Singapore has announced the end of its data center moratorium and is now accepting new applications for facilities, following Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Economic Development Board's (EDB) pilot scheme launch. The moratorium was originally put in place back in 2019 due to S...
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Singtel's DC West is located in Jurong Lake District, a commercial hub outside of the Central Business District. DC West is close to the Kingsland Data Center and Telin-3 in Singapore Data Center Park (DCP.)
The new data center is 7 stories, comprising 570,000 square feet of space and has power capabilities of up to 36 MW. The Tier 3-plus, high-security facility is connected to Singtel’s eight other data centers through an inter-DC fiber-optic network. Singtel has set up redundant East-West redundancy. the Kim Chuan Data Centres are 19 KM away.
The DC West data center cost $285 million USD (S$400m) to build and was designed to meet the standards for BCA Green Mark Platinum. Environmentally friendly features of the build include a diesel UPS and a cooling system which uses water reclaimed from the city’s sewage by the Singapore Public Works board.
Redundant power systems connect to 2 separate substations. DC West has a 2N design that extends to the data center cabinet.