Can Singapore cement its data centre dominance before Asian upstarts steal crown?
Source: Singapore Business Review
Heated demand for storage facilities is hit by the city’s limited land supply.
With over 2.5 billion gigabytes of data generated every day, Singapore is making another case for punching above its weight as it zeroes in to capture the opportunity from data centres brought about by the world’s growing connectivity.
Facebook’s decision to invest $1.4b for its first…Read more...
Source: Data Economy
Tokyo Olympics Will Help Create International Colocation Market Worth $2.3bn
Japan’s capital already has almost 110 unique data centre colocation facilities, and the upgaming games will help drive further entrants into the lucrative market to challenge the existing local behemoths.
The Tokyo colocation market is expected to be worth $2.3bn by 2023, enjoying a five-year CAGR of 6.5% for the period 2018-2023, according to data from Structure Research. The market will grow by 7.3% in 2018 from 2017’s…Read more...
Source: Data Centre News Asia
REPORT: An in-depth look into Japan’s largest data center markets
Structure Research recently published a 160 page study on the Tokyo and Osaka colocation data center markets – we’ve picked out all the important bits.
Tokyo and Osaka lie at the heart of the Japanese data center market. Once a very insular industry served by domestic providers, recent times has seen this change significantly.
“The Japan data center market has historically been one dominated by domestic data center…Read more...
Source: Light Reading
As CTO of Equinix, Ihab Tarazi had a front-row seat to the explosive growth of the cloud ecosystem, with its combination of massive data centers, connectivity, colocation and cloud on-ramps. Now he’s moved on to a new frontier, seeking to build another ecosystem of compute and networking, this time at the edge of the network and his new company, Packet, is vying to become a new kind of service provider.
What New York-based Packet provides is…Read more...
Newest addition to Structure Research APAC Data Centre Supply Report Series is another example of depth and comprehensiveness of proprietary data centre research methodology.
TORONTO, Ontario and SINGAPORE – August 2, 2018 – Structure Research, a next-generation research firm focused on the global data centre and cloud infrastructure services industry, today announced the publication of its Japan (Tokyo + Osaka) Data Centre Supply Report for 2018.
This 150-page+ report takes an in-depth look at the size, growth trajectory and supply and…Read more...
Vapor IO, Packet, Ericsson UDN, Arm, and Rafay Systems collaborate with Structure Research and Edge Research Group to publish inaugural State of the Edge report
AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A broad group of edge computing stakeholders, including Vapor IO, Packet, Ericsson UDN, Armand Rafay Systems, have joined forces to bring clarity and research to the field of edge computing. Produced with help from Read more...
Source: IT World Canada
Canada’s largest data centre opens in old Toronto Star printing press
What was once an iconic facility of the print news industry will now instead become home to the largest data centre in Canada.
At the height of its production at 1 Century Place, the Toronto Star’s printing plant saw more than 55,000 newspapers per hour rolling off its presses, requiring 1 MW of power to produce one of Canada’s most popular newspapers. The printing operation was closed in…Read more...
Source: Data Center Knowledge
GoDaddy Plans Wholesale AWS Cloud Migration
As its target customer base of small businesses continue to shy away from managing servers and hardware, GoDaddy is following suit by signing a deal with Amazon Web Services to run most its infrastructure in the public cloud. The AWS cloud migration will take multiple years, and include Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) P3 Instances.
For GoDaddy — one of the world’s…Read more...
Source: Data Center Knowledge
Equinix has agreed to buy Metronode, one of the largest data center providers in Australia, for about US$792 million from the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.
The acquisition gives Redwood City, California-based Equinix – already one of the largest colocation providers in Australia – data centers in four markets where it didn’t have footprint before, but it also expands Equinix’s capacity in the country’s two largest and most important data center markets: Sydney and Melbourne. Australia’s entire…Read more...
Source: Data Centre News Asia
Singapore’s data center market continues to show promising growth as it transforms into a hub for organizations that serve the Asia Pacific region, according to Structure Research’s new 2017 update to its Singapore Data Centre Supply Report.
The report found that Southeast Asia and emerging markets such as India and China are attracting business, which is resulting in large-scale clouds to support aggressive build activity.
The Singapore colocation market generated an estimated SG$1.3 billion this year,…Read more...
Singapore’s outsourced data centre market generated S$1.3b in 2017: Study
However, “massive-scale cloud providers” like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft and Google are opting to build their own data centres here – a trend not seen elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific region, Structure Research says.
SINGAPORE: The local colocated, or outsourced, data centre market generated an estimated US$934 million (S$1.3 billion) this year, according to a…Read more...
Latest report on the Singapore data centre market features additional innovations to proprietary research methodology that are focused on assessing and quantifying the demand profile.
TORONTO, Ontario and SINGAPORE – December 12, 2017 – Structure Research, a next-generation research firm focused on the global data centre and cloud infrastructure services industry, today announced the publication of its Singapore Data Centre Supply Report for 2017.
This nearly 100-page report takes an in-depth look at the size, growth trajectory and supply and demand…Read more...