12 Jul 2013 11:19

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Bernama) -- ACASIA Communications Sdn Bhd, an alliance of ASEAN telecommunications players, recently launched its Global Data Centre.

The inauguration of ACASIA’s Global Data Centre was made official in a signing ceremony among all seven partners, including Telekom Malaysia Bhd and PT Indosat Tbk.

"These data centres not only offer co-location services but also core network services and other value-added services such as Disaster Recovery, leveraging on ACASIA Partners’ industry leading extensive network and infrastructure ecosystem,” said ACASIA chairman Eric Alberto in a statement today.

ACASIA initially offers 33 data centres that not only cover the Asean countries Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia and Vietnam, but also Hong Kong and Australia.

With over 300,000 sq. ft. (27,871 sq. m.) of floor space and expanding, ACASIA’s Global Data Centre brings to its customers the largest single integrated data centre via ACASIA managed network through ACASIA’s one-stop-shop facility.

"ACASIA hopes to deliver flexible offerings at competitive pricing to help deliver end-to-end technology solutions for customers to build globally competitive businesses,” said Alberto.

Customers will enjoy world-class services backed by the seven Asean telecommunications players whose networks span across all continents.

This is provided with Partners Diverse Internet Protocol-based International Network and Point of Presence connectivity coupled with diverse submarine cable infrastructure.

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