Telekom Malaysia launched its first regional data center facility in Hong Kong.
Located within a Class A office facility of Billion Centre in the famous Kowloon Bay area, the data centre named VADS Hong Kong Data Centre (HKDC) is expected to meet the increased demand for cloud-based services, via its ICT arm, VADS Berhad (VADS) which provides Managed ICT services.
With this latest establishment, it marks the expansion of TM’s presence in data centers market and strengthens its position as a leading player in communications industry.
“Hong Kong is the natural choice when it comes to deciding the location of our first data centre outside Malaysia. This country has a strategic capability that attracts most of the MNCs and foreign carriers to set up and expand their business in the Asia Pacific. Nobody can deny that Hong Kong is an established business hub in this region,” said Dato’ Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa, TM group CEO.
With the opening of HKDC, TM customers would now be able to enjoy the integrated data center services offered via consolidation of the data centers in Malaysia with other global data centers, and the diversity for the co-location services in Hong Kong to support disaster recovery plan.
HKDC will also serve as a one-stop center for telcos and ICT business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions.