the Minister for Technological Innovation and Digital Transition, Vittorio Colao, visited the Aruba Global Cloud Data Center. The innovative technological center, recently built and with structure and systems compliant with the highest safety standards in the sector – Rating 4 Ansi / Tia 942-B), is located in Ponte San Pietro, in the province of Bergamo, and, with its 200,000 square meters of surface, it is the largest campus data center in Italy.
The visit, guided by the landlord Stefano Cecconi, CEO of Aruba, which took place yesterday afternoon, “It was also an opportunity to see the work in progress on the expansion site of the campus that will lead to the imminent activation of two other data centers, one of which by the end of 2021 “reports the Italian player of data center services, web hosting, e-mail and domain name registration
In detail, Data Center B will have a fully operational capacity of 9 MW, Data Center C of 8 MW. These two new modules will go alongside Data Center A, the object of the visit, which has 12 MW and is now almost at full capacity.
Aruba ensures that all the infrastructures on campus “are green by design: they use, in fact, energy resources coming from renewable sources including photovoltaics, hydroelectricity – thanks to the hydroelectric power plant on the Brembo river located within the area – e high efficiency systems, such as the geothermal one which uses groundwater to cool the data rooms “.
Finally, the Italian company explains that these aspects allow for “compensate for consumption, minimizing the energy impact of our Data Centers and, consequently, the environmental one “.