ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC): STT GDC to team up with leading universities in the Philippines

Jul 25, 2023 | Posted by MadalineDunn

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) Philippines, a joint venture of Globe, Ayala Corporation, and Singapore-based ST Telemedia Global Data Centres, has announced that it is partnering up with some of the country's top universities. Collaborating with De La Salle University, the University of Santo Tomas, and the National University, the JV is on a mission to garner greater interest in the data center industry. 

The partnership reportedly has three strategic objectives:
  • To enhance awareness of the data center industry, 
  • To integrate industry-relevant content into engineering curricula, and 
  • To provide practical, hands-on internship programs.

Further, the partnership will also see joint research conducted with DLSU, UST, and NU, with a specific focus on cooling technologies, energy efficiency and security systems.

"The key to securing the digital future of the Philippines lies in the hands of our youth. This partnership merges the academic expertise of our esteemed university partners with industry insights from STT GDC Philippines, offering an enriched learning journey for students and a fortified future for our nation's digital revolution," commented Carlo Malana, President and CEO of STT GDC Philippines.

STT GDC Philippines reportedly plans to scale up the program, to create a "robust talent pipeline" for the country's growing data center industry.