Monday, January 24, 2011

Largest Data Center in Asia Planned for Hebei, China

IBM and Range Technology Development Co. announced plans to build the largest, enterprise-class Cloud Computing Data Center in Hebei, China. The center, which is expected to be completed in 2016, will deliver strategic outsourcing services, business continuity and disaster recovery services in addition to advanced capabilities in cloud computing storage and mobile device management. The facility is set to measure more than 620,000 square meters, or approximately 6.2 million square feet, and will be built to IBM specifications and international green building standards. It will also serve as the IT infrastructure platform of Langfang Range International Information Hub, which is located in the Hebei Langfang Economic Development Zone.

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