More recently, this time of year has witnessed increased demand in content delivery and video streaming. During last year's CNY celebration, unique television viewers reached a record 295 million, an 8% increase from the year before, whilst a record 632 million video streams were generated on Tencent, an increase of 90% from 2015.
The combination of a fast-growing digital user population and a fragmented market means that local players are successfully competing and gaining an edge on global names in certain sectors.
According to HR-Asia’s most recent survey, covering three pillars – Heart, Mind and Soul – our people rated the company highly in all three areas. That is far higher than the industry average, and led to Equinix Singapore being named as one of HR-Asia’s “Best Companies to Work for in Asia.”
When the cloud phenomenon first took off, the big question among businesses was what could and what couldn’t be moved into the cloud. The answer has proven to be remarkably simple. Everything is potentially cloud-able – even mission-critical survival solutions like disaster recovery.
Equinix has played a role in the development of the Singapore data centre landscape since we opened our first facility – SG1 – back in 2000.
In the days of sailing ships, Singapore sat in the middle of the regional trade routes, making a living and adding value by managing the ebb and flow of the goods that passed through its port. In today’s digital world, Singapore’s role isn’t that much different from its days as a trading center.
Equinix is expanding its footprint in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region with the launch of a third International Business Exchange (IBX) and expansion of our second IBX data center.
Equinix has invested a great deal of its brightest brains and resources to develop an eco-friendly and sustainable model for our data centers. Due to the nature of the data center game, this critical and strategic thinking has been part of our design and development long before the ‘greenification’ of our industry became the new marketing buzz flavour.
The Asia-Pacific data center markets enjoyed a year of robust growth and 2013 is poised to be another season of data driven acceleration. Singapore has been uniquely placed to take advantage of the data surge
The unstoppable rise of mobile usage and the hunger for new apps in the Asia Pacific region are driving all sorts of demand...