True IDC launches data centre in Myanmar

26 September 2015
True IDC launches data centre in Myanmar
Mr.Thanasorn Jaidee (Left) and Mr. Myo Tun (Right) (Photo - True IDC)

True IDC, a leading provider of data centre and cloud services, has announced the launch of its new data centre in Myanmar according to a statement from the company on 22 September.
The new data centre, created to meet the growing demands of Myanmar’s emerging business community, marks True IDC’s fifth data centre in the region. True IDC began offering IT and data centre services in Thailand in 2003, and the company plans further expansion into ASEAN markets to enable the region’s digital economy.
The True IDC data centre will bring savings, security and efficiency to companies in Myanmar through co-location and managed services.  By working with True IDC, Myanmar companies can reduce expenses, scale quickly, and get to market faster with new offerings.  The True IDC data centre can also help organizations in Myanmar to work seamlessly among their offices and departments while avoiding costly investments in servers, software and maintenance the statement said.
“Today we are launching a world-class data centre in Myanmar that will help companies in Myanmar get the best possible return on their IT investment by improving operational performance, reliability and security,” said Mr. Thanasorn Jaidee, General Manager of True IDC Thailand. “The demand in Myanmar for data centre solutions is growing, and True IDC will work hard to meet the needs of local companies head-on.  We are here to increase the competitiveness of Myanmar companies by giving them access to the best technology available.”
Within the next three years APAC cloud-computing usage is forecast to outpace the rest of the world. The spending on data centre and cloud services within the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is growing at a compound annual growth rate of 13 percent, with a projected value of US$8 billion by 2018. 
“Thousands of customers in Thailand are already using True IDC products and services, and we will build an equally strong business in Myanmar,” said Mr. Myo Tun, General Manager of True IDC Myanmar. “True IDC is now in Myanmar to help Myanmar businesses improve their efficiency and help Myanmar leapfrog IT infrastructure.  A wide range of businesses will save money, improve efficiency and reduce risk by working with True IDC.  We can help companies meet the growing needs of Myanmar by helping to manage their data in a safer and more efficient way.  We will help to enable the digital economy in Myanmar.”
Among the companies already working with True IDC in Thailand are local, regional and multinational companies in telecommunications, banking, retail, logistics, healthcare, ecommerce and numerous other sectors. True IDC operates four data centres in Thailand, where the company is the market leader in data centre and cloud services.
True IDC is also reviewing plans for Corporate Social Responsibility in the areas of sustainability and the environment in Myanmar.  In Thailand, the company has taken a number of measures to reduce its carbon footprint, such as installing motion sensors to automatically control lighting its data centres.