Google is leasing a data center from Adani in Noida, India.
According to records obtained by real estate data analytics company CRE Matrix, tech giant Google has leased 464,000 square feet (43,100 sqm) at the Adani Data Centre in Noida for 10 years with a beginning annual rate of Rs130.98 crore ($16m).
The agreement has been inked between Raiden Infotech Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Google Inc., and Dc Development Noida Private Limited, a division of Adani Enterprises Ltd. Google would pay a monthly rate of Rs235 ($2.86) per square foot with a one percent annual increase.
Last year local conglomerate Adani partnered with EdgeConneX to form a new joint venture to develop data centers in India. The new company, AdaniConneX, is building a data center in Chennai for Flipkart. The company is also planning facilities in locations including Visakhapatnam, Noida, Hyderabad, Pune, and Mumbai.
In April 2021 the company was granted 39,146 square meters (421,300 sq ft) of land in Sector 80 of Noida for a data center by the local Authority. The company is expected to invest Rs 2,500 crore ($333 million) in the facility.
In July 2021 the company acquired a second 34,275 square meter (369,000 sq ft) land parcel in Noida in Sector 62, with plans to invest up to Rs 2,400 Crore ($323m) developing a data center on the site. The company aims to offer 100MW of capacity in Noida from 2023.
Google currently operates two Indian GCP cloud regions in Mumbai and Delhi. Mumbai opened in 2017, with Delhi following in 2021. Adani has previously signed a deal to host some of its systems and applications in Google Cloud.
Money Control recently reported that Indian real estate company DLF is investing around Rs 135 crore ($16.3m) to build a 364,000 square feet data center in Noida which is pre-leased to ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC). The company previously built a data center in the same Noida IT Park that is leased to STT GDC.