GDS plans data centre development in Batam, Indonesia

Strategic Presence in Southeast Asia. GDS Holdings Limited, a leading developer and operator of high-performance data centres in China has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire greenfield land in Nongsa Digital Park, located in Batam, Indonesia, approximately 25 kms from Singapore. GDS plans to construct…

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Enterprise server spending in Malaysia, Singapore grows

Malaysia to grow at 7.6 per cent CAGR over 2020-2025 The overall addressable market for enterprise servers in Malaysia is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.6 per centbetween 2020-2025, driven by the ongoing expansion of data center capabilities by leading vendors coupled with high-speed computing by the enterprises,…

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Digital Realty selects Ciena to drive ccalable Cloud interconnectivity across APAC

Aims to unlock trapped value impeding customers’ digital transformation efforts and tackle data gravity head-on. Digital Realty one of the largest global provider of carrier- and cloud-neutral data center, colocation, and interconnection solutions and Ciena, a networking systems, services, and software company, have a signed an agreement to deliver an…

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Under Armour aelects AWS as its preferred Cloud provider for SAP environments

Leading athletic performance brand moves business-critical SAP workloads to AWS. Under Armour has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider for SAP to increase resilience, enhance security, and provide more significant insights across its business. The athletic performance brand completed the migration of its SAP environments to AWS earlier this…

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Curtin University creates a new digital platform foundation

Collaborates with AWS to transform digital experiences. As part of a multi-year strategic agreement, by the end of 2022, Curtin will be moving the vast majority of its IT systems and data into a digital platform hosted on AWS. This will enable automated IT management, provide new digital services for…

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Skills and materials struggle to keep pace with data centre demand

Rising costs of constructing data centres across global markets. Global material shortages are causing delays to data centre construction and escalating costs in the face of rapidly accelerating demand, according to the latest Data centre cost index (DCCI). The Data centre cost index 2021 reveals the rising costs of constructing…

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Hong Kong Urban Renewal Authority approves hyperscale data centres

Two contracts totaling US$3 million. The Hong Kong Urban Renewal Authority and a large data centre operator awarded NV5 two contracts totalling $US3 million to support the modernization of mechanical building systems and the development of a hyperscale data centre in Hong Kong. Hong Kong’s Urban Renewal Authority selected NV5…

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Half of cloud data centres will deploy robots with AI capabilities by 2025

Robots to help alleviate staff shortage challenges plaguing data center industry. By 2025, half of cloud data centres will deploy advanced robots with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) capabilities, resulting in 30 per cent higher operating efficiency, according to Gartner, Inc. “The gap between growing server and storage…

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