Tuesday, May 2, 2017

(Belt & Road Initiative) China Telecom Global, Daily-Tech and Global Switch to Cooperate for Data Center Worldwide Expansion

China Telecommunications Global Ltd (CTG), Global Switch (one of the leading owners, operators and developers in European and Asia-Pacific for multi-tenant cloud data and carrier neutral data centers) and Daily-Tech Beijing Co Ltd (Daily-Tech), a developer and operator of data center infrastructure across China, have signed a transformative co-operation framework agreement focused on the provision of data center facilities, services and developments worldwide.

The agreement was officially signed in Hong Kong on 25 April 2017 in a ceremony attended by Deng Xiaofeng, Chief Executive Officer of China Telecom Global; Li Qiang, Chief Executive Officer of Daily-Tech; and John Corcoran, Chief Executive Officer of Global Switch. Simon and David Reuben, Directors and long-term core shareholders in Global Switch, were also present at the ceremony, reflecting the importance of the occasion for customers and the wider data center industry.

Global Switch is currently operating 10 data centers in Europe and Asia Pacific (Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Paris, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney) with around 30,000 square meters technical space. The pioneering agreement enables CTG and its partner, Daily-Tech, to draw on Global Switch's developed data centers - capacity, services, development and management expertise - outside China and to ensure the growing number of customer receiving a world-class resilient mission-critical infrastructure during the global markets expansion.

The cooperation also reaffirms a commitment from the 3 leading and experienced businesses to play an important role in delivering China's Belt and Road initiative and to underpin the worldwide expansion of Chinese companies.

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