Global Switch Singapore Woodlands

Woodlands Avenue 12 Singapore

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The Woodlands site is Global Switch's second data center in Singapore located on the north end of the island.


  • The data centre is 17km from the Central Business District and 15km from Tai Seng
  • A MRT station is a 10 minute walk
  • Changi Airport is 23km away


  • OverviewGlobal Switch has a long-term lease with renewal rights for a further 30 years
  • Exceeds Tier III operational performance
  • 5 data floors
  • Flexible IT space with the ability to create bespoke environments

Main Structural Features:

  • Reinforced concrete frame with reinforced concrete floors, concrete walls with external metal cladding
  • 5.1m slab to slab height
  • Raised floor height of 900mm
  • Minimum from raised floor: 3.2m clear height to underside of ceiling
  • Floor loading of 15kN/m²
  • 1 goods lift (5 tons), 3 passenger lifts

Data Center Power

  • 22kV utility supply with N+N redundancy
  • Utility power supply capacity of 40MVA (planned)
  • Technical (IT) power and mechanical systems supplied by on-site Diesel Rotary UPS with N+2 redundancy
  • Fully diverse power distribution to technical areas
  • On-site fuel storage to support 24 hours at full capacity with 24x7x365 fuel delivery
  • Offering 1,500 W/m² as standard, with higher power density solutions fully supported


  • Minimum N+1 resilience on all systems
  • CRAH units control temperature and humidity in technical space within the recommended range of ASHRAE TC9.9
  • Diverse distribution pipework throughout


  • Operations Center manned 24x7x365
  • Security guard patrols 24x7x365
  • Continuous CCTV surveillance of external and internal areas
  • CCTV records kept for 31 days
  • Comprehensive intruder detection and alarms to all areas
  • Perimeter Intrusion Detection system (PIDs)
  • Strict access control procedures to ISO 27001:2013
  • Access control using proximity card readers and biometric systems
  • Physical access via mantrap
  • Secure managed delivery and loading area available 24x7x365
  • Compliant with Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) TVRA requirements


  • Carrier Neutral
  • Network dense with access to multiple global and regional carriers and Internet service providers offering Dark Fiber, Wavelength, Ethernet, MPLS, VPLS, IP Transit, Peering, CDN, Storage, Virtualized Services (SDN), Voice and Mobile Services
  • Two (2) dedicated Meet Me Rooms
  • Two (2) diverse building entry points
  • Diverse cable routes and pathwaysRoof space availability for satellite and antennae equipment

Fire Detection and Suppression:

  • Inert gas suppression system in technical areas with dry pipe pre-action sprinkler for additional resiliency

Map and Nearby Locations:

Woodlands Avenue 12 Singapore
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Global Switch Singapore Woodlands Data Center Photos

Rendering of Global Switch Tai Seng Building
Source: Global Switch
Galmon’s JLG 1850SJ telescopic boom lift – the world’s tallest – installed the Global Switch signage on the company’s latest 25,000sqm data centre in Woodlands, Singapore.

Putting the Finishing Touches on the New Data Centre

Galmon’s JLG 1850SJ telescopic boom lift – the world’s tallest – installed the Global Switch signage on the company’s latest 25,000sqm data centre in Woodlands, Singapore.

Source: Galmon

Operating Company

Founded in 1998, Global Switch is an owner, operator and developer of large scale network dense, carrier and cloud neutral multi-tenanted data centers in Europe and Asia-Pacific.

In 2018, a consortium of Chinese investors called Elegant Jubilee took control of the company. Elegant Jubilee was formed by Li Qiang, a major shareholder in Chinese data center company Daily-Tech Beijing. The group’s biggest investor is the Jiangsu Sha Steel Group, the largest privately-owned steelmaker in China.

11 Facilities Owned
9 Markets Served
399.77 Megawatts
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Name Date Added Description
sing-woodlands-global-switch-technical-specification January 2019

4 page of technical specs for the Woodlands site

global-switch-singapore-woodlands-brochure January 2019

Four-page brochure for the Woodland site.

singapore-infographic January 2019

An Infographic for the new site