ST Telemedia | TelemediaWorld Issue 64

STT GDC Continues to Make Strong Headway in Asia with a Focus on Sustainable Operations

As the company marks its seventh year of business, STT GDC continues to make strong waves in the region, enabling the digital future of businesses in the world’s key markets. Since the start of the year, the fast-growing data centre operator has achieved numerous milestones while upholding its pledge to deliver reliable, resilient and responsible digital infrastructures. They include:

To date, the company has 130+ data centres in seven geographies with more than 18 major business markets in its data centre platform, and leading market positions in China, India, Singapore and the UK.

Corporate News

STT Supports Global Carbon Exchange and Marketplace

Climate change is one of the most pressing global issues of our time. ST Telemedia is committed to do our part as a group to address the issue. In May, we signalled our support for Climate Impact X (CIX), a new Singapore-based global exchange and marketplace for high-quality carbon credits. Commenting on ST Telemedia’s support for CIX is President & Group CEO Stephen Miller, “The Carbon Exchange and Marketplace, with its high-quality and verifiable nature-based carbon offset solutions, is an excellent option for Asia-based groups like ours to utilise and support as we continue our decarbonisation journey. The initiative’s vision resonates with ST Telemedia’s commitment to invest and build businesses that create sustainable long-term value for all our stakeholders. We are proud and excited to join this coalition and work towards building an enduring foundation for a sustainable, zero-carbon future.”

For the 4th Year, U Mobile Named “Malaysia Mobile Services Company of the Year”

This four-time recognition by Frost & Sullivan is an impressive testament to U Mobile's ability to deliver outstanding customer experiences consistently. In the 2021 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards this year, U Mobile is also acknowledged for Excellence in Customer Experience - Telecommunications Industry Malaysia for Mobile Experience, Dealership, Net Promoter Score, and Overall Experience. Award winners are determined based on in-depth research conducted by Frost & Sullivan’s analyst and consultant team. The team measures customer sentiment across various touchpoints and throughout the customer life cycle.

Datameer Spotlighted in CRN's 2021 Big Data 100

The company is named as one of the Coolest Data Management and Integration Tool Companies in the IT news and analysis’ annual list of prominent solution providers in the big data management and data integration software space. Besides making to the 2021 Big Data 100, Datameer is further spotlighted as one of the nine data integration tools companies to consider by US tech media Solutions Review. Solutions Review identifies trending data integration companies with unique enterprise-focused products and platforms.

Cloud Comrade Wins 2021 AWS APN Consulting Partner of the Year Award

The cloud managed services provider is named AWS 2021 APN Consulting Partner of the Year Award in Singapore - an award AWS confers to partners who play a key role in helping their customers drive innovation and build solutions on their cloud platform. This latest recognition reinforces its strong capabilities to help customers from broad industries in cloud migration and optimisation. 

CloudCover Bags Google Cloud Services Partner of the Year Award

CloudCover is recognised as the 2020 Google Cloud Services Partner of the Year for Asia Pacific (APAC), for its exceptional performance in helping businesses build and innovate in the cloud last year. The cloud-native solutions company delivered a strong report card in 2020, witnessing a 400% increase in its revenue numbers for Google Cloud workloads. With the latest win, CloudCover will continue focusing their efforts in APAC and expanding their customer portfolio in the region.

Bespin Global Receives Prestigious Accolades from Korea's Trade, Industry and Energy Ministry and AWS

At the Korea Entrepreneurship Awards organised by Seoul Economic Daily, Bespin Global is commended by the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy for its innovation, passion and value creation for prospective entrepreneurs.  Separately, the company is also recognised in AWS’ Cloud Management Tool competency for its cloud management platform - OpsNow.  Bespin is the first company in Korea and amongst 15 companies worldwide to earn this certification, which identifies AWS partners with the proven ability to help businesses take full advantage of its cloud platform, while managing cloud resources and costs effectively.

Value Creation

StarHub Blazes Ahead with SEA's First Cloud Gaming Service and Singapore's First 5G-bundled SIM Only Plans

Building on its momentum as the first to launch 5G in Singapore, StarHub has pioneered Southeast Asia's first cloud gaming service on NVIDIA GeForce NOW. The service enables its customers to harness the power of 5G and cloud to access a vast 800+ game library and play their favourite games on nearly every device without needing huge storage space or gaming hardware. Continuing its 5G thrust, StarHub started issuing 5G SIM cards to customers, as well as introduced the market’s first pair of 5G-bundled SIM Only plans, powering up its customers’ data and entertainment experiences with Disney+ and up to 90GB of data on the country’s fastest mobile network.

StarHub Helps Enterprises Transform Network Security and Connectivity for Mobile Workforce

To help enterprises simplify and automate cyber threat protection and multi-site network management as they and their workforce operate with and connect across various cloud environments, StarHub has launched its Managed Secure Access Service Edge (Managed SASE) service. With the service, enterprises can strengthen their security posture quickly and efficiently while reducing networking complexities and costs. This integrated offering, launched in partnership with global cyber security leader Palo Alto Networks, is fully managed by StarHub.

Cloud Comrade Brings Patented Data Security Solution to APAC Customers

Cloud Comrade has boosted its offerings and capabilities with the addition of a patented cloud-based vaultless tokenisation platform. Offered in partnership with Rixon Technology, its Singapore and APAC customers can now tap on this next-generation data security technology to strengthen their protection against data breaches while easily navigate complex global compliance and privacy regulations more effectively.

TeleChoice Expands into Wearable Health Tech

To capture the growing consumer shift towards personal care and well-being, TeleChoice has expanded its focus to health- and wellness-related technology solutions. Pivoting beyond mobile devices, its Consumer Business Group partnered with innovative lifestyle brands to include game-changing lifestyle and health tech wearables. The company has signed distribution rights with Quair’s Plasma Mini, the first portable and wearable air purifier, Neeuro’s SenzeBand, the first commercial brain training solution, and Apeman’s action and dash cameras, known for best-in-class content sharing.

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