Big Data Exchange just got bigger. The carrier neutral, content-exchange company has acquired a data center located in Paya Lebar, Singapore formerly owned by Telstra. BDx made the strategic choice to expand into Singapore due to its proximity to other countries in Asia. Its location and connectivity advantages help BDx form a network hub designed to meet the rising internet and cloud exchange needs of its customers.
The new BDx Singapore data center (SIN1) houses 1,800 racks with a 7.3MW power capacity. It has been awarded an UpTime Tier 3+ Design Certificate, as well is SS564 GreenMark Gold Plus, TVRA, ISO27001 and PCI-DSS certified. BDx plans to upgrade the facility as part of their business model to increase PUE and drive higher efficiency. Singapore also boasts the highest megawatt per capita, globally.
“This Singapore data center allows us to provide critical connectivity into the Southeast Asian market,” said DavidKim, COO at BDx. “Adding this data center to our portfolio opens up options for our customers looking to expand into Southeast Asia. They now have the ability to easily integrate both their physical and virtual infrastructures via the BDx Single Pane into a managed hybrid ecosystem, connecting our new Singapore location through a highly automated cluster of data centers globally via the BDx Federated SDN.”
The acquisition comes a few months after the construction announcement of a data center in Nanjing, China, taking the total BDx portfolio to seven data centers in cities across Asia.
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