IT service management company ETIX Everywhere acquired a 67% interest in Genesis data center, in Bang Chalong 30 kms from Bangkok’s historical center. This data center will form the basis of a new data center campus which will be jointly developed with its local partner Interlink Telecom.
According to a press release, the Genesis data centre, renamed ETIX Bangkok #1, is already live with 2.4 MW of IT power and the future development of the campus will offer significant additional capacity. This data center campus is the first in the market offering such a high level of redundancy with 4 diverse routes for fiber access and power supply coming from 2 distinct substations.
Louis Blanchot, Group CEO ETIX Everywhere said: “We are very excited to announce our expansion into Asia starting with this acquisition in Bangkok, one of the most dynamic markets in the zone. This first step in Asia is a major milestone in ETIX’s strategy to support our global customers providing them our best-in-class colocation services wherever they need”.
Nuttanai Anuntarumporn, CEO of Interlink Telecom PLC said: “We are very pleased to have a strong partner like ETIX Everywhere with experience in this industry. We believe that our partnership will support the booming Southeast Asia data center and cloud industry and lead us to common success.”
With a large population and a strong internet penetration, Thailand is an important growth market for the public cloud and OTT service providers. They need to bring their data as close as possible to the end-users in order to deliver a better service which will drive demand for colocation services.