ST Telemedia Global Data Centres Commended by Frost & Sullivan for Establishing Itself as the Leading Carrier-neutral Data Centre Provider in Singapore
The company’s targeted growth strategy and continued focus on energy efficiency have enabled it to achieve significant success
Singapore, 29 September 2020, PRNewsWire – Based on its recent analysis of the global data centres market, Frost & Sullivan recognises ST Telemedia Global Data Centres with the 2020 Singapore Data Center Services Provider of the Year award. STT GDC offers a compelling value proposition for data centre services with a product portfolio cutting across single-rack colocation solutions to customised, single-tenanted, build-to-suit bespoke solutions. This enables customers to deploy infrastructure that is scalable and flexible. STT GDC’s data centre platform has more than 110 data centres in key markets globally, enabling customers to engage with a single service provider across multiple locations.
“STT GDC has maintained a strong focus on selected customer segments and aligned its value proposition to create customer value. Continued investments in Singapore, energy efficiency initiatives, and the use of emerging technologies for improved security have helped it stand out in an intensely competitive data centre market," said Nishchal Khorana, senior director, ICT practice, Frost & Sullivan." Its clear regional growth strategy is expected to further bolster its competitive advantage.”
STT GDC has demonstrated a strong focus on sustainability by driving programs across energy efficiency and environmental certifications. The service provider has achieved significant success in PUE levels and energy benchmarks and standards.
STT GDC has also demonstrated a strong understanding of the need to address customer security concerns by integrating additional security measures as part of data centre design. These measures include X-ray scanning, metal detection, and armed guards in select sites. In addition, Threat, Vulnerability and Risk Assessment (TVRA) and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance / certification strengthen the value proposition for certain customer segments.
"Its multi-geography footprint and a focus on continual improvements across operational procedures, design standards, and best practices have positioned it for continued growth in the highly challenging market," noted Khorana.
Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents a Company of the Year award to the organisation that demonstrates excellence in terms of growth strategy and implementation in its field. The award recognises a high degree of innovation with products and technologies and the resulting leadership in terms of customer value and market penetration.
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