The collaboration brings together AsiaSat’s hybrid satellite, fiber and hub connectivity capability and Turbidite’s edge data center platform to deliver real-time solutions across Asia Pacific
Hong Kong, 1 December 2021 – Turbidite Limited (“Turbidite“), Asia’s newest edge data center platform and Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (“AsiaSat“), the region’s premier satellite solutions provider, today announced a partnership that will leverage AsiaSat’s existing satellite and ground infrastructure with Turbidite’s dynamic edge data center platform to support the accelerated demand for digital services.
“We are delighted to enter into this partnership with AsiaSat as we broaden our edge data center solutions to support new mandates by the growing number of OTTs and media companies as they continue to drive up digital traffic,” said Bill Barney, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Turbidite. “Together with AsiaSat, we are able to further empower these customers to transform into digital ready organizations with secure access, flexible transport/bandwidth options and real time deployment.”
“We see this partnership as one of our strategic moves to support customers with a breadth of new services to cope with the rapid pace of digital transformation,” said Roger Tong, Chief Executive Officer, AsiaSat. “Turbidite’s extensive expertise in the data center and network infrastructure deployment and management will truly complement our current satellite and ground-based solution portfolios. We look forward to working with Turbidite to further develop and enhance our infrastructure to meet the flexibility and diversity required by our customers.”
The partnership will bring together the expertise and skills of the two companies to provide hosting services alongside satellite and ground-based connectivity from AsiaSat’s Tai Po Earth Station. AsiaSat has been awarded ISO/IEC 27001: 2013 Information Security Management System Certification for its hosting services provided from Tai Po Earth Station in Hong Kong.
Turbidite’s Edge Data Center Platform was launched in March 2021 to support Asia Pacific’s growing tech infrastructure demands. Based in Hong Kong, Turbidite is acquiring and developing a series of carrier neutral edge data centers, with comprehensive value-added services to support multinational corporations, large Internet companies and other hyperscalers expanding across the region. www.turbidite.com
Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat) offers reliable satellite connectivity, media and data solutions to customers in the broadcast and telecom sectors through its core fleet of five in-orbit satellites – AsiaSat 5, AsiaSat 6, AsiaSat 7, AsiaSat 8 and AsiaSat 9, and teleport infrastructure. From traditional content distribution to headends, telcos, DTH, DTT platforms; Occasional Use; to One Click Go Live streaming service; IP-based, hybrid OTT service; hosting services, cutting edge VSAT solutions serving aviation, maritime, mobile backhaul, AsiaSat helps bridge the digital divide, aiming to be the foremost satellite solutions provider and an instinctive partner of choice in the Asia-Pacific. www.asiasat.com | LinkedIn | Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Mobile App