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Chayora celebrates major milestone

Chayora Celebrates Major Milestone as It Nears Completion of Phase 1 of Its First Facility at Its Tianjin Hyperscale Data Centre Campus in China The Company Is Targeting Live Operations of Its TJ1 Data Centre on the Tianjin Campus at Year-End 2018 (Left) Jonathan Berney, Chief Operations Officer, Chayora; (Right) Oliver Jones, CEO, Chayora Chayora Celebrates Major Milestone as It Nears Completion of Phase 1 of Its First Facility at Its Tianjin Hyperscale Data Centre Campus in China The Company Is Targeting Live Operations

Chayora names Harry Shen as its new Technical Manager

Facilities Design and Engineering Expert Appointed to Leadership Role as Company’s Tianjin Hyperscale Data Centre Campus Targets Live Operations by Close of 2018 Hong Kong, 22 June 2018 — Chayora Limited, a Hong Kong-based data centre infrastructure company, announces today the appointment of Harry Shen as its new Technical Manager.  Mr. Shen has more than a decade of experience in data centre and critical facilities design and engineering, including multiple projects serving global data centre and multinational enterprise clients throughout China. In

The forecast in China is Cloudy and Connected

Developing Hyperscale Data Center Campuses to Serve the World’s Second Largest Economy Data Center POST Interview with Oliver Jones, CEO of Chayora   As the CEO and co-founder of Chayora, Oliver Jones is principally focused on overall team leadership and oversight of investor management as well as securing tenants and raising the external profile of the venture with key stakeholders. Chayora is a world-class infrastructure developer based in Hong Kong whose primary focus is building data center platforms in China, enabling multinational

A brief summary of the challenges of DC establishment in China

In terms of accessing the Chinese population for online services, the challenge is wholly different to any other major market. The national firewall is highly effective and means businesses wanting to participate in the huge and growing online markets of China have to have servers present inside the firewall operated strictly in accordance with MIIT regulations.  This contrasts with any other major country where servers can be anywhere and effective access is enabled across the open internet. Establishing such a presence

Chayora to speak at Datacloud Europe

Chayora to Speak at Datacloud Europe and Announces the Superstructure Launch Ceremony at Its Hyperscale Tianjin Data Centre Campus. Chayora, a Hong Kong-based data centre infrastructure company, announces today that its Chief Executive Officer, Oliver Jones, will speak at Datacloud Europe, taking place in Monaco. On Wednesday, 13 June 2018, Mr. Jones will participate in a panel discussion titled, “Focus on Asia: Exploring Infrastructure Development and Investment.” Asia is the fastest-growing data centre market globally.  As Mr. Jones will

Colo Bytes: Global Switch, Chayora, 123Net, JLL

Two interesting colo items from overseas during the break, and two from the US in the week prior that are worth noting: Global Switch has some new owners at the table. A consortium of Asian investors has acquired a 24.99% stake in the company for some $2.1B. The company is preparing for a public listing sometime next year, and the sale of this stake will support current expansion plans. Global Switch operates data centers in five European and three APAC markets. Chayora 

Tianjin city in China eyes US$16 billion fund for AI work

Tianjin city in China eyes US$16 billion fund for AI work, dwarfing EU’s plan to spend US$1.78 billion A major Chinese metropolis plans to set up a multi-billion dollar fund to spur development of the artificial intelligence (AI) industry, in what is the latest and probably largest effort by a single Chinese city amid the country’s push to fulfil its ambition to become a world leader in AI by 2030. Tianjin, a northeastern port city outside Beijing, said it will establish a

The hyperscale DC challenge in China

The demands of the international and domestic cloud providers in China are setting new challenges for data centre and infrastructure providers.  China has frequently leapfrogged the international markets in technology development and today, the prospect of new standards, scale and approaches to data centre campus and cloud-park development is imminent. The exponential growth of data use and storage means both hyperscale hubs and associated edge sites to enable distribution of content will be needed and within the Chinese regulated sector, innovative

Chayora to speak at DWS Asia Investment Summit

Chayora, a Hong Kong-based data centre infrastructure company, announces today that its Chief Operating Officer, Jonathan Berney, will speak at the DWS Asia Investment Summit, taking place in Singapore. On Thursday, 17 May 2018, Mr. Berney will participate in a panel discussion titled, “One Belt, One Road:  Navigating New Opportunities” Panelists will provide agnostic thought leadership on what China’s Belt and Road Initiative means for investors, opportunities ahead for Infrastructure and Private