Pacnet joins with Tianjin Wuqing Government on New Data Centers

          Pacnet is the leading providers of data center platform and integrated network service for carrier and enterprise customers in Asia-Pacific. Pacnet delivers uncompromising data center services, managed data, content delivery and managed data services to all businesses. Pacnet is one of the trusted service providers for many Fortune 1000 companies and other large business worldwide. Pacnet headquartered in Singapore and Hong Kong and operates in 13 countries including India, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan, Korea, China, Australia, United States and Indonesia.

         Pacnet announced its partnership with the Tianjin Wuqing Government to develop a data center in Tianjin business district in Tianjin, China. Officials from Tianjin Economic and IT commission were present at the signing ceremony. Pacnet and the Tianjin Wuqing government have plans to build and run a data center in the Wuqing business district which will be capable of hosting 2, 000 racks and making it as one of the Pacnet's largest data centers.  This new facility in Wuqing serves customers from both China and other locations. The estimated cost to construct this new facility is about $72 Million and expected to be ready in early 2014.

         Chief Executive Officer of Pacnet Carl Grivner said, “We are excited to work with the Tianjin Wuqing government to support their latest initiative to develop the Tianjin Wuqing Business District into a leading IT hub in North China. We believe our strong international presence coupled with our local China expertise, will enable us to support Tianjin's development into a key technology hub in North China.”

         Secretary of Wuqing District Committee Zhang Yong said, “We are delighted to partner with Pacnet to deliver advanced data center capabilities in the Tianjin Wuqing Business District to meet the increasing demand for these services by the growing number of enterprises that are setting up here,”

         Director of Cloud Research Center, MIIT Xie Zhigang said, “With the international expertise from Pacnet, the new data center will be constructed and operated to meet international standards for sustainability and efficiency. This will support the latest efforts by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to promote the development of green data centers in China,”

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