April 17, 2018

zColo and Telin launch data centers in London and Hong Kong

The launch aims to provide low-latency, co-location and remote peering services in a bid to expand their business globally.

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Data center companies zColo and Telin have launched their first data center in London and Hong Kong respectively. With this launch, zColo aims to provide low-latency services to business in Europe, whereas Telin aims to provide co-location and remote peering services to businesses in South-East Asia.

According to zColo, a subsidiary of Zayo Groups, Europe as a region has witnessed a great demand for data centers, especially with regards to speed and low-latency services. They believe that by launching a data center in London, they are strategically poised to serve many businesses within and around Europe.

zColo say that this facility shall span 30,000 sq.feet and will be linked with Zayo Group’s fiber network stretching 127,000 miles. Speaking about the launch, TJ Karklins, Senior Vice President of Zayo’s zColo business segment, commented:

This facility will offer low-latency connectivity to Slough, city center, and even around central London for connection directly to France and the rest of Europe. We look forward to delivering high-compliance, network-neutral solutions from our growing European platform.

Miles away from London, Telekomunikasi Indonesia International’s SBU Telin say that they will provide ‘customized’ data center services to upcoming businesses in South East Asia. By launching the facility in Hong Kong, Telin say that they will be providing data center services with the help of their own dark fiber network.

By launching the data center in Hong Kong, Telin confirmed that this will be their fourth facility outside Indonesia. They also added that this facility will span approx. 45,000 sq. feet.

Telin say that they will be leveraging their data center network which spans across Singapore, Australia, Macau, Taiwan and Malaysia to serve their data center customers in Hong Kong. In closing, they also added that their new data center will be equipped with 200 racks and offer connectivity to Equinix’s as well as MEGA-I’s network.