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Telstra and Chayora announce strategic partnership, with target market of China

By Catherine Knowles
Fri 24 Jan 2020
FYI, this story is more than a year old

Telstra International and Chayora have entered into a strategic partnership with the shared focus of delivering colocation and network connectivity services to China.

The services will be delivered from Chayora’s hyperscale campus serving the Tianjin-Beijing corridor in the People’s Republic of China.

The partnership aims to enable customers to access a range of high-performance data center capacity, from retail colocation through to build-to-suit hyperscale capacity with more than 300MW available on Chayora’s Tianjin campus, the company’s state.

The Chayora campus is uniquely located at the heart of Northern China’s Artificial Intelligence powerhouse hub.

The Telstra Chayora facility in Beichen (TJ1) aims to serve as a high quality, scalable extension to Telstra’s existing nearby Tier III colocation facility in Tianjin, with up to 3000 racks of capacity available in Q3 of 2020.

The Chayora campus including the colocation facility will be served by a high-performance, low latency, carrier neutral network, connecting Telstra’s existing locations in Wuqing and Shanghai and providing high performance connectivity, managed by Telstra to Beijing.

At the new facility, all data halls are designed to Tier III maintainable international standards to accommodate the high demand for smaller scale data storage requirements, including high density requirements up to 30KVA/rack at leading edge PUEs of <1.4.

TJ1 aims to complement build-to-suit services available to both international and Chinese domestic hyperscale cloud service providers elsewhere on the Chayora campus, the company states.

The entire campus will be served by a Telstra managed carrier neutral network with latency to Beijing CBD of <2.5ms round trip.

The plan is for each plot within the campus to be interconnected to each other and to the existing Telstra PBS data centers. Within the colocation facility customers can also access cross-connects to Telstras Programmable Network.

Chayora CEO Oliver Jones says, “As a hyperscale, build-to-suit campus developer and operator, this move represents Chayora’s first steps into multi-tenant facilities.

“The partnership aims to provide an improved standard of service for both international companies operating in China as well as premium domestic cloud and technology service companies given the carrier neutral multi-provider fibre options under Telstra’s network management.”

Telstra International CEO Oliver Camplin-Warner says, “Telstra’s commitment to our Asia Pacific customers means we aim to adapt and continuously work to deploy new technologies that enhance our existing infrastructure. That is why we are very proud to be the strategic partner to the new Chayora campus.”

He says, “Telstra has built and currently operates the largest subsea cable network in APAC with 30% of the lit intra-Asia capacity. In addition to this, Telstra has also created a strong in-country footprint across the region due to the scale and resilience of our network.

“This work has resulted in Telstra being recognised as the number one foreign telecommunications provider in South Korea, Taiwan and the Philippines, and one of the top few in mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore.”

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