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1-Net extends collaboration with BT

June 10
11:22 2015

Singapore – 1-Net today announced an agreement with BT, one of the world’s leading providers of communications services and solutions, serving customers in more than 170 countries. 1-Net will work with BT to offer data center services to their global customers at 1-Net North, an upcoming data center targeted to be operational by the first quarter of 2016. The agreement also creates an opportunity for 1-Net customers to leverage BT’s City Fibre Network, which provides wider network coverage across different data centers regionally.

1-Net North will be Southeast Asia’s first Tier III data center to be certified for Tier Certification of Design Documents and Tier Certification of Constructed Facility by Uptime Institute. The 5-storey purpose-built and mission-critical facilities are specifically designed to meet the stringent safety and data security guidelines of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).Itwill include advanced security features, 24/7 secured access control, perimeter fencing and bomb blast proof concrete wall. All mission critical systems within the facilities are configured to facilitate concurrent repair, maintenance and even replacement without disruption to essential business operations.

1-Net North Data Center: Built for the digital economy

1-Net North comes as a timely solution to Singapore’s needs, as we look to welcome the next wave of Internet users in this growing digital economy[1]. As we evolve the way we live, work and play, Singapore will need to continue to innovate and maintain high levels of digital transactions, supported by reliable infrastructure and innovations in the data center space. This also builds on 1-Net’s Data Center Corridor vision, where 1-Net customers can drive better business performance through an interconnected data center network that is built for an increasingly digitized economy. This will enable enterprise customers to transfer large amount of data between different data centers, not only in Singapore but also in the region.

“We look forward to further extending our collaboration with 1-Net. Highly secure and resilient data centers lie at the heart of our Cloud of Clouds vision, helping our customers takes advantage of the flexibility and cost efficiency Cloud offers. At BT, we go one step further by combining our network infrastructure and Cloud services with our expertise and know how, providing customers with end-to-end solutions to help them succeed in the global marketplace,” said Wong Wai Meng, Vice President, BT Advise, Asia, Middle East & Africa at BT Global Services.

“Together with BT, we have seen a great opportunity to deepen our business relationship, and we are glad that BT has selected 1-Net as their partner to expand their data center offerings in Asia. We’ve spoken to both potential and existing customers in the market, and recognize the need for a higher density deployment in a highly secured data center; 1-Net North is designed and built to address this demand which is lacking in the market now. Over the past few months, we have made several announcements on our Data Center Corridor vision, which is aligned with BT’s strategy to connect data centers in cities regionally. This will strengthen our connectivity efforts to attract more customers to 1-Net North,” said Mr. Wong Ka Vin, Managing Director of 1-Net.

About 1-Net
1-Net is fast transforming itself into Asia’s Data Center of Choice. As a pioneer in broadband development in Singapore, 1-Net currently manages telco-class carrier-neutral Internet Data Centers, along with providing domestic and international connectivity, managed services and media delivery services. 1-Net offers superior stability, secure delivery and service experience through its services. 1-Net is uniquely positioned in Southeast Asia with a comprehensive range of integrated services, using a media-centric approach to bring cutting edge solutions to its customers.

1-Net is a MediaCorp enterprise. MediaCorp is Singapore’s leading media company with the most complete rangeof platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media. MediaCorp has over 50 products and brands in four languages (English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil), including online classifieds, Internet TV-on-demand and High Definition TV broadcast. Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asian Television Awards’ Terrestrial Broadcaster of the Year, MediaCorp’s mission is to engage, entertain and enrich audiences by harnessing the power of creativity.

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