Huawei and Keppel Data Centers announce to jointly develop the new-generation data center
May 25, 2017
[Singapore, May 25, 2017] Huawei signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Keppel Data Centres (Keppel DC ) Huawei Asia Pacific ISP Summit 2017 in Singapore. Both companies will work closely to develop dynamic, cost-effective and customer-oriented solutions for hyper scale cloud-based data center.
Keppel and Huawei, both firms would be work together for the reference site which located in Tampines and is among the largest data center in Singapore with a gross floor area of 183,000 sq ft. The reference site will showcase new technologies that are geared towards providing a virtualized and energy efficient data center management system, making use of deep learning and AI to drive automated insights. A single interface could offer access to storage and data processing across different data centers on demand.
As an industry-leading hosting service provider, Keppel DC focus on reducing carriers’ operating costs with highest connectivity and uncompromised security. Keppel DC has extensive experience in designing and operating data centers, Huawei is proficient in developing cost-efficient and highly flexible data center solutions that are tailored to diverse clients.
At the signing ceremony, Wing Kin Leung, CTO of Marketing & Solution Sales Department of Enterprise BG of Huawei, highlighted the ICT’s role in reshaping the traditional industries:
“The new technologies of cloud computing, big data etc., raise new challenges to the business model and the operating efficiency of data center operators. However, it also brings great opportunities for new development. Huawei’s advanced technologies in network connection, energy efficiency increase, and smart management will greatly support the future development of Keppel DC."
Mr. Kenny Khow, Global Head of Sales from Keppel DC, said,
"Keppel DC serves diverse customers across world and provide them with reliable, secure, and resilient IT infrastructure. O&M cost and efficiency are of great importance to large-scale network dense data centers.
The partnership between Huawei and Keppel DC aims at combining the experience, technology, and resources of both companies to foster development in the cloud era and continue to revolutionize the data center infrastructure.