BSO joins forces with Hong Kong’s largest data centre provider, SUNeVision, to provide secure, high-performance connectivity, cloud and carrier neutral data centre services to their global and regional customers in the APAC region.
With this partnership, BSO and SUNeVision’s financial, high-tech, and enterprise customers are given access to BSO’s full portfolio of solutions - including its connectivity and Layer 2 point-to-point services to 240+ locations globally, access to the world’s major internet exchanges, IP services and cloud service providers (CSPs), all via one cross-connect and port.
Hong Kong's connectivity market is among the most significant and sophisticated globally because of the region’s emphasis on new technologies and world-class telecom infrastructure illustrated by a growing number of submarine cables. Its geographic location also places it as a strategic gateway to mainland China.
“BSO plays a significant role in our strategic financial ecosystem. Through this partnership, BSO and SUNeVision will enable our joint customers to reach key capital markets worldwide through our highly connected data centre and ecosystem."
"In addition, with hybrid and multi-cloud models being increasingly crucial for financial institutions, our cloud exchange platform, SUNeVision Cloud eXchange (SCX), will further provide them with direct, private access to multiple major cloud gateways, strengthening the flexibility, security and scalability they need to adapt to dynamic, fast-moving markets.” Helen Lo, Head of Strategy, SUNeVision Holdings Ltd
Currently, with five carrier and cloud-neutral data centres strategically located in the prime locations of Hong Kong, SUNeVision owns the largest data centre footprint in the city with close to 1.4 million square feet GFA of data centre space and would be doubling with 2 more upcoming en bloc new sites. With world-class facilities and accreditations like PCI DSS and SOC 2 (Type II), SUNeVision is well prepared to meet different customers' digital transformation needs.
MEGA-i, one of SUNeVision’s data centres, is Asia’s number one connectivity hub.
“Our partnership with SUNeVision is an important asset to our coverage of the APAC region. This alliance has allowed our joint customers to enhance their connectivity to, from and within Asia by getting access to a significant network hub in Hong Kong and its region."
"We further contribute to businesses’ competitive edge by providing them with endless opportunities to form secure and resilient connections to international destinations and extend their private network connections to cloud providers, SaaS services, and other enterprises.” Matthew Lempriere, Head of UK, ME & APAC Sales at BSO.
About SUNeVision SUNeVision (SEHK: 1686), the technology arm of Sun Hung Kai Properties (SEHK: 0016), is the largest data centre provider in Hong Kong. We provide industry-leading carrier and cloud-neutral data centre services with global top 10 connectivity. We connect providers of telecommunications, cloud, ISP, CDN, OTT from local, China and global with enterprises of different businesses on our Asia leading data centre ecosystem.
SUNeVision forms MEGA Campus by extending the connectivity edge from highly connected MEGA-i to other high-tier data centres, including MEGA Two and MEGA Plus. Facilities on MEGA Campus are interconnected through high-performance dedicated fibres and more than 14,000 cross-connects. Together with City PoPs of major submarine cables in our facilities, we enable our customers for direct connections to multi-cloud platforms and multi-cloud exchanges with the best connectivity in town. We are committed to supporting Hong Kong as a regional information hub and a strategic gateway to China.
The company was founded in 2004 and serves the world’s largest financial institutions. BSO is a global pioneering infrastructure and connectivity provider, helping over 600 data-intensive businesses across diverse markets, including financial services, technology, energy, e-commerce, media and others. BSO owns and provides mission-critical infrastructure, including network connectivity, cloud solutions, managed services and hosting, that are specific and dedicated to each customer served.
The company’s network comprises 240+ PoPs across 33 markets, 40+ cloud on-ramps, is integrated with all major public cloud providers and connects to 75+ on-net internet exchanges and 30+ stock exchanges. The team of experts works closely with customers in order to create solutions that meet the detailed and specific needs of their business, providing the latency, resilience and security they need regardless of location.
BSO is headquartered in Ireland, and has 11 offices across the globe, including London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore. Access our website and find out more information: www.bso.co
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