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Press Release -- December 17th, 2020
Source: bdx, Cogent Communications

Big Data Exchange (BDx) Welcomes Cogent to Singapore (SIN1) Facility

BDx to offer Cogent’s enhanced services to customers across Asia

HONG KONG, December 16, 2020 Big Data Exchange (BDx), a pan-Asian carrier-neutral data center cluster, today announced services from Cogent Communications will now be available at the company’s Singapore (SIN1) data center facility, adding to their already overcrowded meet-me room. Cogent Communications is among the top three globally ranked carriers specializing in providing IP transit, dedicated internet access, ethernet transport, SD-WAN and colocation services.

Singapore boasts the highest megawatt per capita globally, and its desirable and strategic location in the center of Asia empowers enterprises to access Asia-Pacific’s most rapidly emerging markets easily. Conversely, the high demand for colocation space makes data center availability hard to come by for new customers.

SIN1 houses 1,500 racks with a 6 MW power capacity within 14,400 square meters. It has been awarded an UpTime Tier 3 Design Certificate, as well as holding SS564 GreenMark Gold Plus, TVRA, ISO27001 and PCI-DSS certifications. Construction to add four floors and with the planned additional incremental capacity of 8 MW has also started, making BDx one of the few data centers still able to service new customers in an otherwise capacity-constrained Singapore. The BDx 360 portal provides customers with a holistic view into their infrastructure from any device or location.

The addition of Cogent as a new carrier in the BDx SIN1 facility will give BDx customers the option to benefit from Cogent’s extensive footprint, network capabilities and range of services. As a leading telecoms carrier, Cogent is available as a connectivity option to all BDx customers regardless of the type of colocation services they require, along with offering high standards of operations and support.

“This new agreement with Cogent marks the beginning of a strategic partnership which we look forward to developing,” says Lakshmi Sona Singh, Business Development Director at BDx. “We are proud that Cogent has chosen BDx to partner with and we are pleased to welcome them into our SIN1 facility. We look forward to expanding our partnership in the near future.”

BDx provides the widest range of flexible, secure, on-demand connectivity options at each of its facilities. The SIN1 data center provides critical connectivity for customers looking to expand into the Southeast Asian market. Cogent, one of the largest Tier 1 IP providers globally, selected BDx due to the company’s state-of-the-art operations and customer support.

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