American cloud hosting provider HostDime today announced the opening of a new, state-of-the-art Tier III data center in João Pessoa, Brazil. The facility has been designed to enhance HostDime’s managed hosting services in the north-eastern part of the country, according to company sources.
Built at a cost of USD 15 million, the new data center will be the second of its kind for HostDime in north-east Brazil and the third overall in the country. Tier III data centers support dual-powered equipment and multiple uplinks, while specifications of HostDime’s latest center suggests that it will offer a latency of 10 milliseconds or less. The company claims this will allow it to host critical systems and facilitate corporate applications like ERPs and content streaming.
Additionally, the new João Pessoa center will enable HostDime to offer an ultra high-speed dual fiber optic ring following a local partnership with Brazilian telecom provider Tely.
When asked by the press on how the new data center would benefit HostDime, the company’s CEO for the region, Filipe Mendes had this to say:
Our data center has been certified, as well as the optic fiber network that interconnects the Northeast states. This allows us to answer all the IT infrastructure needs of businesses that are looking for quality and security in data hosting and connectivity.
Forty percent of the capacity of this new data center has already been allocated and the forecast is to reach maximum occupancy in mid 2018.
The opening of the data center is kept in line with the long term vision of HostDime’s international expansion strategy. The company also has operations in Mexico, the United Kingdom, Netherlands, India and Hong Kong, apart from its foundations in the United States.