Pan-Asian carrier-neutral data center cluster, Big Data Exchange announced that Cogent Communications’ services will be available at the company’s SIN1 data center facility. Cogent Communications is one of the top three globally ranked carriers specializing in providing IP transit, dedicated internet access, ethernet transport, SD-WAN, and colocation services. The addition will give BDx customers the option to benefit from Cogent’s extensive footprint, network capabilities, and range of services.
1,500 racks with a 6 MW power capacity
BDx also stated that Cogent is available as a connectivity option to all BDx customers regardless of the type of colocation services they require. SIN1 houses 1,500 racks with a 6 MW power capacity within 14,400 square meters and the data center has been awarded an UpTime Tier 3 Design Certificate, as well as holding SS564 GreenMark Gold Plus, TVRA, ISO27001, and PCI-DSS certifications. BDx also announced that the construction to add four floors and with the planned additional incremental capacity of 8 MW has also started, making the facility one of the few data centers still able to service new customers in an otherwise capacity-constrained Singapore. Lakshmi Sona Singh, Business Development Director, BDx, said,
“This new agreement with Cogent marks the beginning of a strategic partnership which we look forward to developing. 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.”