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Telehouse Data Centers Expand In Greater China

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Telehouse Data Centers Expand In Greater China


– Telehouse to launch a new data centre in Beijing, China, and further expand facilities and services in the Greater China Market, including Hong Kong and Taiwan

London, UK – June 12th 2012Telehouse Group, the leading global provider of dedicated data centres, international internet exchanges, and managed IT services announces today that its parent company, $42 billion telecommunications giant, KDDI Corporation (TOKYO:9433), will invest approximately $140.6 million (11 billion Japanese yen) to expand its data centre business in the Chinese market. The new Telehouse data centre will be opened in Beijing, proudly offering the Telehouse global standard of data centre services in December 2012. Telehouse will also seek to expand its customer colocation space in Telehouse Hong Kong CCC.

KDDI, along with SINNET, a provider of data centre and internet services based in Beijing, have worked together to establish the joint venture, Telehouse Beijing BDA Co, Ltd with both companies operating and maintaining the Telehouse Beijing site.

KDDI presently operates four data centres in three cities inside the Greater China Region, including Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. The newest Beijing data centre will become the fifth Telehouse colocation facility with total floor space of 67,000 m².

Telehouse’s newest purpose built data centre will be a large scale, carrier-neutral facility boasting a floor area of approximately 25,000 m². That will be situated in the Beijing Technological Development Area (BDA), a highly sought after base for major companies.

In addition to the new data centre, Telehouse Hong Kong CCC, which opened in 2011, will be expanded by 11,500 m², making it one of the largest data centres in Hong Kong.

Hiroshi Kobayashi, Managing Director of KDDI Europe and Telehouse Europe commented:

“The Chinese market has become the focal point of the Asian economy thanks to its current rapid growth. We at Telehouse have recognised the opportunity that this presents for global business and ourselves. By expanding our global presence through our latest state-of-the-art data centre facility, we can accommodate the increasing number of international businesses entering the market looking for a purpose-built data centre to host and manage their mission-critical systems. Telehouse Beijing, like all Telehouse data centres, will provide the fundamental requirements of quality global standards that our customers expect, as well as offering high levels of security, power, cooling and technical support to ensure business continuity.”

Specifications for the new Telehouse Beijing data centre are outlined in the company data sheet: Telehouse Beijing.

For more information on Telehouse global data centres, visit http://www.telehouse.net/our-global-locations/.

About Telehouse

Telehouse offers global data centre facilities and connectivity, providing a secure and resilient platform for mission-critical IT systems. Established in 1988, Telehouse became Europe’s first purpose-built neutral colocation provider. Today, the company is at the heart of the Internet and telecommunications infrastructure, serving over 1,000 major corporations worldwide, from small start-ups to multinationals across a wide range of industries. Telehouse is the data centre subsidiary of Japanese corporation KDDI, one of the world’s largest network providers and a Global 300 company. Contact our sales team to arrange a tour: E: sales@uk.telehouse.net, Tel: +44(0) 207 512 0550, W: www.telehouse.net

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