STT GDC Philippines Unveils New State-of-the-Art Data Hall in Makati City

Globe logo on a building in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila. (Photo: SDN — SciTech & Digital News)

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ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) Philippines has unveiled its newest data hall in the heart of Makati City, Metro Manila, to address the surging demand for data storage solutions.

This state-of-the-art standalone facility boasts of a 1.2MW capacity, translating to roughly 100 high-density racks, and is equipped to support loads from 5 to 12kw. As a carrier-neutral facility, STT Makati offers various connectivity avenues, giving clients unmatched flexibility and bespoke connectivity solutions.

Designed to Tier 3 data center standard of at least 99.982% expected uptime, the facility employs multiple redundancy measures to ensure all critical systems are highly reliable. It also features eco-friendly ventilation and air conditioning systems, and champions sustainable practices through the use of recycled materials and energy-efficient equipment, a rainwater catchment system, and solar panels to generate energy.

STT Makati is equipped with the highest level of physical security, with several layers of protection from the outside in. It also has an innate advantage being a standalone facility, compared to other facilities in shared spaces.

The facility is also built with reliable power and cooling infrastructures, fit for the Philippines’ challenging weather patterns, and fortified with top-tier security measures, offering clients an unmatched blend of digital and physical safeguards.

“The completion of our new data hall in STT Makati is a reflection of our unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of excellence and innovation. This facility offers an opportunity for businesses to enjoy the advantages of having collocation space in a next-generation, hyperscaler grade data center for a fraction of the cost,” said Carlo Malana, STT GDC Philippines president and CEO.

STT Makati’s newest Data Hall is set to be completed in October, with full-scale operations expected by November 2023.

This unveiling is another chapter in STT GDC Philippines’ portfolio enhancement, amid builds in Quezon City and Cavite.

The company is also developing a data center campus in Fairview, Quezon City, set to be operational by early 2025. With an expected capacity of 124MW, the Fairview facility is poised to become the largest, most interconnected, sustainable, and carrier-neutral data center campus in the country.

STT GDC Philippines is a partnership between Globe, Ayala Corporation, and Singapore-based ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC). (✓)


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ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (Philippines) is a joint venture between the Globe Group, a leading digital solutions platform, Ayala Corporation, the Philippines’ leading conglomerate and ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC), one of the fastest-growing data center service providers headquartered in Singapore. STT GDC Philippines’ operates five data centers that are strategically located in the Philippines. Its mission-critical solutions comprise best-in-class offerings delivering industry-leading uptime to its customers in the Philippines. For more information, please visit



Globe is a leading full-service telecommunications company in the Philippines and publicly listed in the PSE with the stock symbol GLO. The company serves the telecommunications and technology needs of consumers and businesses across an entire suite of products and services including mobile, fixed, broadband, data connectivity, internet and managed services. It has major interests in financial technology, digital marketing solutions, venture capital funding for startups, and virtual healthcare. In 2019, Globe became a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, committing to implement universal sustainability principles. Its principals are Ayala Corporation and Singtel, acknowledged industry leaders in the country and in the region.



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