Global enterprises, regardless of geographic location and size, are seeking ways to accelerate digital transformation. In turn, this acceleration is driving up the demand for world-class network services, Internet connectivity, and comprehensive data center solutions – massively transforming the role of Internet Data Centers (IDCs).
Global Reach through Interconnectivity
IDCs are no longer data storage facilities. They are the IT backbones that companies rely on to expand operations and maximize revenues. IDCs need to grow with the companies, providing access to the right infrastructure and services near their operations and in key business hubs.
Unfortunately, not all IDCs are created equal. Enterprises should carefully evaluate whether their IDC provider aligns closely with their diverse requirements and business goals.
As one of the world’s leading IDC service provider, China Telecom Global (CTG) has long understood the importance of meeting these market needs. With over 50 terrestrial and submarine cables worldwide and a state-of-the-art OTN network, CTG’s footprint extends from China to most parts of the world. CTG also maintains more than 170 global POPs in major cities worldwide, providing flexible connectivity options to customers. It has made CTG a global communication hub for enabling key technological advancements in businesses today.
Strong Data Center Facilities and Robust Infrastructure
Data center infrastructure and facilities play an increasingly important role in global enterprises’ digital strategies – not just in IT operations. The demand for data center services has exploded in recent years. According to ResearchAndMarkets.com, it is projected to grow at a healthy CAGR of 13.69% over the next five years (2018-2023).
CTG is well placed to meet this demand. By leveraging its state-of-the-art data center infrastructure worldwide, integrated cloud-network service capacity and partner platform, it offers customers world-class, high-capacity and flexible data center solutions backed by a resilient and low-latency network.
CTG operates an extensive network of data centers in mainland China, enabling its customers to grab global market opportunities and accelerate their growth plans. CTG also established a dedicated "International Zone" within its IDCs across mainland China, especially in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen. Featuring secure data center interconnectivity, industry-leading Service Level Agreement (SLA) performance, and a broad suite of value-added services, such as Remote Hand Service (RHS), the "International Zone" can fully cater to the needs of multinational corporations in every industry.
CTG leverages an extensive and reliable global network infrastructure to provide a full range of cloud and managed services at the carrier- and cloud-neutral data centers strategically located at Chai Wan, Shatin and Tseung Kwan O in Hong Kong. They serve as gateways to Greater China and the rest of the world. Supported by cutting-edge infrastructure, facilities and stringent security systems, CTG offers scalable IDC solutions that can cater to a variety of customer needs.
CTG maintains full data center infrastructure and facilities coverage across every continent, offering customers a hub for growth and a gateway to key destinations around the world.
Total Solution Approach with Strong Consultancy
Building a successful global business requires technological know-how, experience, and connection to a robust ecosystem comprising a broad range of partners and service providers. It also needs a vast portfolio of advanced solutions and services to address market needs.
It is also vital that the network and data center service provider offers everything – connectivity, Internet access, data center, cloud, SD-WAN, systems integration, and managed services – as well as advice and guidance at each stage of an enterprise’s growth.
Taking a holistic approach to digitalization, CTG offers total solutions with business-ready infrastructure, industry expertise, strong relationships, and local support to both Chinese enterprises and multinational corporations.
CTG thinks big, and is scaling its cloud network integration with other providers. It includes more efficient integration and interconnectivity with third-party platforms to build a global ecosystem and move towards a software-defined architecture. This approach simplifies customers’ ability to scale.
Exploring Global Success Together
In today’s globalized economy, companies can't afford distractions. So, while they focus on their business, they need a network partner that is continually investing in talent and capabilities. Such a partner can offer innovative solutions to solve the challenges they encounter along the digital transformation process while ensuring operational excellence and cost-efficiency.
CTG has helped global customers in diverse industries to accomplish their strategic objectives. It also has extensive experience in transforming home-grown Chinese companies into international giants. Recently, a Chinese leading technology company that is engaged in server hosting services in the Asia-Pacific region selected CTG as its data center service partner to support its US expansion. By offering a one-stop solution that integrated network infrastructure with data center solutions, CTG supported the company’s global business operations and enabled it to capture global market opportunities.
More importantly, CTG is continually investing in its capabilities and resources to build its global data center platform. For example, CTG recently increased its data center capacity in APAC, Europe and the US, while expanding its networking infrastructure and strengthening its local support.
In the digital transformation era, deploying an integrated network and data center solution is not an option. It is a mandatory requirement for companies that need to be flexible and are ambitious for global growth. As companies navigate the various challenges impacting their business, a partner like CTG can provide valuable expertise, experience, and facilities they need.