HGC launches cloud backup service

Computerworld Hong Kong staff
Computerworld Hong Kong

Hutchison Global Communications (HGC) has launched a one-stop enterprise-grade cloud backup service to augment its cloud portfolio.

The Backup-as-a-Service offering is designed to allow enterprises to back up files, operating systems and applications at he Wong Chuk Hang data center run by HGC GlobalCentre (HGCGC).

HGC Cloud Backup supports a wide range of brands, operating systems, applications and cloud platforms. It is designed to allow companies to restore and retrieve specific stores of data without the need to recover the entire content of a backup.

The service is being offered under a pay-as-you-go model and is supported by an online self-service portal.

HGCGC data centers are designed to meet ISO information security standards, and customers can opt for a private leased line to further improve security.

In order to enhance the service, HGC has also revealed plans to introduce data backup replication by the end of the year. Backup data will be stored at Kwai Chung as well as the Wong Chuk Hang data centers.

“Launch of HGC Cloud Backup greatly enriches our portfolio of cloud services,” HTHKH COO Jennifer Tan commented.

“This new Backup-as-a-Service capability – plus the planned dual data center backup and replication solution – will minimize the worrying risks associated with data storage. Customers will therefore be in a much better position to protect their digital assets and recover critical information during disaster incidents, thereby ensuring robust business continuity.”

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