Launch of Hong Kong data center “Telehouse HONG KONG CCC”
Telehouse Corporation will launch Telehouse HONG KONG CCC in December 2011 in Hong Kong, and begin providing data center services that meet the Telehouse global standard. Telehouse will invest 50 percent in HKCOLO.NET, a data center operator in Hong Kong, which will manage Telehouse HONG KONG CCC.
With this launch, Telehouse brand data centers will number 21 sites in 13 cities and 10 regions and worldwide.
“Telehouse HONG KONG CCC” will be located in Tseung Kwan O district where the data center of Hong Kong Stock Exchange is constructed and concentration of data centers are expected due to the high connectivity from the cable landing stations. It will be the most advanced data center in Hong Kong with the floor area of 36,000m². In addition to the redundancy to meet carrier diversity, it has two routes of power supply from uninterruptible power supply (UPS), supplied via different power substations, and backup generator in incidences such as blackouts. Extensive security measures have been implemented, which include 24 hours/365 days monitoring system and access management using authentication, to provide high quality facilities and services that match the “Telehouse” global standard.
The data center also provides disaster recovery service where clients can use a part of its space as office area in the case of natural disasters etc.
1. About “Telehouse HONG KONG CCC”
(1) Overview of data center
|General information Location||Location||Hong Kong Tseung Kwan O District|
|Space||About 36,000 ㎡|
|Electrical facilities||Power source structure||Loop power receiving system|
|Private power generation||Loop power receiving system|
|UPS facilities||N+1 or 2 (N+1) redundant configuration|
|Air conditioning facilities||Air conditioner structure||N+1 redundant configuration|
|Security||ID card verification, authentication, and video surveillance|
(2) Contents of services
1) Basic services
Rack collocation service
Accommodation for customer equipment in 19 inch racks provided by Telehouse HONG KONG CCC. Racks come with individual locks, radiator fans, and an electrical system.
Cage collocation service Spaces enclosed in cages (of iron) are provided for customers who need a higher level of security.
Open collocation service
Customer rack space and power sources are provided in single rack units.
2) Optional services
Customer equipment monitoring service
In addition to monitoring, traffic reports and incident record reports are provided.
Customer equipment monitoring and maintenance services.
Support for incidents measures according to counter flows and instructions submitted by clients in advance. At the time of regular management, maintenance services including periodical measures (change of tapes, rebooting machines, and monitoring of machines through visual observation) are conducted.
(3) Start of services
December 2011 (planned)
2. Overview of “HKCOLO.NET”
|Establishment date||December 2009|
|Number of employees||About 30|
|Investment ratio||Telehouse 50%, Goodcolo 50%|
|Business activities||Development of data center business in Hong Kong|
〈Reference〉 About Goodcolo
Goodcolo is a holding company that has “HKCOLO.NET,” which manages data center business in Tseung Kwan O District, Hong Kong, and “HKCOLO,” which manages data center business that secures network connection with various telecom carriers in Hong Kong Island, as subsidiaries.