China Mobile International are all set to launch their second self-build data center in the Asia Pacific region in Singapore. With this data center, China Mobile aims to provide IP transit, voice, roaming and cloud computing services to their global customers in a bid to make the hub a one-stop-solution.
According to China Mobile, the Asia Pacific region has large network connectivity which can provide access to networks worldwide. They believe that rising awareness, infrastructure and business needs have been the reasons that were key to the development of this network.
By launching a data center in a region as prime as Singapore, China Mobile believe that they will be able to attract global businesses. They claim that by providing a plethora of services that take care of IP, voice, roaming, and cloud, China Mobile can position themselves as a one-stop-solution for network connectivity.
Speaking about the launch, Dr. Li Feng, Chairman and CEO of CMI, said:
Singapore is the world’s economic, financial and shipping center in the world. It is also an important fulcrum of the “One Belt One Road” initiative. CMI Singapore Data Center, being the first CMI overseas data center commencement of construction, marks the kickoff of CMI’s global Data Center deployment.
The launch of Singapore Data Center responses to the enormous network demands of customers in Singapore and Asia-Pacific, thus supporting its development on Data Economy in the new era.
China Mobile say that the data center will span across an area of 7,330 sq.meters with state-of-the-art technology, accommodating 2100 racks. In closing, they added that the facility will be built to meet international standards of a Tier-III+ hub that provides superior efficiency, scalability and security.