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Qianhai data centre designed as a ‘digital lighthouse’

Mecanoo, the international architectural firm, has released the innovative design for its new 63,000 sq m data centre, to be located in the Qianhai business centre in Shenzhen, China The data centre will provide communications infrastructure for companies and for public services and utilities in the Qianhai zone. It also provides an ideally-located communications hub between… Read More

Where should the Government of Hong Kong invest to support manufacturing 4.0?

There is a lot of talk in the media about technology transforming traditional manufacturing processes. The World Economic Forum described this as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, building on the Third (the digital revolution). It is characterized by a fusion of technologies that are blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres and the… Read More

Trading Technologies colocates with HKEX data centre

Trading Technologies, Inc., a Chicago-based provider of professional trading software, has announced client connectivity services are now available through the Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing (HKEX) data center. Trading Technologies (TT) is now co-locating with the HKEX data center, which is intended to strengthen the company’s global presence and provide APAC clients with a regional… Read More

China Telecom expands HK data centre footprint

China Telecom has announced the expansion of its data center footprint in Hong Kong, as well as the addition of three new point-of-presence (PoP) sites in North America. The company has increased capacity at the Shatin data center, opened in April 2017, by building an additional floor on the existing facility. It will further expand… Read More

Hong Kong colocation market to hit $1.5bn by 2021

The data centre colocation market in Hong Kong is set to grow at an annual compound rate of 16%, reaching $1.5 billion (approx. £1.2 billion) by 2021, according to new research. The report released by Structure Research found that the Hong Kong colocation market generated an estimated $706 million (approx. £543 million) in 2016, and… Read More