Hutchison Global Communications Provides Tencent with World-class Data Centre
Services -- Marking a New Milestone in Business Collaboration
HONG KONG, Oct. 16, 2013
HONG KONG, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hutchison Global Communications
(HGC), the fixed-line division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong
Holdings Limited (SEHK:215, the group), today announced provision of Internet
Data Centre (IDC) services -- supported by network resources -- for Tencent
(SEHK:700) at HGC's Wong Chuk Hang Data Centre in Hong Kong.
Tencent is a leading provider of comprehensive Internet services in mainland
China and has grown into one of the nation's largest and most-used Internet
service portals. The company recently launched WeChat, an instant messaging
app attracting a fast-growing customer base. According to figures from
Tencent, the overseas population of Wechat users has already exceeded 100
million, generating huge traffic flows of data.
As a major telecoms hub in Asia, Hong Kong is commonly chosen by international
Internet corporations as a base from which to establish worldwide network
connections. In this instance, HGC's world-class data centre is now helping
Tencent to handle rapid business development and meet high-volume data
transmission needs. This high-end facility is accredited with ISO 27001
information security management certification.
In addition to providing Tencent with world-class data centre facilities, HGC
manages the ever-increasing data traffic effectively for the company across a
fibre-to-the-building network in Hong Kong, as well as infrastructure
overseas, supported by telecoms specialists in the international market. The
result is a solid network resource foundation to serve Tencent's expanding
footprint and long-term business development.
Andrew Kwok, HGC President of International and Carrier Business, said:
"Collaboration between HGC and Tencent started in 2005 and we have been
working closely as partners ever since. Over the years, HGC has made every
effort to provide Tencent with an excellent diversity of telecoms services --
and today's announcement of IDC service provision marks a new milestone in our
For more information on HGC, please visit www.hgc.com.hk . Please call
+852-2128-3611 for media enquiries.
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