Global Switch DC

Asia Leading Submarine Cable Hub

Global Switch is the leading owner, operator and developer of large-scale, multi-tenanted, carrier neutral data centres across Europe and Asia–Pacific. Our data centres provide a rich carrier and cloud-neutral ecosystem and offer the reliability, security and flexibility that our customers require to house their IT infrastructure.

Our Meet Me Rooms offer telecommunications companies highly secure purpose built areas to house their network infrastructure in order to connect with a host of companies and organisations within the data centres. Scalability with over 3,200,000 sq ft (300,000 sq m) across ten world class, fully-fitted data centres.

Global Switch provides uninterrupted power with multiple layers of redundancy, optimised cooling and security. Monitoring of these key components through highly sophisticated building management systems is backed up by 24x7x365 security and technical support teams

Global Switch Technical Specs

Building Overview

Global Switch has a long term lease with renewal rights for a further 30 years
Exceeds Tier III operational performance
26,743 sq m of gross space
Flexible IT space with ability to create bespoke environments as required
Steel frame with reinforced concrete floors, metal faced cladding and glazing
Raised floor height of 600mm
Minimum from raised floor: typical 3m clear height to underside of deepest beam
Floor loading of 7.5kN/m²
2 goods lifts (3.5 tonnes), 2 passenger lifts
Power Supply

22kV utility supply with N+N redundancy
Utility power supply capacity of 25MVA (current and planned)
Technical (IT) power supplied by on-site 2N static UPS in the Main Building and by Diesel Rotary UPS with N+1 redundancy in the Extension Wing
Mechanical systems supported by diesel backup generator system in the Main Building N+1 redundancy
Fully diverse power distribution to technical areas
On-site fuel storage to support 24 hours at full capacity with 24x7x365 fuel delivery
Offering 1,000 W/m2 as standard, with higher power density solutions fully supported
Cooling

30MW of installed cooling provision
Minimum N+1 resilience on all systems
CRAC units control temperature and humidity in technical space within the range of ASHRAE TC9.9
Diverse distribution pipework throughout
Condenser water and chilled water based cooling systems
Security

Operations Centre manned 24x7x365
Continuous CCTV surveillance of external and internal areas
CCTV records kept for 31 days
Comprehensive intruder detection and alarms to all areas
Strict access control procedures to ISO 27001:2013
Access control using proximity card readers
Physical access via mantrap
Secure managed delivery and loading area available 24x7x365
Compliant with Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) TVRA requirements
Connectivity

Carrier Neutral
Network dense with access to multiple global and regional carriers and Internet service providers offering Dark Fibre, Wavelength, Ethernet, MPLS, VPLS, IP Transit, Peering, CDN, Storage, Virtualised Services (SDN), Voice and Mobile Services
Access to multiple cloud services through leading public, private and hybrid cloud solution providers
4 dedicated Meet Me Rooms
2 diverse building entry points
Roof space availability for satellite and antennae equipment
Singapore Internet Exchange (SGIX) present
Several submarine cables landing directly in the building
Critical Environments Management

Fully addressable fire detection system in all areas
Aspirated early warning smoke detection system (monitored 24x7x365)
Dry pipe pre-action sprinkler system and Inergen gas suppression system in technical areas
Experienced 24x7x365 facilities management team
Environment (thermal conditions) monitored 24x7x365
All Building Management Systems (BMS) monitored 24x7x365
Comprehensive energy metering system