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IXcellerate begins construction after securing Europe’s largest datacentre campus at 34 acres in Moscow with up to 200MW planned

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Moscow – London, 16 February 2021: IXcellerate, the leading commercial datacentre operator in Russia, today announced the most significant investment in its 10-year history in Russia, with an ambitious plan to build a world-leading and sustainable campus at a newly secured location in the south of Moscow.

The southern campus – IXcellerate Moscow South – will unite several datacentres starting with Moscow Five (MOS5), providing clear visibility for hypercloud clients of considerable expansion. Its power capacity will be more than 200 MW, with a design capacity of approximately 20,000 rack spaces. The first phase is slated for commissioning in Q3/Q4 2021.

IXcellerate datacentres are designed to accommodate modern high-load servers and infrastructure for ultra-dense computing in accordance with the Tier III / Level 3 reliability level. During construction, it is planned to use the best energy-efficient and engineering solutions, including a number of green technology initiatives.

Combined with IXcellerate’s innovative Eurasia Peering Internet exchange platform, customers of the new datacentres will be able to connect to over 200 networks, enjoying access to a vast Internet ecosystem of cloud and technology companies whilst also benefitting from extensive office, meeting, event and project space, all on-campus.

Guy Willner, Chairman of IXcellerate, comments:

«We are proud to announce the largest expansion step in IXcellerate history – it underlines our commitment to helping the next generation of Russia’s tech entrepreneurs alongside the country’s accelerating public sector digitalization. We believe this next step in our growth will allow both enterprises and federal bodies to further harness technology to help create a greener future. In tandem with sustainability, data sovereignty is a major issue across the planet and our datacentres allow companies to fully comply with privacy and localization laws whilst also providing the fastest, lowest latency access possible to Russia’s over 100 million Internet users. Ten years of experience, powerful infrastructure, investor support and the trust of our many Russian and international clients and partners give us grounds to be confident that our main goal – to become the best datacentre operator in Russia – will be achieved».

Konstantin Borman, Managing Director of IXcellerate, comments:

«The Russian capital is taking an increasingly important place in the global data-centric economy. Moscow is one of the TOP-5 largest data center markets in Europe in terms of energy capacity and is a key telecom hub on the way from Asia to Europe. By the end of 2021, the IT load of all Moscow commercial data centers will be about 260 MW1. We are building a giant ecosystem that combines a powerful infrastructure, high customer focus, neutrality and unlimited scalability. It is designed to meet the growing demand for the most modern and energy efficient solutions to support the development of the digital industry in Russia».

IXcellerate also plans to build new data facilities and expand its first campus located in the north of Moscow. 

About IXcellerate:

IXcellerate is the leading operator of commercial data centers, ranked in the Top-3 largest players in Russia. The company offers on-demand colocation solutions to address individual infrastructure requirements. IXcellerate data centers are rated Tier III / Level 3 and operate with service availability of 99.999%.

IXcellerate customers are global corporations, financial institutions, hypercloud players, providers of online services and IT companies, leading carriers and other organizations, processing large data volumes. Among them are Tencent Cloud, Huawei, Softline, Nestlé, Thomson Reuters, Orange Business Services, Agricultural Bank of China and many others. IXcellerate is headquartered in London.

Dina Nurkaeva
Chief Marketing Officer, IXcellerate, тел. +7 915 234-85-30.

Rockin’Russia 2016 Summer Party.

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Last week, despite heavy rains and a thunder on the eve, we hosted our annual open air event for the IXcellerate friends in Moscow –

Rockin’Russia 2016 Summer Party! 

Rock bandOver one hundred guests attended – key customers and partners, sponsors and their invitees, media and industry analysts as well as energizing and talented musicians from the rock bands – JINN and White Collars.

Agenda included series of news announcements and foreword on behalf of the organisers and partners, multiple DC tours, the rock concert and interactive sessions&contensts&lottery.


There were settled six interactive areas, where all the guests could acquaint and network – Creative zone with foto-stand and lottery (sponsored by the cloud provider Softline), Music&sound stage (sponsored by the energy solutions provider SDMO), Virtual reality zone (organized by the global IT solutions provider G-core), Grill battle&Fire zone (controlled by the world leading fire proteciton vendor Marioff), Retro-bar (hosted by the global firm of consulting engineers Arup) and an Ice cream zone (provided by the carrier Mastertel)

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Special thanks go to the master chef Andrey Egorov (IXcellerate sales director), who cooked amazing pilav, the creative teams of the Grill Battle, our sponsoring partners and the most talented employees of the data center  – members of the IXcellerate rock-band!



During the party, IXcellerate joined and announced the charity intitiave of the White Collars band to support Bud Chelovekom foundation, which work for/with donations  to help kids, who need medial treatment.

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We are looking forward to Rockin’Russia 2017! See you there! 

LCL Belgium – Newest Member of IDC-G

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Monday 27th June – International Data Centre Group is delighted to announce its newest member: LCL Data Center, Belgium.

With three independent Tier 3 data centers in Brussels East, Brussels West and Antwerp, the LCL carrier neutral data centers are some of the best-connected facilities in Europe. The flexible services that they offer, combined with a wide range of connectivity options, provide their clients with optimum solutions.

The Belgian IDC-G member is ideally located in the center of Europe. At 4 milliseconds from Amsterdam and 5 milliseconds from London and Paris in terms of round trip latency, LCL is a vital link in IDC-G’s international data center network.

CEO of LCL Laurens van Reijen said: “We are delighted to be part of the International Data Centre Group. As it is becoming more and more important to both international and domestic companies to have access to data centers in different markets, joining seemed the natural progression for LCL. We are looking forward to collaborating with other members and becoming part of this global brand”.

Founder of IDC-G, Guy Willner: With the re-launch of IDC-G in late April, having LCL on board this early is very encouraging for the future of the brand. By being at ITW this week where we are meeting other potential members, we will be increasing our visibility and importance within the DC Industry.

About LCL

LCL has many years’ experience and know-how in data centers and colocation. The company has three independent data centers: in Brussels East (Diegem), Brussels West (Aalst) and Antwerp.

Thanks to its dynamic team and reputed service provision, LCL today has clients in a wide range of sectors. Multinationals and small and medium-sized enterprises, government bodies, Internet companies and telecom operators all call upon the services of LCL. The company is ISO 27001 and Tier 3 certified, which is the highest possible certification in Belgium. LCL also opts resolutely in favor of sustainability and is 14001 certified.

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About IDC-G

IDC-G is the first global data center alliance, providing customers with a single interface for premium data center services in emerging technology markets and new economies. IDC-G’s customers can leverage world-class industry experience combined with the local expertise of its Alliance Members, as well as the reassurance that comes with the IDC-G stamp of data center excellence. Guy Willner, co-founded Europe’s leading carrier neutral data center provider, IXEurope, acquired by Equinix Inc. in 2007 for USD555m.  For more details on IDC-G, visit