GOI launches eVidya to provide access to online education

The Government of India has launched PM eVIDYA, an effort to create a digital platform for education. This has been initiated as part of Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan on 17th May, 2020, which unifies all efforts related to digital/online/on-air education to enable multi-mode access to education. The initiative includes: DIKSHA (one nation, one digital platform) […]

South Asia Cloud and Data centre Summit 2021

The demand for data centres has been on a constant rise, ever since the COVID19 pandemic began and people started working from home. The increase in the number of data centres has also led to a concern with regard to the consumption of electrical energy. According to a report in Cooling India, in data centers, […]

Sunseap and BP Batam to build world’s largest Floating Solar Farm

Sunseap Group and Badan Pengusahaan Batam (BP Batam) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the building of a floating photovoltaic system (FPV) and energy storage system (ESS) on a reservoir in Indonesia’s Batam Island. The project is estimated to be around US$2 billion, the company said. As per the MOU, Sunseap will develop […]

Gaw Capital Partners Completes Data Center JV with Industry Veteran Mr Wong Ka Vin

Real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners today announced the establishment of a new joint venture operating company, Data Center First Pte Ltd., with Mr. Wong Ka Vin as the Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer with its maiden project in Batam, Indonesia. Data Center First, headquartered in Singapore, is a data center operator and […]

For Sustainable Data Centres, Green is still in ‘Pause’ Mode

In the turn of the 20th century, Henry Ford once said in a meeting – Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black. In the 21st century data centre providers can change Ford’s colour to – green. Whether in Board meetings or Social Media boards, […]

HK emerges as the 3rd most attractive Data Centre location in APAC: Cushman & Wakefield

Even as political uncertainties and the pandemic have played out incessantly throughout the year, data centre investment market in Hong Kong has remained robust. Global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield, in a report has said that Hong Kong advances to the third most attractive data center location in Asia Pacific and is highly […]

Huhtamaki India migrates on-premise data centre to Yotta in Mumbai

Huhtamaki India, one of India’s leading manufacturers of primary consumer flexible packaging and labelling materials, has migrated its captive, on-premise data centre to Yotta NM1 data center at Panvel, Navi Mumbai. Huhtamaki India is a part of Huhtamaki Oyj, a Finnish-based global food packaging major. The Huhtamaki team outsourced the data centre management to Yotta […]

Gaw Capital Partners Completes Data Center JV with Industry Veteran Mr Wong Ka Vin

Real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners today announced the establishment of a new joint venture operating company, Data Center First Pte Ltd., with Mr. Wong Ka Vin as the Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer with its maiden project in Batam, Indonesia. Data Center First, headquartered in Singapore, is a data center operator and […]