GLP, a global leader in logistics real estate, data centers, and renewable energy is marking its entrance into the Japanese data center market with the groundbreaking of a three-building campus ‘Tokyo West 1’ in West Tokyo, Japan. This marks an important expansion step into Asia’s IT hub for the multinational company.
GLP Breaks Ground on Tokyo Data Center Campus
GLP has commenced construction of its first three-building data center campus in West Tokyo, the Tokyo West 1 (TKW1), which will offer a total IT load of 31 MW. Building 1, which lays the foundation of the campus, is slated for completion in February 2025 and is designed to meet the requirements of both hyperscale and enterprise customers in aspects of physical and cybersecurity, safety, reliability, and sustainability.
Meeting Enterprise and Hyperscale Customer Demands
GLP has assembled a global team of seasoned data center industry professionals to provide comprehensive technical expertise in the design, delivery, and operation of TKW1. To drive the sustainability goals of future enterprise and hyperscale customers, the center will operate on clean energy from GLP’s renewable business and be constructed to LEED Gold certification standards.
GLP’s Expanding Global Data Center Presence
GLP’s venture into Japan marks a significant milestone in its digital infrastructure business. With more than 600 MW of IT load currently available across its four planned campuses in Tokyo and one in Osaka, the company is poised to provide sustainable, safe, secure, and reliable data center solutions to meet current and future business application, cloud, and AI computing deployments.
In conclusion, GLP’s rigorous pursuit of comprehensive and sustainable solutions ramps up with its entrance into Tokyo – a data center hub in Asia. This project marks an important milestone that signals GLP’s readiness to provide enterprise and hyperscale customers with technical solutions and infrastructures that marry safety, security with sustainability— an approach that situates GLP as a leading provider in Japan.
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