IDA is the Italian association of Data Center builders and operators, born from the partnership between Microsoft, Equinix, Rai Way, Data4, STACK Infrastructure, Digital Realty, Vantage Data Centers and CBRE Data Centers, which aims at brining together all the players in the ecosystem in Italy. The most relevant companies in the sector, together, in building a common space to represent and ensure the promotion of Data Centers as a pillar for the digital economy.

As a point of reference at institutional level for the needs of its member companies, IDA’s mission is to: 

> Recognize and develop a strong and efficient Data Centre industry in Italy
> Strengthen Italy as a location for the development and presence of Data Centres
> Foster more streamlined processes for building and operating Data Centres
> Promote energy efficiency and environmental sustainability
> Develop professionalism and skills in the sector