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Data Centre

NTT unveils Hong Kong's first 'financial data centre'

The facility is NTT's largest and most advanced data centre investment. It has more than 140 sites worldwide. Photo: Jonathan Wong

NTT Communications, the information technology services arm of Japanese firm Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, expects to buttress Hong Kong's position as an international financial centre with the opening yesterday of its new HK$3 billion data centre in Tseung Kwan O.

Saturday, 1 June, 2013, 4:50am

Keen bidding likely for Hong Kong site to be developed as a data centre

Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate is a data hub. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

A site earmarked for development into a data centre in Tseung Kwan O - and up for tender next month - is expected to attract keen bidding interest as there is a shortage of such service centres in the city, say property agents.

22 May 2013 - 3:51am

Digital Realty gears up for China investments

Michael Foust

Digital Realty Trust, the world's largest builder and wholesale provider of data centres, will start its foray into the mainland next year, with projects planned in Shanghai and Beijing. Digital Realty chief executive Michael Foust said the company was in discussions with various major information technology services providers on initial projects in those two cities.

19 Apr 2013 - 5:26am

HKEx opens stronger and faster computing centre

HKEx's new data centre in Tseung Kwan O. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

The centre is a step in HKEx's HK$3 billion upgrading of its technology to compete with challenges from other global exchanges and to weather external shocks.

1 Feb 2013 - 5:23am

Data hosting company follows the cloud

Illustration: Martin Megino

Rackspace Hosting has a fairly simple modus operandi: it leases space in data centres to host and help manage company websites and applications, such as e-mail.

15 Dec 2012 - 3:12am

Briefs, December 6, 2012

Apple iTunes gift cards on sale at 7-Eleven

250b yuan in daily trading on HK system

6 Dec 2012 - 3:16am

Global Switch invests HK$2.8b to build Hong Kong data centre

Global Switch, a company owned by venture capitalist and property developer Reuben Brothers, plans to invest about HK$2.8 billion to build what it claims would be Hong Kong's largest data centre in Tseung Kwan O.

14 Nov 2012 - 4:59am

Apple plots Hong Kong data centre, reports say

The 24-hour news cycle on Apple took a slightly different turn yesterday, as reports surfaced that the technology giant was looking to build a massive data centre in Hong Kong.

20 Sep 2012 - 4:16am

Equinix revs up mainland expansion after Shanghai data centre launch

Equinix operates in 13 countries, serving more than 4,000 firms.

Global data centre services giant Equinix yesterday opened the first phase of an advanced new facility in Shanghai, bolstering its expansion plans in the world's second-largest economy.

19 Sep 2012 - 3:10am

Expanded power resources to bolster HK's role as data centre hub

Paul Poon Wai-yin of CLP Power says his company is already supplying inhabitants at Town Island with solar energy. Photo: Oliver Tsang

Hong Kong's goal to become the Asia-Pacific's prime hub for data centres is poised to gain more traction as the expansion of key electricity infrastructure gets underway.

18 Sep 2012 - 3:28am