Chayora in the News

Oliver Jones panel at PTC’19

Edge-Capable Data Centers: The Next Wave Great to have been part of an exciting PTC event in Hawaii last month sharing our vision and expectations for China. Oliver’s

Oliver Jones on building data centers in China

Twenty years ago, 0.2 percent of China’s population had access to the Internet, compared with 30 percent in the USA. Today, according to Oliver Jones, CEO of data center development and investment firm Chayora, the number has risen to 800 million people, and is set to pass the billion user mark. But for foreign cloud, colocation and technology companies alike, the particularities of the Chinese market – starting with the national firewall, which requires all Chinese data to be processed in

Chayora features in this month’s Business Chief publication

Chayora feature in this months edition of the Business Chief magazine with an 18 page spread Please follow this link to to view the publication of this months Business Chief  With Just under 20% of the world’s online community existing within the country, and with annual user numbers growing faster than anywhere else, China is one of the most exciting online technology markets in the World…    

Chayora – Gigabit editorial

Chayora features in the September edition of Gigabit magazine  “International Scale in China’s Data Centre Space” With Just under 20% of the world’s online community existing within the country, and with annual user numbers growing faster than anywhere else, China is one of the most exciting online technology markets in the World… To continue reading the the full publication please visit – Gigabits September Edition (Chayora article available on Pg 136 – Pg 153) Click

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

How the Chinese data center market is evolving

How the Chinese Data Center Market is Evolving to Meet Enterprise and Consumer Demand China, home to more than 1.3 billion people, is the most populous nation in the world and a major contributor to global advancements in science and technology. Representing roughly one-quarter of the world’s online population, China has also rapidly become an influential player in the global internet ecosystem. Most notably, the Chinese data center market is currently on the rise, so much so that research analyst firm

Standard Chartered Bank becomes lead institutional investor

Standard Chartered Bank Becomes Lead Institutional Investor in Chayora with a $73M USD Stake An agreement has been reached between Chayora Holdings Limited and Standard Chartered Bank Principal Finance Real Estate (“SCB PFRE”), that will make SCB PFRE, a unit of Standard Chartered PLC (LONDON: STAN), the lead institutional investor in Chayora, a Hong Kong-based developer of large-scale, world-class designed and highly scalable data center parks. With the new agreement, SCB PFRE will secure a direct equity stake of up to