Intelligent CIO APAC Issue 28 - Page 18

NEWS

STACK Infrastructure and ESR partner to expand their APAC footprint into Korea

STACK Infrastructure ( STACK ), a leading global developer and operator of data centers , and ESR Group , one of APAC ’ s largest real asset managers , have announced a joint venture to develop a 48MW data center site in Incheon , Korea .

STACK and ESR will jointly develop and deliver a 48MW facility in Incheon in Seoul ’ s western suburbs . Power to the facility has been secured from KEPCO and construction of the single building will commence in Q1 2023 for delivery of ready-for-service capacity in Q4 2024 . The facility will be operated under the STACK brand .
The development is strategically located with robust access to power and network , offering scalability and reliability for higher rack densities and floor loading specifications . The partners will develop a facility incorporating the latest environmentally friendly design supporting industry-leading
PUE and building standards . This data center will enable hyperscalers and enterprise clients to address their evolving requirements in Korea and the APAC region more broadly .
“ STACK ’ s opening of a fifth APAC market in 12 months , expanding on our recent developments in Melbourne , Canberra , Perth and Tokyo , enhances our focus on our customers ’ strategic requirements by establishing a scalable presence in existing and emerging Tier 1 data center markets ,” said Pithambar ( Preet ) Gona , STACK ’ s Chief Executive Officer – APAC .

Workato launches solutions on AWS in Singapore

Workato has announced its solutions are now hosted on Amazon Web Services ( AWS ) in Singapore .

With Workato , a global leader in enterprise automation , now hosted on AWS in Singapore , its customers will be able to deploy locally available end-to-end automation solutions securely and effectively , from a centralized cloud that is built to the highest levels of privacy and security . In addition to serving customers ’ data onshoring needs , Workato is able to simultaneously deploy updates to multiple data centers across all the regions it operates in , including the US , EU and now Asia Pacific . This minimizes service disruptions and ensures that Workato ’ s customers globally will get the latest software updates immediately .
“ We are excited to launch Workato ’ s solution on AWS in Singapore to support the accelerating growth and adoption of integration-led automation , and the Digital
Transformation of organizations in APAC ,” said Allan Teng , Founder and Managing Director of Workato , Asia Pacific and Japan .
The launch reinforces Workato ’ s commitment to supporting Digital Transformation initiated across the APAC region . It follows the recent announcement of its investment of SGD $ 300 million in the region by 2025 , as well as its goal of creating more than 700 jobs in Singapore . p
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