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Equinix to bolster cloud in Hong Kong with $40m expansion

Equinix is investing $40m in expanding its datacentre estate in Hong Kong

American datacentre giant Equinix is looking to expand its cloud and colocation footprint in Hong Kong, the company announced this week.

LeaseWeb announces Hong Kong datacentre in latest expansion effort

LeaseWeb is partnering with Pacnet in Hong Kong to provide cloud and colocation services to the local market

Hosting, cloud and colocation provider LeaseWeb has opened a datacentre in Hong Kong to drive adoption of the company’s services in the region. The move comes just one month after the company announced a US expansion and partnership with Equinix.

LeaseWeb heads to Asia with Singapore cloud datacentre

LeaseWeb has expanded into Pacnet's Singapore's facility

Cloud and colocation provider LeaseWeb announced that it has expanded its reach into Asia with the launch of a new cloud datacentre in Singapore. The company said Singapore, with its proximity to large multinationals and a robust financial services sector, is a strategic location that will become an increasingly important market for cloud providers.

Verizon appoints Francis Yip to Lead Asia-Pacific business

Francis has held other leadership positions in Verizon's Asia Pacific business as well as Dimension Data and Equant (now OBS)

Verizon Enterprise Solutions, the cloud computing and enterprise IT-focused division of American operator Verizon has appointed Francis Yip to group vice president of Verizon Asia Pacific, where he will lead all of the business’ strategic initiatives.

Cathay Pacific selects Rackspace’s cloud for marketing apps

Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific has selected Rackspace's cloud platform for its marketing apps. The news comes as Rackspace switches on its high performance cloud servers in the region

Hong Kong-based international airline Cathay Pacific announced that it has selected Rackspace’s cloud platform to host its marketing applications. The news comes as Rackspace flips the switch on its performance cloud servers in the region.

IBM takes SoftLayer to Hong Kong

IBM announced the opening of its first SoftLayer facility in Hong Kong this week

The Hong Kong facility will add more than 15,000 physical servers to IBM’s Asia Pacific datacentre footprint, which already includes another datacentre in Singapore.

Novotex partners with IBM SoftLayer in $10m tie-up

Novotex announced Monday that it is partnering with IBM to deploy its document management solutions on a SoftLayer private cloud

Document lifecycle management firm Novotex announced Monday that it is partnering with IBM to deploy its offerings on SoftLayer infrastructure, offering those solutions as a service.

Hong Kong’s $242m government cloud platform goes live

Daniel Lai, chief information officer for the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Just eighteen months after the plan was first proposed, Hong Kong has implemented a government-wide private cloud platform, GovCloud, to support the next generation of e-government services across the public sector.

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts taps Verizon cloud for mission-critical IT

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts said it plans to migrate more applications to the cloud

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced this week that the company is in the process of migrating and centralising its IT infrastructure globally on Verizon’s cloud platform. The company said it has already begun migrating its reservation system in Hong Kong and will look to the cloud for other applications to support continued expansion.

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