Jabez Tan speaks to South China Morning Post about Hong Kong Data Centre Market

  • February 11, 2016

Source: Source China Morning Post

Hong Kong, long known as the gateway to China, is seeing competition heat up with Singapore in efforts to attract more mainland companies that invest in data centre services for their international expansion.

Land-strapped Hong Kong has only three new data centres expected to go online over the next three years to support growing co-location activity, compared with seven new facilities planned in Singapore over the same period, according to Canadian research and consulting firm Structure…


Jabez Tan on the Hong Kong Data Centre Market

  • February 3, 2016

Source: Data Centre News

Hong Kong has become one of the most important data center markets in Asia Pacific – and still offers plenty of growth potential according to a new report.

Structure Research’s Hong Kong Data Centre Supply report says the colocation market, while smaller than Singapore’s, was worth $616 million in 2015 and is projected to grow in the double-digit percent range in 2016, with upticks in annual growth rates through to 2020.

“This is a mature market, but one…


Jabez Tan on High-Density, NTT, Telcos and Data Centres

  • February 3, 2016

Source: Data Center Dynamics

As we noted before, Hong Kong’s proximity to mainland China means operators are able to tap into the data center market on mainland China. And the fact that Hong Kong is governed under a legal system that puts it outside the Internet censorship enforced on the mainland means that Chinese tech businesses looking to expand into regional or international markets are likely to do so from Hong Kong.

“With the surge of telcos looking to exit…


Jabez Tan on Data Centres in Hong Kong

  • February 2, 2016

Source: Data Centre Dynamics

Hong Kong has become one of the most important data center markets in the Asia-Pacific region, says a report from independent research firm Structure Research. Factors in its favor include its status as a Special Administrative Region (SAR) in China, its economy, infrastructure, business-friendly environment, and a highly skilled labor force, according to the report.

Of particular note is Hong Kong’s proximity to mainland China, which allow operators to meet the demands of the China market….


Jabez Tan on Hong Kong Data Centre Market; Gateway to China

  • February 1, 2016

Source: Data Center Knowledge

Hong Kong may be one of the world’s tiniest nations, but its importance on the internet’s global map is huge, and, if the Hong Kong government plays its cards right, that importance is only going to grow.

Hong Kong is important because China is important. As China’s Special Administrative Region, it is more westernized and open than the People’s Republic. It is both a springboard and a gateway between the recently emerged economic powerhouse and the…

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