Iron Mountain held a launch event this week for SIN-1 in Singapore, the facility it acquired from Credit Suisse in 2017. The data center is the company's first facility in Asia.Iron Mountain Press Release
Singapore is a small island at the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula, yet Singapore data center market is the most attractive market in the Asia-Pacific region. The city-state has landed the lion share of the growth in the APAC market. Driving the growth is what makes it attractive; stable infrastructure, great network, pro-business environment, and skilled workforce. Singapore is a hub for Southeast Asia (and Asia in general.)
Advantages of a Singapore Data Center Deployment:
- Telecom Deregulation
- Low Risk from natural disasters
- Political stable, business-friendly location with regulations based on British law.
- The electrical power grid is reliable
- Access to many subsea cables
Equinix’s Singapore SG1 & SG3 are the Connectivity Hub of Singapore
Equinix SG1 is the epicenter to network connectivity in Singapore. SG1 is an older facility Equinix worked early to bring networks into it’s site. The work paid off and SG1 is a sought after location, however the site is at capacity. Fortunately, Equinix Singapore SG3 was constructed across the street. Equinix SG3 is a 7-story building that offers space to expand.
Equinix Singapore Addresses:
- SG1: 20 Ayer Rajah Crescent
- SG3: 26A Ayer Rajah Crescent
Global Switch at 2 Tai Seng is a network dense alternative to SG1/SG3.