Turbidite and AsiaSat Announce Partnership in Hosting Services Utilizing Satellite and Ground-based Connectivity
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 was awarded ISO/IEC 27001: 2013 Information Security Management System for its hosting services provided from AsiaSat Tai Po Earth Station in Hong Kong.