Structure Research data quoted on Toronto data centre market

  • June 11, 2020

Source: Data Economy

ServerFarm Targets Toronto’s Future $565m Data Centre Economy With Expansion Built During The Covid-19 Pandemic

ServerFarm Targets Toronto’s Future $565m Data Centre Economy With Expansion Built During The Covid-19 Pandemic

Transatlantic data centre operator ServerFarm has added 14MW of new critical capacity to its Toronto data centre, nearly doubling the facility’s power load.

The project included a major construction phase, which was completed during the Covid-19 lockdown with the support of TD Securities, Israel Discount Bank and…


Philbert Shih on data centre market in Indonesia

  • April 22, 2020

Source: Data Economy Magazine (Digital) (pages 16-20); Web Version in Data Economy



Indonesia. The largest country in Southeast Asia has, at one point produced oil, coal, natural gas and palm oil, all used as energy raw materials. The renewable energy potential in the country is high – from sold, wind, hydro to geothermal energy. A surge in mobile data and Internet users is heavily contributing to the pressing need for faster connectivity and, in turn, more…


Jabez Tan on Hyperscale data centre market in Japan

  • April 22, 2020

Source: Data Center Knowledge

Equinix and GIC to Build Cloud Data Centers in Japan

Absent domestic cloud giants, US and Chinese platforms are rushing into Japan to fill the void.

Japan hasn’t produced a cloud giant of its own, so American and Chinese ones are rushing to sell cloud services to businesses in the world’s third-largest economy. And global data center players are happy to build homes for all those cloud servers in Japan’s hot markets.

Equinix announced…


Jabez Tan on Japanese Data Centre Market

  • February 24, 2020

Source: Data Economy

Exclusive. Tokyo And Osaka Colocation Market To Grow By 20.4% In 2020 Amid $2.17bn 2019 Combined RevenueThe Tokyo and Osaka data centre markets continue to grow at a steady pace, as a new report calculates that the

Tokyo market was worth $1.786bn in 2019 and is projected to grow by 7.4% y/y to $1.918b in 2020.

The data centre colocation, hyperscale cloud and interconnection report by Structure Research unveiled that while Toyko’s colocation revenue generated roughly $1.8bn in…


Jabez Tan on joint venture between Singapore’s GIC and Equinix

  • July 3, 2019

Source: Data Center Knowledge

GIC to Fuel Equinix’s Hyperscale Market Ambition

JV with Singapore’s sovereign fund to finance data center construction for the largest cloud platforms

Equinix, the world’s largest data center provider, is putting more firepower behind the push it startedtwo years ago to build data centers for the world’s largest digital platforms.

The Redwood City, California-based company is forming a $1 billion joint venture with GIC, the Singaporean state-owned investment fund, to…


Jabez Tan on Singapore Data Centre Market

  • June 20, 2019

Source: Data Center Knowledge

The Singapore data center colocation market is projected to nearly double in the next five years as hyperscale cloud providers; content and digital media companies; and network and IT service providers expand further into emerging markets in Southeast Asia, according to a new report by cloud and data center focused Structure Research.

Singapore is a major financial center, so it’s a natural colocation hub to serve emerging markets in Southeast Asia and in India,…


Jabez Tan on HK data centre market and its competitive landscape

  • February 13, 2019

Source: South China Morning Post

High data centre rents have allowed three firms to dominate US$883 million Hong Kong market

Sector will grow by 17 per cent to US$1.03 billion this year, and increase to US$1.7 billion in 2023, according to consultancy Structure Research

According to a report released on Wednesday by Toronto-based consultancy Structure Research, which focuses on data centre and internet infrastructure, NTT Communications, a subsidiary of Japan’s largest telecommunications company, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Sunevision Holdings, the…


Jabez Tan on Hong Kong Data Centre Market

  • February 12, 2019

Source: Data Center Knowledge

Hong Kong’s Cloud Data Center Boom

As a network gateway between mainland China and the West, Hong Kong is a magnet for hyperscale cloud platforms from both sides of the gateway.

American cloud providers anxious to grab share of the world’s largest and fastest growing internet market in mainland China and Chinese hyperscale platforms attempt to grow a more meaningful presence outside their homeland are driving a boom in the Hong Kong data center market.

The amount of…


Jabez Tan on the latest dynamics in the Singapore data centre market

  • February 5, 2019

Source: Data Center Knowledge

Equinix, Digital Realty Expanding in Busy Singapore Data Center Market

The market on the island may be saturated, but the two firms have an advantage in their global scale.

Digital Realty Trust and Equinix, the world’s two largest data center providers, are both expanding their already sizable footprints in Singapore, the busy data center market that acts as Southeast Asia’s primary network interconnection hub.

Both companies last month announced big new data center construction projects on the island….


Jabez Tan on the data centre market in Singapore

  • January 29, 2019

Source: Singapore Business Review

Data centre operators turn West amidst Tai Seng space crunch

Roughly 700,000 of data centre space is expected to have been completed in 2018 with the stock set to more than double by 2022.

With Singapore grappling with the risk of data centre oversupply particularly in the Tai Seng industrial estate, operators are looking to the West for more suitable land opportunities to keep up with rising demand.

Singapore’s connectivity to major markets in the region, strong network…


Jabez Tan on the impact of land scarcity on the Hong Kong data centre market

  • December 30, 2018

Source: South China Morning Post

Without sufficient land supply, can Hong Kong maintain its status as a data centre hub?

Land scarcity is a major threat to Hong Kong’s booming data centre industry and its status as a regional hub, according to Sunevision Holdings, the technology arm of Sun Hung Kai Properties.

The city’s data centre market is projected to increase from US$705.5 million in 2016 to US$1.5 billion in 2021, a five-year compound annual growth rate of 16 per cent,…