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Global Switch
Global Switch opens final stage of Hong Kong data center
The facility's total floor space now spans more than 70,000 square metres.
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Hyperscale
Global Switch extends leadership team with two new appointments
Global Switch has added more expertise and experience to the company’s senior management team with two new appointments, and states that this will support the company’s growth strategy and global expansion.
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Colocation
Global Switch and partners launch new Singapore data centre
A trio of companies has come together in a strategic partnership to launch a large-scale new data centre in Singapore.
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Servers
London’s pricy data centres allow Frankfurt to overtake
According to a new report, data centre pricing in the UK is among the highest in Europe, which is seeing other countries prosper.
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Servers
Strong demand cause for new Global Switch data centre in Frankfurt
The company says the new €115 million facility will also accompany a makeover of its existing data centre in Frankfurt.
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Power / Energy
Global Switch awarded certification for Amsterdam data centre
​Global Switch has announced that its Amsterdam data centre has achieved ISO 50001:2011 certification for its energy management system.
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Colocation
2018 will be a big year for Singapore's data center market
"2018 is shaping up to be another big year, with providers including DODID, Global Switch and Iron Mountain slated to bring new data centers online.”
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Equinix
Cloudscene: The world's most influential data center operators
Global Switch accompanied Equinix as the only other service provider to be ranked across more than two leader boards.
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Smart City
Smart cities on the rise - Aurecon appoints Asia data center leader to keep up
Rapid urbanisation is placing pressure on countries to invest in the idea of smart cities in a bid to improve cities’ liveability and sustainability.
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Global Switch
Global Switch, China Telecom & Daily Tech sign ‘game-changing’ data center agreement
“This pioneering and important agreement will ensure our customers receive quality and secure data centre infrastructure, facilities and services."
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Cloud
Equinix tops global data center rankings in latest Cloudscene report
Data center directory provider Cloudscene has ranked the world’s top data centers by region - and Equinix tops the list across all four regions.
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Infrastructure
Global Switch & Huawei team up to build smarter data center management
Huawei has partnered with Global Switch to explore and develop new data center design opportunities to support smart O&M.
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Finance, Leasing & Rental
Global Switch secures new credit with HSBC for long-term data center finance
Global Switch has now officially closed a new revolving credit facility with HSBC Bank, which will bring around S$768.4 million in financing.
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Equinix
Colt powers on AWS Direct Connect Access in Singapore
Colt Technology Services has now switched on an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect access node, hosted in Global Switch's Singapore data center.
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Cloud
Global data center developer in talks with Asian consortium
“If the investment is concluded by the consortium, there will be no change to the management or strategic direction of Global Switch."
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Global Switch
Trident to launch PoPs through Global Switch's Singapore & Australian data centers
Trident is eyeing the Asia Pacific region as it has announced its Trident Subsea Cable will locate Points of Presence (PoPs) through Global Switch.
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Sustainability
Construction of ‘green’ data centers to continue to surge
A recent report has shown the rapid uptake of ‘green’ data centers will continue into the future.
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Cable
Global Switch and Trident plan to connect Australia, Indonesia and Singapore
Global Switch recently announced that Trident is to locate Points of Presence within Global Switch’s data centers in Sydney and Singapore.
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Data Centre Operators
Global Switch enters final stages with US$300m Sydney data center
Global Switch has commenced construction of the final stages of its US$300 million Sydney East data center, with demand running high for the facility.