OrionStellar, Sri Lanka’s first carrier-neutral,, high-density data center, achieved another
historic milestone after becoming the first facility of its kind in the island to be listed as a
TIA-942 Rated 3 Data Centre facility. Data center design conforms to delivering highest
level of availability and resiliency in terms of uninterrupted power and cooling to the
enterprises hosting their IT infrastructure at Orionstellar.
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) standard is one of the most widely
recognized and globally implemented standards for reviewing and ensuring conformity
with international best practices. The certification covers all physical infrastructure
including, but not limited to, site location, architectural, electrical, and mechanical, fire
safety, telecommunications, and security. The facility design ensures concurrently
maintainability in critical infrastructure equipped with the redundant capacity
components and multiple independent distribution paths in conformity with all applicable
“Since our launch in November of 2021, OrionStellar has been on a mission to simplify
digital infrastructure challenges for Sri Lankan and regional enterprises. With this latest
accreditation, we reinforce our position as a reliable destination for deployment of digital
services and provide credible assurance to our customers and stakeholders. And we
are also moving forward with the establishment of another historic milestone in the
development of Sri Lanka’s IT infrastructure and capabilities,” said OrionStellar
Managing Director, Jeevan Gnanam.
Located in the capital city’s Orion ICT Park, OrionStellar features capacity for 200 racks,
a rack density of up to 15kW per rack and a design PUE of 1.4 achieved through in row
cooling systems, which enables higher levels of power efficiency resulting power saving
up to 40% for the customers who will be collocating their IT infrastructure at Orionstellar.
“Facilitating advanced technologies, OrionStellar’s state-of-the-art data center is poised
to offer best-in-class, globally competitive services to accelerate their digitalization
journeys, rationalize core infrastructure costs and establish stronger levels of security
and redundancy, all while reducing energy costs and contributing towards a green and
prosperous economy,” said OrionStellar Chief Operations Officer (COO), Nalaka
Built in compliance with the latest ISO 27001 standards and global data center
standards, the new data center aims to deliver the highest levels of reliability, efficiency,
and redundancy with 99.98% uptime.
OSDC is geared to benefit enterprise and government sector customers across the
country while simultaneously contributing to the technological advancement of the
The center features power infrastructure with 2 (N+1) UPS systems to ensure
continuous cooling with a fully redundant battery backup system, and an N+1 generator
system supported with two fuel bulk tanks with a total capacity over 50000 L to ensure
reliable and uninterrupted power supply.
OrionStellar caters to enterprise IT infrastructure needs and with co-location packages
designed to meet the varied requirements of different business segments and sectors.
The facility is providing white labeled space for Telcos and larger MNCs and features
dedicated cages with biometric access control for large enterprises, as well as individual
racks for SME and startup hosting needs. Orionstellar data center has a unique
capability to monitor the power consumption up to the individual server level (U level)
such that customers will be paying for the exact electricity consumption they use on a
pay as you use model.
The data center also offers an array of value-added services including storage as a
service and back up as a service to back up mission critical enterprise data in a secure
environment, disaster recovery solutions during unexpected downtime and cost-
effective data center migration services with minimal disruption to core business