Hong Kong Data Center Operator HKCOLO.NET Achieves
Tier 4 Certification
HONG KONG, Oct. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HKCOLO.NET Limited ("HKCOLO" or "the Company") announced that Hong Kong has a Rated 4 / Tier IV data center now. HKCOLO has achieved a certification for its advanced facility Telehouse Hong Kong CCC. It is located at Cloud Computing Complex, 2 Chun Yat Street, TKOIE, facility Telehouse Hong Kong CCC. It is located at Cloud Computing Complex, 2 Chun Yat Street, TKOIE, Hong Kong. It is also the first data center to have obtained this top rated data center in the financial region spanning across China, Japan, Korea and Singapore. The Certification was issued by TIA-942. The certification signifies maximum reliability and superior quality through fault tolerance, resilience and redundancy. It also means that the facility has gone through inspections and examinations by the Telecommunications Industry Association and surpasses the Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard. There is no need for data center tenants to hire experts to study the infrastructure to ascertain the criteria for their mission critical operations. The expensive and time-consuming specialized verification work was done ahead of time by accredited third parties.
Beyond being the first data center in the region to achieve this highest certification, HKCOLO has established itself as an industry trailblazer in many areas. It is the first Neutral Data Center service provider in the region. It was the first to establish itself as a magnet in the Industrial Park in Hong Kong and quickly attracted many other service providers from near and far into the formation of a Data Center Community. The Company's expertise in fulfilling the demanding and exacting standards of the finance and enterprise industries is also evidenced by its regular audit approval by three major monetary authorities, two from major cities in the region and one from North America. Furthermore, its long track record in providing tailor-made customer solutions is regarded by many as the most advanced in the industry.
Mr. Andrew Pang, Managing Director, stated, "We are extremely pleased to have achieved the Rated 4 / Tier IV Data Center Certification. As part of this achievement I would like to commend our wonderful team who are constantly striving to scale new heights and attain new levels of service excellence. They have been diligently serving our customers. Through their hard work, Hong Kong has proven to be the world-leading hub for advanced data center service excellence. Hong Kong will serve as the gateway for overseas enterprises into China and also as the springboard for Chinese enterprises overseas. We will not be complacent in what we have achieved today. Through continual advancement and vision to the future, we strongly believe the Pearl of the East will shine forever brightly with confidence."
Please email to PR@hkcolo.net or call Jessica Chan at +852-3975-0350 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.
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is the leading trade association representing the global information and communications technology (ICT) industry through standards development, policy initiatives, business opportunities, market intelligence and networking events. TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute.