Davao IT-BPM Industry to Benefit from Globe Business Davao Data Center
Growing exponentially, the information and communications technology (ICT) industry of Davao City, the largest local economy of southern Philippines and second largest economy to Metro Manila, will continue its upward trajectory ensuring economic development and providing employment opportunities in the region.
Davao City was recognized in 2015 as the 66th information technology and business process-outsourcing (IT-BPO) destination of the top 100 IT-BPO destinations in the world. This underscores the maturity of the City and the greater Mindanao region of its ICT readiness and capability.
With that in mind, Globe Business keeps its commitment to enabling a digital nation by accelerating the adoption of ICT enabled services across Philippine enterprises, specifically those based in the southern region.
Recently announced in the Wonderful World with Globe event in Davao, the Globe Business Davao Data Center will provide the ideal IT Infrastructure not only of businesses located in Davao, but also for enterprises in Luzon and Visayas.
“Globe Business is aggressively ramping up on investments such as the Davao Data Center to help our enterprise clients achieve local and global competitiveness. Instead of worrying about the maintenance of information, equipment and assets, the data center will secure our customers’ ICT requirements and will allow them to focus on their day-to-day business operations,” said Globe Senior Advisor for Enterprise and IT-Enabled Services Group Mike Frausing.
Situated in the same area where the SEA-US Davao Cable landing station is, the Globe Davao Data Center will provide customers with low latency, large bandwidth and high-speed connectivity options – an ideal setup for BPOs, financial institutions, Internet service providers and other content providers.
It is in the best location for customers looking for a data center in the Mindanao region as it is located within the region’s central business hubs. Furthermore, the facility is Seismic Zone 4 compliant, which means that it has been retrofitted for earthquake safety. Also, infrastructure and redundant security solutions have been put in place to ensure that systems remain continuously available and secure. The data center is expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2017.
Globe Business Data Center solutions include Data Center Colocation which provides a managed space for lease for servers and IT equipment; LAN-Based Internet for redundant, stable, secure, and high-speed connectivity; and Business Continuity Services such as Disaster Recovery Work Seats and Media Storage Service in the event of natural or man-made disasters.