HONG KONG, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HKCOLO.NET Limited is delighted to welcome HKIX who is announcing the presence of HKIX5 site today in its advanced Telehouse Hong Kong Cloud Computing Complex located at 2 Chun Yat Street, TKOIE, Hong Kong.
HKIX is a neutral and professional Internet exchange point based in Hong Kong and is one of the largest Internet exchange points in Asia Pacific region. It is now expanding its POP to the data center to support the demands for colocation space from HKIX participants in the TKO area. Through this expansion of HKIX, customers in Telehouse Hong Kong CCC can enjoy direct connection to HKIX without local access circuit at a short lead time within the data center.
Being the first data center to obtain the top TIA Tier 4 / Rated 4 data center certificate in the financial region spanning across China, Japan, Korea and Singapore, HKCOLO now poised to become the hub where HKIX participants can meet, peer and exchange traffic.
Mr. Andrew Pang, Managing Director, stated, "We are extremely pleased to welcome HKIX in our facility. Both HKIX and our customers can now enjoy cross connects in a speedy and economical way. Local loops to HKIX from our facility will no longer be a concern and connection can be done within a day instead of within a month. Data center services in our facility provided by a TIA Tier 4 / Rated 4 operator with connectivity implemented by the largest internet exchange operator in Asia means customers in the facility will be enjoying the most reliable services in a place of great business. This is another example for our team, scaling new heights and attaining new levels of service excellence for the benefit of our customers. Through our hard work, Hong Kong has become a place for international companies to place their crown jewels. We will not cease to continue shaping Hong Kong in becoming a great place for electronic business in the world."
Established in April 1995, HKIX (Hong Kong Internet eXchange) is a neutral and professional Internet exchange point based in Hong Kong for faster and cheaper interconnections among different networks on Internet. Owing to its large scale and the high traffic volume it serves, HKIX is considered as one of the largest Internet exchange points in Asia Pacific region. HKIX is owned and operated by the Hong Kong Internet eXchange Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Chinese University of Hong Kong Foundation Limited. Visit www.hkix.net for more information.
About HKCOLO.NET Limited
The Company was founded in 2009 by the HKCOLO group as a Neutral Data Center service provider in Hong Kong catering to financial institutions and enterprises. In 2011 the group entered into a joint venture partnership with KDDI Corporation of Japan. The data center has become a member of the Telehouse group. The two shareholders, namely HKCOLO and KDDI, each retain 50% of the issued shares of HKCOLO.NET. In less than 5 years from the commencement of the partnership, it has secured a predominant position with financial institutions and Fortune 500 enterprises.
About HKCOLO Group
The HKCOLO Group was founded by Mr. Andrew Pang in 1999. Located in Sino Favor Center, the Group has become the first major telecom hotel in the region. As the decade progressed, the Group diversified its client base to accommodate other emerging industry segments. A Cloud Computing Complex setup has since become the predominant choice of financial institutions, global solution providers and Cloud Service Providers. The Group regularly holds cross industry "event forums", attracting international clients from across the globe. It is now one of the region's major Data Center Service Providers. Please visit www.hkcolo.com for more information.
KDDI is a leading Japanese mobile and fixed-line telecommunications and ICT solution provider with 106 offices in 28 countries around the world and a Global Fortune company. With more than 40 million subscribers, KDDI is Japan's second- largest mobile operator. Furthermore, together with its subsidiaries, KDDI is the only Japanese ICT solution company that provides comprehensive services for consumers and corporate clients. With services from fixed to mobile communications and solutions, "TELEHOUSE" data centers and broadcasting, KDDI aims to be a company that creates new styles for customer's lives and corporate activities from local communities to overseas with communication as its base. Please visit www.kddi.com/english/index.html for more information.
Telehouse is the pioneering neutral data center colocation provider established in 1989. It is an owner-operator of high tier data centers, connectivity and managed ICT solutions to over 3,000 corporations around the world. Telehouse is the data center subsidiary of KDDI.
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