Vantage Data Centers, a global provider of large-scale data center campuses, along with Digital Bridge Group Inc., its lead investor, have completed the acquisition of PCCW’s data centre business (PCCW DC).
The acquisition extends the data center platform of Vantage to add 100MW of current and expansion capacity through multiple facilities in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and Hong Kong and is part of the strategic expansion of the company into the Asia Pacific, said a press release.
Brian Groen joins Vantage as president, APAC from PCCW DC. Giles Proctor, who previously served as Vantage’s president, APAC is now a chief operating officer of Vantage’s Asia-Pacific business, said a press release.
“The closing of this second acquisition is a critical piece to our rapid expansion in key Asia-Pacific markets,” said Sureel Choksi, president and CEO, Vantage Data Centers. “We now have a total of 23 campuses across five continents led by highly experienced regional teams. I’m excited for Brian and Giles to partner together in their new roles to lead our APAC business as we continue to expand and scale to meet the growing demand of customers globally.”
This milestone enables Vantage to offer data center services in Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur, two high-growth markets in the APAC region. said the release.
“The Asia Pacific is a high growth region with hyper-scale, cloud and enterprise companies who need a global digital infrastructure platform like ours on which to expand their businesses,” said Jon Mauck, senior managing director of DigitalBridge Investment Management. “Vantage is now in a position to quickly become a leading provider in these markets and offer a superior product with high reliability, fast speed to market, and a commitment to sustainability.”