ST Telemedia Global Data Centres Philippines (STT GDC), a joint venture between Globe, the Ayala Corp., and Singapore-based ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC), breaks ground in its second facility in Cavite. This expansion brings its total number of data centers to seven.
“As the Philippines sets its sights on a digital future and rapidly expands its digital capabilities, this forward momentum makes the need for robust digital infrastructure and rich network connectivity even more critical,” said Carlo Malana, president and CEO of STT GDC Philippines.
STT Cavite 2 is a two-story building with a floor area of over 4,500 square meters and promises to deliver up to 6 megawatts of total IT capacity. It is aims to begin operations by mid-2025.
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The data center will be designed and operated to meet the TIA-942 Certification Rated-3, which covers the telecommunications infrastructure and other aspects of a mission-critical data center, such as the site location, architectural and physical structure of the building, electrical and mechanical infrastructure, fire safety and physical security.
STT Cavite 2 will include ready network connections to STT Makati providing customers of STT Cavite 2 with immediate access to a rich selection of local and international network service providers, internet exchanges and submarine cable systems.
Set to begin operations in mid-2025, STT Cavite 2 is STT GDC Philippines’ second major build this year, following the groundbreaking on the STT Fairview data center campus with a total capacity of 124MW upon completion.