Growth of Southeast Asia’s data center market is set to continue its rapid growth, with 14% compound annual growth rate expected through the next four years.
Cloud services demand is driving growth of the nearly US$10 billion market in the region.
Technavio has compiled a list of the top eight players in Southeast Asia:
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
AWS operates as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, and it provides cloud-based services for enterprises worldwide. It is constantly adding features to its cloud offering, prompting many enterprises to adopt it for their business operations. It is also decreasing the cloud subscription price to stay competitive in the market, among its major rivals like Google and Microsoft.
Digital Realty Trust
Digital Realty Trust develops and manages technology-related real estate, i.e., data centers. To support its growing customer base, the company is acquiring buildings and converting them into data centers. The company offers data center services, interconnection, and cloud connectivity services.
Equinix provides data center services to protect and connect the information assets for enterprises, financial services companies, and content and network providers internationally. Services offered by Equinix include interconnection and connectivity, colocation services, Equinix performance hub, Equinix data hub, IBX SmartView, Equinix Marketplace, Equinix professional services, and customer services.
Google specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, and software. The company is also involved in the development of energy-efficient design models for data centers, encouraging other data center operators to reduce electricity consumption similarly.
Microsoft licenses, develops, manufactures, markets, and supports software products. To meet the growing customer needs for its cloud services portfolio, the company migrates critical workloads to different servers or data centers through its software-defined infrastructure model.
NTT Communications provides consultancy, security, architecture, and cloud services to optimize information and communications technology environment of the enterprise. It provides ICT platform, with services such as colocation, hosting, network, and security throughout the world.
Singtel offers a wide range of solutions related to mobile, fixed, data, TV, Internet, information and communications technology, and digital solutions. It offers a wide range of data center services through its own data centers and partner facilities located in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Taiwan.
Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT)
PLDT offers telecommunications and digital services through its extensive fiber optic backbone, fixed line, and cellular networks. The company is involved in providing data center services through its ePLDT Vitro Data Center. Currently, the ePLDT Group operates data center facilities across the Philippines.