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Cloud
Colt connectivity with AWS increases services in Asia
Colt Technology Services expands cloud connectivity to AWS Direct Connect Hosted services, with speeds of up to 10 Gbps in Asia.
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Data center
CBRE finds record levels of investment in APAC data centers
CBRE's new report finds direct investment in the sector more than doubled in 2021, surpassing investment volumes for the past four years combined
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Hong Kong
Hong Kong a desirable data center location despite political and pandemic troubles
According to Cushman & Wakefield, Hong Kong is the third most attractive data center region in the entire Asia Pacific region.
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Mobile Networking
XConnect brings more services to Hong Kong customers
“Adding numbering data from Hong Kong to our MNP empowers customers across our global footprint to rapidly expand their data sets and enhance the quality of their data."
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Cloud
Equinix announces completion of $51m HK4 data center expansion
Located in Sha Tin, HK4 complements the existing Equinix footprint in Tsuen Wan and Tseung Kwan O. 
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VPN
Demand for VPNs soars in Hong Kong amid fears over Beijing crackdown
VPN provider Surfshark revealed it has seen a week’s worth of sales in just one hour within the city, indicating that locals feel their internet freedom is under attack.
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Survey
AXA Hong Kong explores what makes people tick
"Through these market insights, we strive to introduce more innovative and relevant products and services to empower people to live a better life."
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Cybersecurity
Barracuda opens APAC headquarters in Hong Kong
Building on its research and development center in Bangalore, the APAC headquarters in Hong Kong will be a center for sales, marketing and team recruitment.
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Digital Transformation
Alibaba Cloud reinforces commitment to Hong Kong
“We have made it our mission to help businesses in Hong Kong capitalise on digital transformation and capture growth opportunities in the region.”
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Colocation
Equinix bolsters its HK data centres with AWS Direct Connect
The company says this will aid in driving hybrid cloud deployment and digital transformation across Asia Pacific.
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NZTech
Should NZ tech firms jump at business opportunities in Hong Kong?
“Hong Kong could provide massive opportunities for NZ tech businesses."
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Government
Govt’s HK$50b to boost IT jobs and salaries, but concerns remain
Despite the huge investment, almost all Hong Kong CIOs are concerned about the existing talent pool of IT professionals.
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Hong Kong
Sino Group and China Mobile Hong Kong sign a strategic memorandum of understanding
Under the partnership with CMHK, IoT and big data technologies will be applied to enhance the experience of Sino Group's commercial tenants.
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APAC
Hong Kong multi-tenant data center market continues to edge out Singapore
Hong Kong experienced another solid year of data center growth at a rate of nearly 16%.
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Big Data
Hong Kong government reveals latest innovation policies
The government will be stepping up efforts to embrace technology in a number of different areas, including doubling the current R&D expenditure.
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Enterprise
TmaxSoft: Opens new office in Hong Kong - ready to compete against Oracle
What TmaxSoft brings to the market is an alternative to infrastructure software that offers users a new path to digital transformation.
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Australia
Negotiations launch over Australia-Hong Kong free trade deal
It’s clear that this is a crucial agreement that could have huge benefits and implications for both countries
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Cloud
NEC deal adds Chinese character reading for Hongkong Post
NEC has updated Hongkong Post’s postal automation system to read and sort addresses writing in traditional Chinese characters as well as English.
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Cloud
OneAsia powers up flagship WaiGaoQiao data center in Shanghai
OneAsia has had a bumper year in its data center business, as the company announced new locations across Hong Kong and China.
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Cloud
Singtel investing S$400m in new Jurong data centre
SingTel is investing S$400 million to build a new data centre in Singapore to meet demand for co-location and cloud services.
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Cloud
Delta reaches private tech venture finals
Company selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Asia award, a prestigious list honouring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the Asian business region.
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Cloud
Telstra head resigns from Asia campaign
The man leading the company focus in Asia hands in notice for new CEO role at Flexigroup.
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Cloud
Juniper looks within for new NZ boss
Vendor’s Service Provider sector offers up new replacement for Country Manager Ian Quinn during company shake-up.
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Cloud
Google to stay in China
The Chinese government has renewed Google’s licence to operate in China.