Telehouse has broken ground on a new data center outside Paris.

The company this week announced the start of construction work for a second data center at its TH3 Paris Magny campus in France.

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– Telehouse

Located on a former EADS military site, the new Magny 2 facility will provide 12,000 sqm (129,150 sq ft) of IT floor space, and 18MW of capacity across five buildings. It is set to open in October 2023.

Takayo Takamuro, Deputy Managing Director at Telehouse, said: “This is a crucial step in our ongoing European growth strategy and adds value to our customers collocating in the UK and around the world. The expansion in Paris is an important piece in the global connectivity puzzle, enhancing the services we offer from our other locations and providing long-term benefits, including low latency global connections, greater bandwidth, and less jitter.”

Telehouse said the opening is part of a €1 billion ($988m), five-year investment plan, of which €50 million ($49.4m) has been allocated to the opening of the new Paris facility.

Established in 1988 and owned by Japanese telco KDDI, Telehouse has operations in 15 cities globally, including in the US, UK, France, Germany, China, Singapore, Vietnam, and Japan.

2022 has seen Telehouse open a new data center in London’s docklands and announce plans for a facility in Bangkok, Thailand.

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