Chayora has completed the construction of its first data center on the company’s new Shanghai campus in China.
First announced in November 2021, the planned data campus will cover 8.5 acres with three five-story buildings and a capacity of 54 MW and 10,000 racks with an expected annual average PUE of 1.25. It is anticipated to be ready for service at the beginning of 2023.
EdgeConneX will also be offering Edge computing services from the Shanghai campus once live, as per a partnership between the two companies.
“Although we experienced a very difficult year in 2022 due to continuing Covid restrictions, our project is on track, having completed the upper structure construction as per the original program,” said Murray Mo, the project director responsible for construction of the Shanghai campus. “We showed our commitment to Health & Safety with zero incidents or injuries during the construction, achieved 400,000 safe man-hours and continue our preparation to hand over for operation in Q1 2023.”
Upon completion of the entire campus, Chayora will have more that 200MW of IT load and 35,000 racks in China, split between the Tianjin Campus which launched in October 2020, and the Shanghai facility.
Chayora is a Hong Kong-based data center operator building and operating data centers in China. According to the company website, Chayora is ‘focused on creating the essential infrastructure for multi-national corporations, enterprise occupiers and colocation operators requiring data center facilities’. The website further states that all sites will attempt to supply over 50 percent of their power from clean and renewable sources.