Scala Data Centers is the Sustainable Hyperscalable Data Centers platform in Latin America. Developed to meet and exceed the growing demand for digital access in this region, Scala has a highly qualified team of more than 400 professionals and applies a flexible and innovative approach to deliver exceptional quality colocation services to hyperscale clients, service and cloud software providers, and large enterprises. We customize state-of-the-art solutions for each client in the construction of the latest generation data centers, with high availability, energy efficiency and superior density. All this combined with best sustainability practices guided by our ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) program. For more information, visit www.scaladatacenters.com.
Why Scala Data Centers joined iMasons Foundation Partner Program
Scala Data Centers brings a new vision of responsibility and commitment to customers, employees and society: scaling results for the construction of the digital future. Whether the result is financial, marketing, personal or social, Scala works so that it is always bigger, growing and limitless, towards a future that is established in the present. For Scala, a company’s success must be measured not only by its financial results but also defined by its commitment to the environment, its contributions to society and the strength of its governance, as well as its ethical behavior. We reduced the environmental impact of our activities, carefully selecting our investments in sustainable projects, improving our operations and every day so that we can offer better solutions to our customers, while sharing benefits with our society. Scala understands that its core Values and Culture are truly aligned to the iMasons pillars, based on digital and technology progress enablement.
Partner Advisory Council Member
Graduated in Electronic Engineering from the Pontifical Catholic University (PUC) of Rio de Janeiro, Agostinho Villela is Scala Data Centers’ VP of Engineering, the leading Latin American platform of sustainable data centers in the Hyperscale market. Agostinho is part of a select group of professionals in Latin America and around the world to hold the position of Distinguished Engineer (DE) at IBM, one of the highest recognitions in the company’s technical career.
Villela has over 34 years of experience in the technology industry worldwide, known for his ability to create state-of-the-art in innovation in different segments such as Software Defined Networks (SDN), Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Quantum Computing and 5G. The executive has a massive contribution to put innovation permeating the entire company in a deep and transversal way leading automation and innovation initiatives, working on 5 main pillars: risk mitigation, quality improvement, delivery time reduction, greater efficiency, and extensive use of technology.
Founder of the IBM Brazil innovation garage in 2017 and the Brazil 5G Telecommunications Solutions Lab in 2020, Villela is the co-author of a patent on cybersecurity (digital printing of devices) and is responsible for a patent submission on caching for assistants based on voice. Entrepreneur and mentor at Endeavor, Cross-systems IT Specialist, and co-author of a Redbook on distributed computing programming, Villela is also a visiting professor in Rapid Innovation at Fundação Dom Cabral, having been IBM’s worldwide representative in the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), member senior at IBM Academy of Technology worldwide and IBM Quantum Ambassador.