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Global Switch launches the final stage of its Hong Kong data center

Global Switch launches the final stage of its Hong Kong data center

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Global Switch’s new Hong Kong data center, located in the Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate, offers full range of technical infrastructure solutions and services to cater for all requirements.

Global Switch, a leading owner, operator and developer of large-scale network dense, carrier and cloud neutral multi-customer data centers in Europe and Asia-Pacific, has announced the launch of the final stage of its Hong Kong data center, located in the Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate.

The 100MVA state-of-the-art data center, comprising five inter-linked buildings, has become the largest multi customer, carrier and cloud neutral data center in Hong Kong, as well as the largest data center in Global Switch’s portfolio.

This latest stage of the development, adds to the initial stage which launched in 2017, providing an additional 35,600 square meters and 58MVA of utility power supply capacity of world class infrastructure services, which are immediately available.

This brings the total infrastructure services of Global Switch Hong Kong to 70,228 square meters and a total utility power supply capacity of 100MVA. 

Global Switch Hong Kong, located in a region that is experiencing the highest data center growth rate in the world, offers exceptional connectivity and scalability as well as flexible solutions to meet bespoke customer requirements.

It benefits from three geographically diverse entry points, multiple interconnected Meet Me Rooms and a vibrant content and communications hub. Customers have numerous connectivity options available and can immediately benefit from a multitude of cloud providers, ISPs, international, regional and local telecommunication providers already present in the data center enabling easy connection to global IP backbones.

Global Switch Hong Kong has energy efficiency and sustainability at the heart of its design and forms part of the Company’s ESG strategy of reducing its carbon footprint, as well as helping customers meet their own climate change targets.

John Corcoran, Chief Executive Officer of Global Switch, said: “Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Global Switch team, our contractors and supply chain have worked tirelessly to ensure that the final stage of our Hong Kong data center was completed, allowing our customers to commence ramp up of their deployments on schedule.

“It is a fantastic achievement and strengthens our position as one of the leading data center providers in the region, providing our customers with rapid scalability and a full range of cloud and managed services supported by highly resilient power and cooling infrastructure and state-of-the-art security systems.

“We have witnessed accelerating demand in this market and in addition to completing the data center, we have also completed major fit-outs for financial services and hyperscale cloud providers. We are delighted to support and contribute to maintaining Hong Kong’s position as one of the world’s leading financial centers, as well as serving the needs of the global digital economy.”

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