MTS Belarus has opened a new data center in Minsk, Belerus.
Built to Tier III standards, the 370 sqm (4,000 sq ft) facility accommodates 78 rack-places for server and network equipment. MTS says the total electrical capacity of the data center is 954kW and a power usage effectiveness (PUE) of 1.28.
The facility will host technological equipment and MTS Cloud servers. The Belarusian telecoms firm will offer virtual resources as a service (IaaS) through virtualization platforms from Cisco and Huawei.
“The new data center will significantly strengthen our position in the ICT market,” the company said in a statement. “Hundreds of large and medium-sized companies already trust us to implement cloud projects and use our infrastructure according to the IaaS model, now there is an additional feature - highly reliable physical server placement. We see ourselves among the leaders in terms of the ratio of price, quality and efficiency.”