1-Net announced today that it has signed an agreement with Burst
Networks to provide operational support for their Uptime Institute
certified Tier IV data center at Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) on
the outskirts of Yangon, the largest city in Myanmar.
enable 1-Net to extend its extensive data center knowledge and
capabilities to design, develop and provide 24 X 7 operation support to
Burst Network’s new data center in Myanmar. The aim
is to support Burst Networks by providing the highest level of data
center security, network best practices and reliability when they
deliver their services to their clients’ mission-critical operations.
This facility is Myanmar’s first Tier IV data center
certified Uptime Institute; which is the most stringent specification
in terms of redundancy, fault tolerance and availability that yields
service availability of 99.995%.
with Burst Networks to support their data center operations in Myanmar.
It is 1-Net’s inaugural collaboration in Myanmar and we see the immense
potential for data center business in this emerging
market. We are confident that we can support Burst Networks to operate
this facility with our extensive years of experience in data center
operations,” said Mr. Wong Ka Vin, Managing Director of 1-Net Singapore
data center operations are as critical as the facility’s infrastructure,
therefore we have chosen 1-Net to support the operation of our
world-class facility. With 1-Net, we know we are in
very good hands given the team’s expertise in the data center industry.
As Myanmar is drawing the interest of investors from around the world,
we recognize the importance to build up the network infrastructure in
the region to benefit our customers in the
long run.” said Mr. Daniel R Michener, CEO of Burst Networks.
are also developing network connectivity between 1-Net’s data center in
Singapore and Burst’s data center in Myanmar. The two data centers will
be connected by a network operated by Campana
Group Pte Ltd, which consists of two direct and diverse submarine and
terrestrial routes to provide a robust nationwide network to their
datacenter corridor is unprecedented and will support many value-added
services on this platform. With this seamless connection and one network
model both Burst and 1-Net are able to achieve the
lowest latency and highest quality link for their customers,” said Dr.
Myo Ohn, CEO of Campana Group.
Burst will also serve as
Myanmar’s first Internet Exchange, connecting international networks to
local operators and ISPs. This exchange known as “Burst Connectivity
Hub” will also support a Transmission Facility
designed to host satellite and cable termination facilities and fully
redundant systems as well as C-Band and Ka-Band satellite facilities.
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