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Press Release AIRTRUNK opens second hyperscale data center in Tokyo area to accelerate Japan’s digital future

AirTrunk Operating Pty Ltd
AIRTRUNK opens second hyperscale data center in Tokyo area to accelerate Japan’s digital future
Delivering over 430 MW platform in Japan to meet the demands of major technology companies
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AirTrunk (https://airtrunk.com/ja/), a hyperscale data center specialist in the Asia Pacific (APJ) region including Japan, has opened its second data center in the Tokyo area, TOK2 (TOK2, https://airtrunk. com/ja/location/tok2-west-tokyo/) has been officially opened. Scalable to over 110 megawatts (MW), TOK2 is one of Japan’s largest data centers to support the growing demands of leading technology companies.
AirTrunk, a hyperscale data center specialist in the Asia Pacific (APJ) region including Japan, has officially opened its second data center in the Tokyo area, TOK2 (TOK2). Scalable to over 110 megawatts (MW), TOK2 is one of Japan’s largest data centers to support the growing demands of leading technology companies.
Strategically located in western Tokyo and boasting a site area of ​​4.6 hectares, TOK2 constitutes Tokyo’s main cloud availability zone. It will complement AirTrunk TOK1, located in eastern Tokyo, and together provide customers with location diversity and scalability never seen before in the Tokyo area. The initial phase of TOK2 will provide 60 MW of capacity for AirTrunk’s largest customers.
The opening of TOK2 comes just three months after the groundbreaking of AirTrunk’s first data center in the Osaka area, OSK1. Through these three data centers, AirTrunk provides over 430 MW of capacity in Japan to some of the world’s and Japan’s largest technology companies. AirTrunk Founder and CEO Robin Khuda commented: “Today, AirTrunk achieved another important milestone in Japan by opening its second data center in Tokyo. The growth in intelligence is significant, and the annual growth rate of AI is expected to be more than 37 percent* from 2023 to 2032. To accelerate this growth, we are building a highly scalable cloud and AI infrastructure. The AirTrunk TOK2 data center provides connectivity, security, scalability, and sustainability in the western Tokyo area.
With sustainability and energy efficiency top of mind, TOK2 utilizes direct air-free cooling and is designed with an industry-low power usage efficiency (PUE) of 1.15. TOK2 is raising funds through AirTrunk’s green loan
(https://airtrunk.com/airtrunk-announces-landmark-green-loan-in-japan-under-new-green-financing-framework/). This is the first green loan for data centers in Japan, with operational PUE and water efficiency as eligibility criteria. AirTrunk also supports the promotion of STEM education in Japan, providing funding for STEM scholarships and educational programs to Tokyo Institute of Technology.
AirTrunk Japan Representative Norihiro Matsushita commented: “The AirTrunk TOK2 data center will bring many benefits to the local economy, including job creation, innovation, and social impact programs.As Japan’s cloud grows, so does our AirTrunk team. Along with our offices in Australia and Singapore, we have been certified as a Great Place to Work® in Japan.
Founded in 2015, AirTrunk pioneered hyperscale data centers in the region and has grown to a company with 11 data centers in seven cities and five markets. Together, AirTrunk has over 1.4 gigawatts of total capacity, making it the largest data center company in Asia Pacific outside of China.
To commemorate the opening of TOK2, we held an opening ceremony inviting the Australian Ambassador to Japan, Justin Hayhurst, the heads of the regions where TOK2 is located, and key partners. To mark the new beginning of TOK2, we held Kagami Biraki to pray for health and happiness.
For more information on TOK2, please see the link below.
https://airtrunk.com/ja/location/tok2-west-tokyo/.
*Data provided by Grand View Research
About AirTrunk
AirTrunk is the industry’s leading hyperscale data center specialist. We create platforms for cloud, content, and large enterprises across the Asia Pacific (APJ) region, including Japan. The data centers we develop and operate lead the industry in reliability, innovation, and energy and water efficiency. By leveraging AirTrunk’s unique capabilities, design, and construction methods, we provide scalable, sustainable data center solutions with low construction and operating costs.
AirTrunk is a well-capitalized, privately held company with data center development operations throughout the APJ region. In 2020, a consortium led by Macquarie Asia Infrastructure Fund 2 (MAIF2), which includes Canadian pension fund management agency Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) and others, acquired the majority of the shares. AirTrunk founder and CEO Robin Cuda also owns a stake. Macquarie Asset Management, which manages MAIF2, is one of the world’s leading alternative asset management companies and a member of Macquarie Group Limited (ASX: MQG), a company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). It’s a company.
For more information about AirTrunk, please visit https://airtrunk.com/ja/.
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