What is the current state of the data center market in your region?

Australia’s resilience in the face of nature’s challenges, from floods to bushfires, is deeply ingrained, and post-pandemic, our commitment to business resilience soars, and the data center industry thrives with unprecedented demand. The digital infrastructure surge spans subsea cables, 5G networks, and satellite connectivity. Public and private clouds are extending influence to regional and edge computing, and high-density AI deployments are on the rise.

What are the key drivers and goals of the data center business in your region? 

Firstly, digital transformation fuels a need for data centers to navigate competitive evolution due to their pivotal role in processing, storing, and disseminating data. Secondly, skyrocketing cloud adoption boosts hyperscale data center growth. Next, e-commerce and IoT spur torrential data generation, and data centers serve as the guardians who deftly manage it. On the horizon, low-latency, proximity-based processing drives edge data center establishment, and sustainability goals necessitate retiring legacy on-premise data centers and establishing energy efficiency.

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