HKCOLO.NET Announces SJC Submarine Cable Is Accessible in Its Data Center Facility in Telehouse Hong Kong, CCC

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HONG KONG, Presidentpost.id – HKCOLO.NET, one of the members of TELEHOUSE group is delighted to announce that, the South-East Asia Japan Cable System (SJC) submarine cable is now accessible from the Telehouse Hong Kong CCC located at 2 Chun Yat Street, TKOIE, Hong Kong.

The SJC cable system has a main span of 8,900 km, which could be extended up to 9,700 km. It connects 7 countries / territories, with landing stations in Singapore, Thailand (planned), Brunei, Philippines, Hong Kong, mainland China and Japan.

Designed to meet bandwidth-intensive applications, the SJC cable system consists of 6 fiber pairs with the current design capacity of well over 45 Terabits per second.

Mr. Andrew Pang, Managing Director of HKCOLO.NET, stated, “We are delighted to gain access to SJC cable system since July 16th of this year. It marks a huge step forward in achieving one of our missions: providing means for carriers among the major colocation centers operated by our partners to cross-connect. SJC significantly enhances network connectivity and diversity in the region, offering greater cable reliability and resilience to enterprise customers. Thanks to the direct connectivity with SJC and HKIX, local and overseas partner carriers can enjoy upgraded interconnectedness. Through continual advancement and vision to the future, the entire region will better interact and communicate with the rest of the world.”

Telehouse Hong Kong CCC operated by HKCOLO.NET is the first data center to obtain the top TIA Tier 4 / Rated 4 data center certificate by TIA-942 in the financial region spanning across China, Japan, Korea and Singapore. It is poised to become the principal hub where HKIX participants, carriers and cloud players can meet, peer and exchange traffic, providing high level of connectivity value both domestically and internationally.

Telehouse Hong Kong CCC will be participating in Peering Asia 2.0. It will be held in Cordis Hotel, Hong Kong from 24-25 October 2018.

About Telehouse Hong Kong CCC

Telehouse is the pioneering neutral data center started in 1989. It manages and operates 47 carrier-neutral data centers globally, serving 3,000 companies and hosting some of the world’s leading Internet Exchanges. Telehouse Hong Kong CCC is the data center located in TKO industrial estate and is operated by HKCOLO.NET Limited, subsidiary company of KDDI.

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. In less than 5 years from the commencement of the partnership, it has secured a dominant 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 leading 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.

About KDDI

KDDI is a leading Japanese mobile and fixed-line telecommunications and ICT solution provider with over 100 offices in 28 areas around the world and a Fortune Global 500 company. With 39 million subscribers, KDDI is Japan’s second- largest mobile operator. Furthermore, together with its subsidiaries, KDDI 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.(PRN/TPP)