TELEHOUSE Group ,the leading global provider of dedicated data centers, international Internet exchanges, and managed IT services, recently announced that its parent company KDDI Corporation is all set to invest approximately $140.6 million (11 billion Japanese yen) to expand its data center business in the Greater China market including China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The expansion plan includes construction of new data center in Beijing, China. This data center is set to offer all the standard TELEHOUSE services in Dec 2012. In the mean time, they are also planning to move forwards with the expansion of the colocation space in TELEHOUSE HONG KONG CCC.
KDDI is currently in charge of operations of four data centers, which are located in the Greater China Region, including Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. The Beijing data center will be the newest addition, with a total floor area of 67,000 square meters (m2) in the region.
“KDDI and TELEHOUSE America recognize Greater China as one of the most important growing markets, and leading the whole Asian economy,” comments Satoshi Adachi, VP of TELEHOUSE America. “Additionally, active entry of Japanese, European and American companies requires world quality standards with high reliability services. In response, the KDDI group will support its customers’ business expansions by providing premier data center services and a high quality global network, using TELEHOUSE as its core, backed by the service advantages KDDI has in China with CD Networks (CDN) and DMX Technology.”
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