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Equinix expands footprint in Mumbai to address rising demand for digital infrastructure

To support India’s growing digital economy, which is expected to reach US$1 trillion by 2026, Equinix – a digital infrastructure company – has announced an investment of US$42 million for its fourth International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre in Mumbai, called MB4. The new facility will allow local and overseas businesses to expand their digital capability as a foundation to accelerate Digital Transformation in […]


Why is Singapore a popular country for data centre growth and how is this expected to take shape over the next five years?

The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) have awarded about 80MW of new capacity to four data centre operators through the pilot Data Centre-Call for Application (DC-CFA) exercise. This is part of Singapore’s effort to enable the growth of data centres to support the digital economy in a sustainable manner […]


Digital Realty recognised for Green Innovation at the 24th Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards

Digital Realty has announced that its water-saving initiative for cooling towers at its SIN10 facility has won the inaugural ‘Green Innovations: Water Solutions’ award at the Singapore Environment Council’s 24th Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards (SEAA). The award recognises businesses, groups and individuals that have taken significant steps to drive innovation, reduce their environmental impact and enhance […]


Check Point Software deploys comprehensive security architecture at MidCoast Council

Check Point Software Technologies, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions globally, has announced that MidCoast Council in New South Wales has deployed Check Point Infinity – one of the leading cybersecurity architectures built to prevent sophisticated Fifth Generation attacks across networks, cloud deployments, endpoints, mobile and IoT devices. Check Point Infinity provides the council with a comprehensive security solution stack across its data centres, […]


STL partners with public sector entity in India to build and maintain data centres

STL, a leading optical and digital solutions company, has announced a partnership with a public sector entity. In this multi-year agreement, STL will design, build, commission and maintain two data centre facilities, with service deployment across multiple network sites across India. STL will also be responsible for three years of operations and management to ensure the reliable […]


Digital Realty makes gains on data centre sustainability in Singapore with new cooling tower initiative

Digital Realty, one of the largest global providers of cloud- and carrier-neutral data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions, has announced a new cooling tower initiative at its SIN10 data centre that aims to pioneer new levels of water conservation and efficiency in its data centres in Singapore.  This initiative is the first of its kind to be implemented in Singapore’s data […]


Malaysia’s data centre ecosystem boosted by Equinix expansion

As Malaysia continues to grow as a strategic regional hub for digital interconnection between businesses, Equinix plans to open its first data centre in Kuala Lumpur in Q1 2024, following its expansion announcement last year to enter Malaysia with a data centre in Johor. Spurred by strong cloud growth and e-commerce adoption, as well as […]


BDx Data Centres appoints new President and Chief Business Officer

BDx Data Centres, a portfolio company of US-based private equity firm, I Squared Capital, is expanding its business growth strategy with the appointment of Manish Prakash as President and Chief Business Officer. Prakash brings 25 plus years of executive leadership in turnarounds, building sustainable organisations and Digital Transformation across leading global technology and telecom firms. […]


Vertiv issues updated guidance for data centres during extreme heat

Data centre cooling experts at Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, have issued updated guidance for managing the extreme heat. Summer in the northern hemisphere just started, but already devastating heatwaves have washed over much of the US, Mexico, Canada, Europe and Asia. Widespread wildfires in Canada have triggered air quality […]


Tape Ark liberates 40 years of Dark Data via Platform Equinix

A vast amount of the world’s largest and historical data collections sit idle and inaccessible on tape media because it was one of the cost-effective places organisations could store records since the 1970s. With advancements in digital technologies, Perth-founded and headquartered technology company, Tape Ark – which specialises in tape-to-cloud migration – is liberating these […]


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