China Unicom (Hong Kong) Global Center Grand Opening
Forging an Important Information Infrastructure Hub of “One Belt One Road”
On 18th August, the highly anticipated China Unicom (Hong Kong) Global Center is officially opened. The Global Center is Chinese operators’ largest and most advanced Cloud Data Center out of Mainland China up to now. The grand opening marks a new chapter of China Unicom Global’s development. More than 200 guests and government representatives including Mr. Leung Chun Ying, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region, and Ms. Qiu Hong, Deputy Director of Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, along with Mr. Wang Xiaochu, Chairman of China Unicom; Mr. Lu Yimin, President of China Unicom; Mr. Li Fushen, Vice President of China Unicom, and Ms. Meng Shusen, Executive Vice President of China Unicom Global, as well as representatives from global telecommunication industry and other business enterprise partners witnessed the ceremony.
China Unicom (Hong Kong) Global Center is located at Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate, home to premium data centres in Hong Kong, its area covering about 14, 900 square meters, with a construction area about 37, 000 square meter. It is equipped with 4, 000 data racks, and the service level reached the international Tier III+ level. Through the multi-routing, large capacity “Suigang Land Cable Transmission System”, the Global Center is able to connect to the backbone network within Mainland China; Through Asia-America Gateway (AAG) Cable System, Asia Pacific Gateway (APG), Asia Africa Europe-1 (AEE-1) and other submarine cable systems, it seamlessly links up to North America, South East Asian, Middle East, Europe, Africa and other areas.
According to Mr. Wang Xiaochu, the Global Center functions as an important information infrastructure hub of “One Belt One Road”, it possesses rich resources of submarine cables and is able to achieve interconnections with the world through 100G Broadband. China Unicom utilizes Hong Kong’s unique advantages, and dedicates itself in building the Global Center into a highly influential international carrier-neutral data center to provide professional services including Cloud Calculation, M2M, and Big Data, to vast number co-operation partners. China Unicom focuses on “Focus, Cooperation, Innovation” strategy, basing on the foundation in Hong Kong and stepping forward to Asia-Pacific, and continues to provide a comprehensive package of information and service solutions to the global clients, assisting Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Asia enterprises to advance towards the global stage, achieving the goal of global development.
In the opening ceremony, China Unicom Global signed data rack leasing contracts with Lenovo Group, PCCW Solutions, SenseTime and Gosun Holding; and also signed strategic cooperation agreements with ICNTV, Oriental Pearl, NGMD, MGTV and Wasu Media, aiming to create a base for overseas internet TV; and is willing to work together with HKSTPC to initiate strategic collaboration and push forward Hong Kong’s innovation and technology development.Back