Pacnet collaborates with China Telecom

Accelerates Data Centre and Cloud development in Chongqing

Pacnet Business Solutions and China Telecom have announced a partnership to push development of datacentre and Cloud services in Chongqing, China.

China Telecom will establish new Points of Presence (PoPs) in Pacnet’s Chongqing datacentre, which it says will improve its capability and help propel Chongqing and the Liangjiang New Area to the forefront of Cloud computing in China.

Pacnet said the partnership will provide customers co-located in the CQCS1 datacentre with low latency, reliable bandwidth and and fully diverse connectivity to critical hubs throughout an expansive footprint.

CQCS1 is the first tier three datacentre of its kind in Southwest China.

Pacnet chief executive officer, Carl Grivner, said the company was honoured to support the Chongqing municipal government in fostering Cloud development in the region.

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“A significant milestone for Pacnet’s business in China, our strategic partnership with China Telecom enables us to provide low latency and reliable services for customers with existing operations or expansion plans in southwest China.”

Pacnet is the only foreign investment company licensed to provide datacentre network services in the city.

China Telecom Chongqing's general manager, Zhao Qiang, said the company was pleased to be a part of the strategic partnership.

“The collaboration enables us to combine our extensive network coverage in China with a Tier three datacentre service, delivered by a leading regional datacentre provider in order to effectively serve the growing Cloud communities in Chongqing as well as the rest of the country,” he said.

China leads Asia-Pacific in demand for datacentre services. Chongqing is growing at an annual rate of 12% and has become an important hub for Pacnet in China as well as the rest of the region.

By 2017, the Software and Information Services industry in Chongqing is forecast to reach $350 billion and e-commerce volumes are forecast to grow to $250 billion.

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