Embratel, the Brazilian telecommunications company, has launched a new data centre in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company has invested more than US$100 million in the facility which will be dedicated to providing services to corporate clients.
The facility - Data Center Lapa, is a Tier III class centre and brings to five the number of data centres the company has in Brazil, with a capacity of 150 000 virtual servers. The cloud computing platform the site is linked to other similar installed by America Movil, the group of which Embratel is part in Bogotá, Buenos Aires and Mexico.
The new data centre will offer hosting services, disaster recovery, and moving IaaS, virtual server resources with 64GB of RAM each and up to 2TB of storage, located in São Paulo, Bogotá, Buenos Aires and Mexico.
In addition, the Data Center Lapa is scheduled to host and process the information that will be generated by the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, which will be sponsored by Embratel-Claro consortium exclusively in the Telecommunications category.