STT launches new hyperscale data centre in Thailand
Leading data centre service provider ST Telemedia Global Data Centres, has announced the official opening of STT Bangkok 1, the first carrier-neutral hyperscale data centre in Bangkok built to global standards.
Talking about the launch, Supparat Singhara Na Ayutthaya, Chief Executive Officer of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (Thailand), said: “The launch of the STT Bangkok Data Centre Campus marks the first milestone for our company and a new era of digital infrastructure in Thailand. With a CAGR of 26.5% projected for the industry1, we are seeing a fast-growing demand for colocation services in Thailand from enterprises and cloud service providers that are continually expanding their business platforms to meet customers' evolving demand for digital services, particularly during this prolonged COVID-19 situation.
“With our capabilities, we are confident of capturing new demand and providing the strongest foundation enabling our customers to realise their visions for a smarter, more sustainable digital future,” he added.
STT Bangkok 1
STT Bangkok 1 is the first of two buildings in the STT Bangkok Data Centre Campus, which is strategically located at Hua Mak, one of Bangkok's business districts. The seven-storey building offers a gross floor area of 30,000 square metres and delivers up to 20 megawatts of total IT load capacity to support customers' business expansion with the ability to scale to 40MW.
Discussing Thailand’s data centre market, Clement Goh, CEO, Southeast Asia, ST Telemedia Global Data Centres, said: “We had identified Thailand to be market-ready for growth and decided to invest ahead of the curve to ensure we have a well-established presence and are now poised for that growth. ST Telemedia Global Data Centres has a proven ability to replicate and scale in the markets that we have built a presence in, helping customers navigate and expand into Asia’s fastest-growing yet most complex environments. By delivering to their expectations, we have stayed adaptable and accommodating of differing customer needs yet ensuring a consistent experience in every market that we serve our customers.”
As the first and largest data centre in Bangkok that is both hyperscale-ready and carrier-neutral, STT Bangkok 1 offers companies, who are looking to expand into or within Thailand, a differentiated data centre colocation services model that raises the bar on design and operational excellence, STT said.