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Press Release -- June 20th, 2011
Source: KDDI America
Tags: Colocation, Ethernet, Exchange

KDDI America and TELEHOUSE announce new Data Center in Hong Kong

New York, NY June 20, 2011 – KDDI America, Inc. and TELEHOUSE America, U.S. divisions of KDDI CORPORATION, a Global Fortune 500 company and worldwide leader in international telecommunications services and data center services jointly announce the launch of the newest data center addition, TELEHOUSE HONG KONG CCC (*Cloud Computing Complex), scheduled for December of this year.

TELEHOUSE HONG KONG CCC, designed to meet TELEHOUSE’s standard for excellence and carrier neutrality, will be the 42nd data center in the global portfolio and the third new TELEHOUSE data center to open this year.

KDDI Corporation will invest 50 percent in HKCOLO.NET, the first neutral colocation service provider in Hong Kong, which will manage the overall facility. TELEHOUSE HONG KONG CCC will be located in the Tseung Kwan O district of Hong Kong, where the Hong Kong Stock Exchange is currently constructing its own data center and an area with good connectivity to the international cable landing stations.

It will be the most advanced data center in Hong Kong providing redundant access to ensure carrier diversity, two routes of power supply from different power substations, protected by redundant uninterruptible power supply (UPS) and backup generators to cover commercial power incidents.  The data center also is protected by extensive security measures, including a 24 hour/365 day monitoring and access management system. The total floor area of the center will be 36,000 square meters.

For more information, please visit KDDI America at or contact or visit TELEHOUSE America at or contact

About KDDI America, Inc.

KDDI America is the U.S. division of the KDDI Group of companies, a Fortune Global 500 company and leading provider of international telecommunications and collocation facilities around the world. KDDI America provides high-quality network solutions to clients with telecommunication needs throughout EMEA, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. KDDI Group is a pioneer and innovator in the Ethernet world, being the first telecom provider to provide switched Ethernet services between Asia and the United States. KDDI is also a leading provider in international data centers and value-added services through its group company, TELEHOUSE, in the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information about KDDI America, please visit

About TELEHOUSE America

A stable and trusted pioneer of carrier-neutral data center services, TELEHOUSE provides secure, power-protected environments, where clients house and operate their telecommunications and network resources. Among the many benefits of colocating with TELEHOUSE is the ability to connect to state-of-the-art peering exchanges in New York (NYIIX) and Los Angeles (LAIIX). Through Manage-E (, TELEHOUSE provides a comprehensive suite of solutions — from help desk and hardware support to managed IT infrastructure, security and compliance services — all delivered by expert consulting and operations teams on a global scale and from one point-of-contact. Additionally, the global availability of 42 TELEHOUSE-branded data centers in 22 cities throughout Asia, Africa, North America and Europe, delivers continuous, cost-effective operation of network-dependent, IT infrastructure to businesses around the world. Please visit, or contact us at Follow TELEHOUSE on Twitter @TELEHOUSE.

Press contact:
Sandra de Novellis
KDDI America

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