From June 28 to October 4, the Hong Kong government will open a tender for sale of a 1-hectare site for high-tier data center development in Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate, currently home to 11 high-tier data centers.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 17-Jun-2013
Web hosting, email, video-conferencing, unified communications and collaboration platform have been the most commonly adopted public cloud services.
by: Carol Ko 17-Jun-2013
While Beijing Cloud Valley aims to achieve, by 2015, a value of output of US$8b from IaaS, PaaS and SaaS, the Guangdong government plans to create a 'cloud computing industry' comprising IaaS, PaaS and SaaS valuing over US$16b.
by: Carol Ko 18-Apr-2013
The steering committee will set up a service review mechanism to ensure contractual compliance and continual service improvement. It will draw up relevant performance indicators to review the effectiveness of GovCloud and to conduct regular internal reviews.
by: Carol Ko 03-Apr-2013
Atos Hong Kong, who last week won a seven-year contract from the Hong Kong OGCIO to implement and operate its outsourced private cloud platform, has been providing the OGCIO with data center services the past seven years.
by: Carol Ko 03-Apr-2013
Going by a seven-year contract worth US$16.35 million, Atos Information Technology Hong Kong will become OGCIO's contractor to implement and operate the government's outsourced private cloud platform GovCloud.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 28-Mar-2013
The 2-week International IT Fest 2013 will feature 20 events and 5 awards, including the HK-Guangdong Cloud Industry Collaboration Forum and the SME ICT & Cloud Experience Day. Hong Kong's GCIO explains why there is no cloud award this year.
by: Carol Ko 21-Mar-2013
In 2012, the Hong Kong OGCIO took the lead in hybrid cloud adoption and big players were busying building up data center capabilities. But industry-accepted cloud standards are still in the making.
by: Carol Ko 10-Dec-2012
To achieve quicker time to market, Fujitsu Hong Kong converted parts of an industrial building into a data center in 2007. To make more headroom and gain extra space for raised floor, Fujitsu rebuilt the slabs and converted every three stories into two.
by: Carol Ko 28-Nov-2012
According to the Hong Kong OGCIO, the lands department has received 3 applications for waiver fee exemption, and 30 enquiries concerning the waiver fee exemption and land lease modification to convert parts or whole of existing industrial buildings into data centers.
by: Carol Ko 26-Nov-2012