Posts Tagged ‘Internet service provider’

Tencent’s Silicon Valley Data Center Opens While Foreign Firms Lack China Access

Tencent’s Silicon Valley data center, which is the company’s first data center in the U.S., has commenced operations. Tencent will …


Chinese Consortium Invests CNY20.6 Billion Into UK Data Centers

British data center company Global Switch, which is owned by the Reuben Brothers, has sold 49% of its shares to …


Do Rackspace And Amazon Have China Futures With Aliyun’s Overseas Growth?

Alibaba’s cloud computing business Aliyun announced that its second data center in America’s Silicon Valley formally started operation yesterday. This is Aliyun’s ninth data center in the world and it is also the company’s third overseas data center opened this year. It is expected to satisfy the cloud computing resource demand of Aliyun’s users in […]


China’s Aliyun American Data Center Highlights Double Standards

Alibaba’s cloud computing service Aliyun announced that its data center in Silicon Valley has started trial operation and is providing cloud services to users in North America and around the world. This is reportedly Aliyun’s sixth data center, following those opened in Hangzhou, Qingdao, Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shenzhen. It also means that Aliyun will […]


China’s Aliyun Forms Cloud Computing Partnership With Inspur

Alibaba Group’s cloud computing subsidiary Aliyun and Inspur Group have formally reached a strategic cooperation to jointly explore smart city and administration cloud markets, provide comprehensive cloud computing solutions to various industries, and build an independent and controllable cloud service ecosystem. As representative enterprises and rivals in the Chinese cloud computing industry, Inspur Group and […]


Tencent Cloud Opens Outside Mainland China While Foreign Tech Still Blocked Inside Country

Tencent Cloud will officially launch its Hong Kong data center by the end of this week, marking the start of the Chinese Internet giant’s globalization strategy in the cloud computing sector. Tencent Cloud’s Hong Kong data center will reportedly focus on the Asia Pacific, Europe and American regions, providing comprehensive cloud computing services to those […]


Chinese Websites Fail On DNS Outage Suspected From US Location

The domestic Chinese Internet has been going haywire for many users over the last twelve hours. Starting at around 13:00 yesterday, January 21 (+8 GMT), China’s top-level domains appeared to have a DNS failure lasting for about two hours. Though much of the failure has already gone away, some Internet users may still see website […]


Amazon Inks Deals For Chinese Cloud Computing Services

Since it’s illegal for Amazon.com to run its own cloud computing services in China, the company has partnered with Chinese companies to comply with legal and regulatory requirements. Amazon Web Services Inc. is partnering with multiple local Chinese providers, including ChinaNetCenter and Sinnet, who will provide the necessary Internet data center and Internet service provider […]


Rackspace Attempts To Take Back The China Internet Market

U.S.-based Rackspace, a provider of cloud computing and Web hosting services, has its eyes set on Asia. Rackspace has been circulating a marketing survey asking for feedback on requirements for the company’s on-demand infrastructure service that combines scalability with affordability. The company promises to donate small funds to a children’s charity in exchange for each […]


China’s Broadband Fees Drop 30% As More Households Come Online

More Chinese netizens have access to faster Internet from their homes, according to latest figures. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China just held a webinar in Beijing covering the growth of broadband services. During the meeting, Miao Wei, minister of MIIT, said that in 2012, China’s fiber to the home project entered […]