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Globe Business Eyeing Data Centre Expansion in Philippines

Globe Business is looking at expanding its data centres as digital adoption in Philippines is on the rise. Telecommunications in the Philippines is a growing market as Filipinos start to embrace a digital lifestyle, resulting…

Ooredoo picks BDx as preferred bidder for majority stake in Indonesian Data Centres

PT Indosat, the Indonesian wireless carrier unit of Qatar’s Ooredoo QPSC, has picked Hong Kong-based Big Data Exchange as its preferred bidder for a majority stake in its Indonesian data centers business, according to a…

Exabytes forms JV with Malaysia’s Open DC

Exabytes, an e-commerce solution provider has entered into a joint venture agreement with Open DC. which is Malaysia’s telecom datacentre providers. In a statement, Exabytes said the partnership will contribute to the enhancement of the…

EDGE DC launches 6MW Data Centre in Downtown Jakarta, Indonesia

PT Ekagrata Data Gemilang (“EDGE DC”), a subsidiary of PT Indointernet Tbk (“Indonet”) has officially launched its first Data Centre, EDGE1. EDGE1 is strategically located in downtown Jakarta, close to major internet hubs to enable…

Cloud & Datacenter Industry Cheers Thailand’s Quarantine-Free Travel Announcement – Full List of 46 Countries

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says Thailand will open the country to visitors from 46 countries instead of only 10 Covid-19 low-risk countries announced earlier, starting from Nov 1. He said, “If we wait until everything…

Alibaba Plans to Set up 2 New Data Centres in South Korea & Thailand

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, plans to set up two new data centres in South Korea and Thailand to assist local enterprises in their digital innovation journey. Commitment to…

Sustainability, Hyperscalers’ Boom & Energy Efficiency Grab the Limelight at South East Asia Cloud & Data Centre Summit

Southeast Asia has seen some of the most dramatic and rapid developments in the cloud and IT industries over the past 18 months. The role of data centres as the engine behind the success of…

PLDT to Develop its Biggest Data Centre for Hyperscalers in Philippines

Philippines’ largest fully integrated telco company PLDT announced on October 19 that will it build its first and biggest data centre in the country designed to service the needs of global hyperscalers. The facility, which…

Exclusive Interview: Singapore Startup, Data Center First, Ventures into Batam, Indonesia

When news of a data center development in Nongsa Digital Park, Batam, was officially announced on July 2021, there were mixed reactions from industry watchers. After all, Batam is not the de-facto data centre investment…

Data Center First Announces 30MW Data Center in Batam, Indonesia

Singapore, October 18, 2021 – Data Center First Pte Ltd today announced the launch of their maiden 30MW data centre project in Nongsa Digital Park, Batam Indonesia. The new data centre, Nongsa One, will be…