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APAC data centre investment to hit a new record this year
The data centre investment market in APAC is expected to reach a new high this year – with $1.8 billion already invested in the first half of 2021. This amounts to 80% of 2020’s total year-long investment accomplished in just six months – leading industry experts to believe that 2021 will be a record year as well.
Hyperscale data centre developer and operator AirTrunk is entering the Japanese market with a beasty 300MW campus in Toyko to meet rising demand for cloud services.
Datapod, a leading provider of modular data centre infrastructure solutions, has secured a contract with the Australian Department of Defense. Under this contract, Datapod will supply portable data centre systems to the Australian military. The Datapod components can be shipped by air and deployed in a variety of environments. Prefabricated modules can be constructed quickly… Read More
Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, a North American private equity firm, has announced the formation of an independent data centre platform operating under the name Digital Edge. This enterprise will focus on the acquisition and development of data centres and digital infrastructure in the fast-growing APAC region. Digital Edge will launch with $1B in equity capital raised… Read More
Keppel Data Centres and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries are to jointly test the viability of tri-generation hydrogen power plants for data centres in a bid to improve the environmental footprint of Singapore’s digital infrastructure.
The companies will research the potential benefits of hydrogen power plants for data centres and explore their implementation in Singapore data centres.
As a trigeneration plant produces heat, power and cooling, the companies ultimately hope to develop a power plant that can feed electricity and chilled water to data centre systems and facilities.