On Monday 24th January 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.
The Genesis data center, 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 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 commented: “We are very excited to announce our expansion into Asia starting with this acquisition in Bangkok, one of the most dynamic market 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 commented: “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 a 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.
“Our customers are world leading cloud and content service providers; they have very strict colocation requirement, and it has been difficult for them to find a data center that can match with their standards in Thailand with enough capacity for expansion. We are very proud to finally offer them an answer to their needs, “said Pierre Patris, CEO Asia of ETIX Everywhere. “ETIX Everywhere has a big ambitions in Southeast Asia, first with this campus in Bangkok, and we are also very active in data center opportunities in Vietnam and the Philippines.”
ABOUT ETIX EVERYWHERE
ETIX Everywhere is a provider of colocation services, through its global network of data centers. ETIX Everywhere is focused on Europe, Latin America and South-East Asia, with 8 data centers live and more than 250 customers.
ABOUT INTERLINK TELECOM PLC
Interlink Telecom PLC is a Telecommunication Provider and Major Data Center operators in Thailand which focus on digital transformation booming in Thailand and Southeast Asia with successful track record with nationwide coverage, international point of interconnection and 2 data centers