Story image

China Telecom recognized in gartner’s 2018 critical capabilities report

China Telecom announced that it has been recognized among top Network Service Providers (NSPs) in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Asia/Pacific Network Services Report 2018 for its high-performing APAC network.

Multinational enterprises are frequently modernizing their regional WANs by improving the performance of their cloud connectivity and enhancing the agility of their network.  

This trend has led to an increased focus on designing hybrid WANs that use MPLS and internet services to support enterprise cloud adoption as well as offload traffic from MPLS to lower-cost internet services.  

According to the Gartner report, more than half of all regional NSPs have the ability to support extended domestic connectivity in emerging markets, however, their capabilities and experience vary drastically.

China Telecom provides customers with a wide range of integrated communications and information technology services, including an extensive global MPLS network with direct connectivity to 31 major markets via 87 Points of Presence (PoPs) and a cutting-edge SD-WAN solution.  

In addition, the company boasts NFV nodes in 10 APAC countries and managed vCPE via Versa Networks in seven APAC cities and throughout China.  

These services are delivered alongside advanced Ethernet over Layer 1 and Ethernet over MPLS solutions.  

For multinational organizations in the banking and finance industry, China Telecom’s low-latency network connects 13 financial centers around the world with seven in APAC, including Shanghai, Shenzhen, Dalian, Zhengzhou, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore.

China Telecom Americas president Steven Tan says, “As APAC enterprises become increasingly interested in SD-WAN and managed SD-WAN services for the development of hybrid cloud solutions, it’s important to identify a provider that’s capable of meeting companies’ individual requirements.

“We are honored to be listed among the top APAC Network Service Providers, as this is a testament to our dedication to providing customers with highly effective connectivity solutions.”

“We will continue to leverage our strong domestic network and local support capabilities to serve multinational corporations in the APAC region, and look forward to continuing the expansion of our global network.”

Chayora announces a strategic partnership with Sinnet Technology
Chayora, a Hong Kong-based data center infrastructure company, announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Beijing Sinnet Technology.
Commvault fully integrates backup with Cisco Hyperflex
Its IntelliSnap technology has been validated to work with Cisco HyperFlex hyper-converged systems without the need for third-party tools.
Huawei continues 5G trials despite ongoing concern
Huawei completed the 5G NR test at 2.6GHz spectrum in the 5G trial organised by the IMT-2020 (5G) Promotion Group. 
Experts comment on record 772mil-user data breach
Dubbed “Collection #1”, the data set contains emails and passwords with over a billion unique combinations of email addresses and passwords.
Top risk facing organisations? Why, it’s an IT talent famine
For some time there has been talk about how the IT industry is crying out for new talent and skills, which a lot of people have glossed over. But now Gartner says it is a harsh reality.
HPE invests in services with new A/NZ execs 
With IT services spend growing in Australia and New Zealand, HPE is appointing execs for software and technology services in the South Pacific.
Inspur’s server delivery to Baidu claims new record
After an urgent request, Inspur delivered a shipment of rack scale servers of more than 10,000 nodes to a Baidu data centre - equating to one server delivered every 2.88 seconds.
LISA Double Access fibre management system to launch at Cisco Live
“In a data centre, the protection of the fibre is key, which is exactly what the LISA Double Access offers customers.”