ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC): ST Telemedia Global Data Centres to construct sustainability-focused data center in the Philippines

May 21, 2023 | Posted by MadalineDunn

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (Philippines) (STT GDC Philippines), a joint venture (JV) between Globe, Ayala Corporation, and Singapore-based ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC), has announced plans to develop the largest carrier-neutral data center in the Philippines.     

The STT Fairview data center campus will span 83,000 square meters (893,400 sq ft) of gross floor area across four buildings. It will also offer 124MW of IT load capacity at full build-out. Work has already begun on the first building, Fairview 1.

"With the Philippine digital industry set to grow at a projected compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20% through 20301, we are seeing rapidly growing demand for high-quality colocation services in the Philippines as both cloud service providers and enterprises alike continually expand their business platforms to meet consumers' evolving demand for low-latency digital services," commented Carlo Malana, Chief Executive Officer, STT GDC Philippines. 

Malana said the company is confident it will capture new demand while assisting customers meet their own sustainability ambitions with the new and differentiated data center capacity. Malana also highlighted it as an opportunity to nurture local talent in digital and green skills.

The facility will have a number of sustainability features and solutions, including hollow core concrete slabs, recycled steel and HDPE3 piping, the ability to house liquid-cooled solutions, and will be built to global industry standards. 

Lionel Yeo, CEO of Southeast Asia, STT GDC, said that it is currently an opportune moment to support the Philippines' digital growth agenda with core data center infrastructure, the linchpin of a digital society.

Yeo added: "With its complex design and scale requirements, this new data center will offer market-leading efficiencies without the reliability trade-offs, bringing a new standard in data center capacity to the Philippines that will serve the country's digital and sustainability ambitions with its future-ready features."

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