Digital Realty Trust Inc announced it would be opening a second data centre facility in Singapore, and depending upon ultimate customer configuration, density, and scope, it expects to invest upwards of S$200 million (US$150 million).
Accelerator programmes are mushrooming in the tiny nation of Singapore, which is part of the plan – but there are still challenges in Singapore’s vision to become the startup hub of South-East Asia, writes Gabey Goh.
Transport app startup GrabTaxi (known as MyTeksi in its home base of Malaysia) has launched a new R&D centre in Singapore, saying the decision to locate the centre in the island-republic was a “simple” one.
Telekomunikasi Indonesia International Pte Ltd (Telin Singapore), a subsidiary of PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom), said it has been awarded the first plot of land at Singapore’s Data Centre Park (DCP) by Jurong Town Corporation (JTC) for the development of a data centre and telecommunications hub.
In a bid to attract young blood into the ranks of Singapore’s logistics industry, Supply Chain Asia has launched a business simulation game challenge with the support of the country’s Economic Development Board and Workforce Development Agency.
NEC Corporation and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) have agreed to a multi-year partnership to build strategic capabilities in cybersecurity through EDB’s Strategic Attachment and Training (STRAT) Programme.
NEC Asia Pacific has announced a partnership with Singapore’s Economic Development Board (EDB) to develop smart energy products and solutions in the city-state.
Konica Minolta Inc has launched its new Asia Pacific Business Innovation Centre (BIC) in Singapore, one of five BICs the company said it plans to establish around the world to facilitate and accelerate the growth of its information and communications technology (ICT) services business.