Monday, January 30, 2023

ACASIA Data Centre Launched

ACASIA Communications Sdn Bhd (ACASIA), an alliance of ASEAN telecommunications players has recently launched its Global Data Centre in partnership with seven telecommunication companies.


The inauguration of ACASIA’s Global Data Centre was made official in a signing ceremony between all seven (7) partners – CAT Telecom Public Company Limited (CAT) Thailand, PT Indosat Tbk (INDOSAT) Indonesia, Philippines Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT), Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel), Telekom Brunei Berhad (TELBRU), Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT).

ACASIA initially offers 33 data centres that not only cover ASEAN countries – Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, Vietnam, but also covers Hong Kong and Australia. With over 300,000 square feet of floor space and expanding, ACASIA’s claims that its Global Data Centre brings to its customers the largest single integrated data centre via ACASIA managed network through ACASIA’s one-stop-shop facility.

Customers will enjoy world-class services backed by the seven ASEAN telecommunications players which have its networks span across all continents. This is provided with Partners Diverse Internet Protocol-based (IP-based) International Network and Point of Presence (POPs) connectivity coupled with diverse submarine cable infrastructure.

Designed with utmost safety and security, this data centre boasts the capabilities to withstand up to seismic seven and eight intensities, flood-proof and bullet-proof facilities.

ASEAN Telecom Holdings with ACASIA Communications Sendirian Berhad as its business entity was established in 1997 with six ASEAN telecommunications alliance made-up of CAT, Indosat, PLDT, SingTel, TelBru and TM. Subsequently, in 2006, VNPT joined the alliance.The aim of the co-operation was to direct co-operative efforts towards providing customers a high quality and seamless telecommunication service within the ASEAN region.

Kugan is the co-founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy

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