LinkedIn’s first data centre outside of the US, in Singapore, will handle all APAC traffic as well as about a third of global traffic.
Nvidia Corp has announced plans to establish the Nvidia Technology Centre Asia Pacific, which it said would be the first of its kind in the region to focus on deep learning research and development (R&D).
Acronis has opened its research and development (R&D) centre in Singapore, which will host from 120-150 engineers.
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.