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STT GDC partners Megaport to offer direct-on-demand connectivity to cloud services

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ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) has partnered with Megaport, who will deliver SDn-enabled, elastic interconnecton and cloud exchange services in STT Tai Seng 1 data centre in Singapore.

Under the agreement and using Megaport services, STT GDC’s enterprise customers will have powerful networking capabilities with quick provisioning on a pay-as-you-go basis. At the same time customer retain control over their architecture by accessing a wide range of cloud service platforms including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba Cloud, IBM Cloud, Oracle Cloud and Salesforce, in addition to 250 managed service providers and networks.

“We are thrilled to have STT GDC as our partner,” said Vincent English, chief executive officer at Megaport. “The growing demand for interconnectivity and peering services in Asia-Pacific is placing Singapore as a regional innovation hub to deliver connectivity services across the region. STT GDC is well-positioned to support the growth of cloud adoption as enterprises in Asia Pacific undergo digital transformation. Extending the reach of cloud services to STT GDC is a testament to our commitment to neutrality and making connectivity easy.”

Megaport is a global leader in elastic interconnection services and its services align network economics with cloud service models, providing the ability to right-size capacity by scaling bandwidth up and down in real time with flexible terms. Customers have access to managed connections from anywhere, anytime via API or portal.

“Megaport offers businesses more dynamic interconnectivity capabilities,” said Christopher Street, Group chief marketing officer, STT GDC. “STT Tai Seng 1 houses points of presence of more than a dozen local and international carriers as well as Singapore Internet Exchange and Australia Singapore Cable. The global exchange of data traffic underpins the digital economy, the efficiency of this exchange is in turn dependent on the broad selection of network services and choice of providers that our customers enjoy. We recently expanded to add another 4.6MW of capacity in response to strong enterprise customer demand. The combination of Megaport’s network-as-a-service and our leading data centre solutions creates a powerful value proposition for our customers to connect and scale with the cloud services they need.