Flexential has outlined plans to grow its data center footprint this year and has broken ground on a new facility in Atlanta, Georgia.

The company this week announced plans to add 33MW of new data center development projects in 2022.

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– Flexential

The new capacity will see the company expand at double the rate of 2021 and Flexential aims to offer customers more than 220MW and 3 million sq ft of capacity across 19 markets by year-end 2022.

As part of the expansions, Flexential has started construction on the first phase of a new data center in Atlanta, Georgia; at full build-out, Atlanta-Douglasville will offer over 130,000 sq ft (12,00 sqm) of IT space and 22.5MW of capacity.

The company also said that it has completed the construction of the Hillsboro 3 data center in Portland, Oregon. The 36MW facility offers customers 358,000 sq ft (33,300 sqm) of space.

“As we all reflect on the challenges of the past two years and look to the future to accommodate new realities, driving growth has never been a more complicated mission,” said Chris Downie, CEO of Flexential. “Traditional playbooks will not suffice. Companies must reimagine what it takes to meet the needs of their teams and their end-users.”

Flexential raised $2.1 billion via securitization financing in December, and said it plans to allocate funds towards this expansion as part of its growth plans in 2022.

Earlier this month, Flexential announced plans to expand the power capacity at its Englewood data center in Denver, Colorado, to 11.25MW by year-end, adding 4.5MW.

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