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HP builds cloud-based data centre in China

Anuradha Shukla | Oct. 4, 2011
Supports business growth demands for government and enterprise customers of Range Technology.

HP Technology Services is building an energy-efficient, cloud-based data centre for technology services provider Range Technology Development.

Range Technology will leverage this data centre to provide its government and enterprise customers with cloud services to support their business growth demands.

Commenting on the rationale of this announcement, HP said enterprises in China are keen on accelerating business innovation and growth in service areas such as transportation, telecommunications, e-government and healthcare.

Range Technology has recognised this need and selected HP Critical Facilities Design and Implementation services to establish this new cloud-based facility to address this requirement. This data centre will also allow Range Technology to provide cloud services to its customers.

Instant-On Enterprise 

As per the agreement, HP is also helping Range Technology to establish Instant-On Enterprise, which embeds technology in everything it does to serve customers, employees, partners, and citizens with whatever they need, instantly.

"To meet our customers' pressing needs for cloud services, we need to create a data centre in line with the government's carbon emission reduction plans," said Zhou Chaonan, chairwoman, Range Technology. "HP will give us end-to-end support for data centre design as well as cloud technologies to help us open a green data centre and further strengthen the economic development of China."

"Many IT service providers in China are challenged to meet business demands for a high-end, service-based economy," said Mohan Krishnan, vice president and managing partner, Technology Consulting - Asia Pacific and Japan, HP. "HP will draw on its unrivalled data centre design-build experience to help Range Technology construct a cost-effective, cloud-based data centre with the flexibility to meet changes in customer demand."

The new cloud-based data centre will be built in Langfang, Hebei province, and is set to measure more than 7,500 sq m.


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