Israel is building a missile-proof data center
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The state-of-the-art anti-missile data center will be built by Techtonic, a company founded by software engineer and high-tech entrepreneur Gad Bennett. and will be located in the Brosh industrial area in Beit Shemeshei and will be provided for the use of large data processing companies operating in Israel. Its construction will cost hundreds of millions of shekels.
Techtonic is currently in the process of obtaining a full building permit. The facility is expected to be completed in mid-2025.
15,000 sqm data center. will be one of the largest in the country, its capacity will be 16 MW, and the configuration of redundant systems will ensure its uninterrupted operation even in the event of disruptions or war. In the case of the latter, the facility will be even more protected from direct missile attacks.
“The accelerated transition to the cloud has created a huge demand for data centers. However, many organizations still have concerns about physical security, especially when it comes to high ground centers. In response, Techtonic's data center will be a secure, hardened underground hosting facility and one of the most advanced in the country,” Bennett said.
He noted that Techtonic has brought together the best companies and consultants to make Leap forward in the Israeli data center sector towards the world's most stringent Tier IV standard and advanced physical security.
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