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NTT WT Constructs New Data Center in Hong Kong

October 7, 2010
NTT Worldwide Telecommunications Corporation

TOKYO, JAPAN - NTT Worldwide Telecommunications Corporation (NTT WT) announced today that it will construct its new premium data center, the Hong Kong Tseung Kwan O Data Center, with commercial operation scheduled to start between January and March of 2013.

The new Tier lll (Tier lV-ready) facility will offer multinational customers high-quality, high-reliability and environmentally friendly data center services. The new data center will fully meet the special needs of IT, financial and other companies that operate demanding, always-on communication infrastructure.

With 30,000 square meters of land space, the Tseung Kwan O Data Center will become NTT Com’s biggest data center outside of Japan, and located in the eastern side of Kowloon.

The new data center will feature fully redundant commercial power supply, cooling systems, uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems, generators and distribution systems for possible power outages, and full systems for preventing fire and water damage. More than 20 KVA of power per rack will be available to meet the increasing needs of high-density, high-heat servers. The facility is expected to obtain globally recognized certifications for safety, efficiency and eco-friendliness, including the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green-building rating system of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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