What to Know About the Philippines data center market

Today’s companies are leveraging hyperscale data centers to modernize their workloads. With these data centers, companies can process data ideal for massive applications.

A Mordor Intelligence study recently indicated that this market will experience a 3.38% growth by 2026. Southeast Asia has also experienced tremendous data growth, translating into increasing demand for hyperscale data centers.

Massive Growth in the Philippines

In particular, the Philippines will soon join Singapore and Indonesia as a top market player. Space DC already plans to set up a network-rich hyperscale data center in the Philippines. The network-rich data center, based in Cainta, will run exclusively on renewable energy.

The resilient data center MNL1 will lead the way in energy efficiency and significantly reduce the carbon footprint. Enterprises can leverage the data center’s diverse connectivity solutions. Besides, this center is the best bet for anyone looking to capitalize on-ramps to cloud providers like Azure and AWS.

Space’s CEO Darren Hawkins stated that his company is excited about entering the virgin market. The country has 47MW of available capacity, making it ripe for massive data center growth. The customer interest in the Philippines is also ideal for aggressive market players. MLN1 will set new operational excellence and technology standards, forming the bedrock for exponential growth in the area.

Research and Markets show that the Philippine market will witness a compound growth rate of 11.4% in the next five years. The report also indicated that investments in the market will rise to $535 million in 2026. The rest of the Asian market will witness all-time high spending rates of up to $94 billion.

Existing Data Centers

Beeinfotech PH already has a data center up and running in the Philippines. The telco-neutral data center operator set up “The Hive” to make the most of the expanding market. Boasting three floors that can host up to 3,000 server racks of 45U rack height, this data center leads the way in the country.

Enterprises experiencing digital transformation can count on The Hive for their colocation needs. The budding data center is also helpful for hyperscalers growing their global footprint. Leverage multiple features in the bespoke data center, including:

  • Network interconnect Capabilities
  • Network and Security Operation Centers
  • Disaster Recovery Seats

Recent efforts to enhance the Philippines’ IT infrastructure create the best conditions to introduce hyperscalers in the nation. As the nation partners with telco-neutral data centers, enterprises can quickly scale their resources. Besides, ambitious businesses don’t need to build a DC from scratch when setting up a local footprint.

Hosting AWS Outposts

The Hive also delivers on its promise to host AWS Outposts, among other advanced solutions. Such capabilities will enable more Philippines enterprises to set up leading AWS applications locally.

Besides, the Philippines market will also witness advanced cybersecurity solutions. The Hive, for example, relies on Continent 8 for its impressive cybersecurity suite. Businesses keen on fending off DDoS attacks can leverage the BProtect DDoS Mitigation feature.

Also, businesses won’t experience difficulty scanning for malicious activity thanks to Bprotect SIEM. With this Security Information and Event Management solution, enterprises can clear malicious activity from their infrastructure.

Colocation Capabilities

The Hive features an Open Design concept that meets clients’ colocation requirements. Clients get to enjoy special cages and enclosures that are suitable for racks. With solutions like the Hive, enterprises also access diverse internet service and telecommunications providers from one source.

The telco-neutral service provider guarantees unhindered access to all connectivity options, enabling users to leverage their SSD solutions. Essentially, DC operators can configure the facility to suit their individual needs. The Hive delivers enhanced extended freedom and customization that lets enterprises use existing designs while structuring the facility for their needs.