Telecom Lead Asia: Pacnet, a communications provider, has
unveiled its newest data center in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong CloudSpace2 is Pacnet’s second CloudSpace data
center in Hong Kong and features a high-power density.
It delivers up to 10kVA of power per cabinet to meet the
most demanding equipment requirements.
“Hong Kong, which now hosts four of our data
centers, is also a strategic location within our network of connected data
centers across Asia as it is centrally positioned in the region and highly
connected through our EAC-C2C subsea cable network, making our facilities here
an essential part of any businesses needing a robust, Asia-wide data center
infrastructure,” said Bill Barney, chief executive officer of Pacnet.
CloudSpace data centers are premier Tier III data center
facilities fully operated by Pacnet and built to exacting standards to offer a
high-availability environment which ensures the uninterrupted performance of
The company said that these facilities will surpass the
high-power, high-performance and high-efficiency requirements of content-driven
organizations and multi-site organizations.
“We are glad that Pacnet has chosen Hong Kong as
part of its data center expansion plan. This reaffirms our status as the prime
location for data centers in the region,” said Daniel Lai, BBS, JP,
Government chief information officer, Hong Kong.
Similar to Pacnet’s first CloudSpace data center Hong
Kong CloudSpace1 (HKCS1) located just 100 meters away, HKCS2 is built within
the site of one of Pacnet’s wholly-owned cable landing stations.
Both of these CloudSpace data centers are unique among data
centers in the region as they have direct access to Pacnet’s EAC-C2C subsea
cable network, offering high-capacity, low-latency international connectivity
that is critical to many of today’s business applications.
announced that it will be expanding Pacnet 10G IP Transit availability across
more locations in India, with availability in Chennai planned within the first
half of 2012.