The alliance between, Ingeniumleader in the Data Center industry in Latin America with more than 60 projects exceeding 250 MW of capacity, and the IDPengineering group, which provides leadership in the BIM (Building Information Modeling) methodology in Spain, was announced.
Both companies created the firm IDP DC that will offer the Spanish market the technical services that cover the complete life cycle of the Data Centers (consulting, conceptual and detailed design, project management, construction management, testing & commissioning, commissioning and assistance during the operation).
"This alliance is the result of the globalization of business and the rapid response of our team to meet the growing demand of a sector that is gaining more and more strength and attracting the eyes of investors in this type of facilities," said Manuel Kaver, CEO of Ingenium.
According to a recent study by CBREMadrid expects a growth of 540% and Barcelona of 500% in the data center business, with large investors having already announced the construction of their Data Centers in the Iberian Peninsula.
Given the growing demand and the high level of technification required by the sector, the new company will offer a unique value proposition to large real estate funds and data center operators to accelerate the development of this type of projects.
"The creation of the new company IDP DC is part of the group's strategy since the arrival of Nazca, aimed at forming the first group of engineering services based on BIM in Spain and Portugal, with presence in international markets, and with solid capabilities and credentials in key activity verticals for the private sector (industry, logistics, energy, data center, environment and infrastructure), and providing differential and innovative value throughout the life cycle of its assets, from the design phase to the O&M phase of the same applying digital twins", said Enric Blasco, CEO of the IDP Group.
This project, in addition to having the extensive experience of Fernando García, telecommunications engineer and MBA from IESE, with more than 20 years of experience in the Data Center and critical infrastructure sector, will be accompanied by Carlos García-Sevilla, architect and founding partner of Quark, one of the professionals with the greatest experience and reputation in data center design in Europe.