A new Philippines data center will be built by the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company Group for $29.1 million. The new data center, which will be the eighth of its kind owned by the PLDT, will have space for approximately 1,200 racks and will be five stories high.
The center will be built in the Clark Special Economic Zone and Freeport in Pampanga in the Central Luzon region. The region, a fast-growing business zone located approximately 75 miles northwest of Manila, will connect to the data enter for high-speed access to information as well as for data recovery.
PLDT is a major telecom in the Philippines, and offers cloud services and IaaS from its data centers to all area businesses.
“We are doing this because we want to enable local enterprises to compete in the global arena and help fulfill our country’s destiny to become the next Asian economic tiger,” said Chief Executive Eric Alberto.
Other Phillipines data centers owned by the group are located is Subic, Pasig, Fort Bonifacio, Makati and Sucat in Paranaque. PLDT has the most raw data center power out of any other provider in the Philippines.
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