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The rise of Chinese data centers

The rise of Chinese data centers By Oliver Jones, CEO Chayora According to the market research firm Technavio, the data center market in China is expected to witness exponential growth and will post an impressive CAGR of nearly 13 percent over the next four years. Moreover, the demand for public cloud storage is expected to grow, which will also fuel the expansion of the nation’s data center market. The Chinese telecommunications market, the largest in the world, is undergoing a rapid transition. With

The rise of the red dragon

A Look at the Data Center Industry in China By Oliver Jones, Co-Founder and CEO of Chayora According to the market research firm Technavio, the data center market in China is expected to witness exponential growth and will post an impressive CAGR of nearly 13% over the next four years. Moreover, the demand for public cloud storage is expected to grow, which will also fuel the expansion of the nation’s data center market. The Chinese telecommunications market, the largest in the world, is

Security Is opportunity in the APAC data center market

Security Is Opportunity in the APAC Data Center Market By Oliver Jones, Co-Founder and CEO of Chayora By Oliver Jones The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is home to one of the most competitive data center markets in the world. In fact, over the last decade, the APAC data center market has surpassed both the EMEA region and North America in overall growth. Driving this surge is the demand for connectivity and cloud computing services, both of which are fueling the region’s powerful e-commerce, social

Chayora to present on data centre opportunities in China at DCD Converged SE Asia in Singapore

Chayora to Unveil its Shanghai Data Centre Plans at Event Taking Place 14-15 September Hong Kong, 12 September 2016 — Chayora Limited, a Hong Kong-based data centre infrastructure company, announces today its participation in DCDConverged SE Asia, taking place 14-15 September 2016 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore.  During the event, Chayora’s co-founder and Chief Executive Officer,  Oliver Jones, will give a presentation on the challenges and

China: the data centre industry’s deep well of growth and prosperity

China: The Data Centre Industry’s Deep Well of Growth and Prosperity By Oliver Jones, CEO Chayora There are two wonderful, ancient Chinese proverbs that aptly describe Chayora’s position in the data centre industry in China, which Technavio’s market research predicts will grow at a CAGR of approximately 13 percent over the next four years. The first proverb is, “Dig the well before you are thirsty.” The second is, “If you want one year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want 10 years of

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

Standard Chartered Bank Principal Finance commits to US$73m investment in Chayora, a China data centre campus developer and operator

Hong Kong, 21 March 2016 – Standard Chartered Bank Principal Finance Real Estate (“SCB PFRE”), a unit of Standard Chartered PLC (LONDON: STAN), and Chayora Holdings Limited have reached agreement for SCB PFRE to become the lead institutional investor in Chayora, securing a strategic minority stake and providing equity funding for key Chayora’s data centre development projects. The agreement involves a direct equity stake of up to 19.5% in Chayora Holdings Limited and the introduction of additional substantial long-term equity for

Chayora press release – Chayora, a Hong Kong-based data centre infrastructure company, has announced that serial technology entrepreneur Michael Tobin OBE will join the board with immediate effect as a Non Executive Director.

Michael Tobin is one of the most high profile professionals in the data centre market having led Telecity Group plc as Chief Executive from 2002 to 2014. During this time, Michael transformed the company from GBP £6m market capitalisation to being a top performer in the FTSE250 valued at over GBP £2bn. Michael’s international experience in the data centre sector has continued to expand since then including his non-executive roles with Teraco in South Africa; Datapipe in the United States; Telvent Global Services in Spain; and

Chayora press release – Chayora, a Hong Kong-based data centre infrastructure company, has announced James E. Ousley will join the board with immediate effect as Non Executive Chairman.

Following completion of the sale of Pacnet to Telstra in April 2015, Jim Ousley has joined the board of Chayora Limited in Hong Kong as Chairman. Jim lives in the United States and will also take a role in US key customer relationships and sales to support major deal progression and build a strong US presence for Chayora. Jim’s background is notable, having more than 40 years of experience leading and investing in global technology and telecommunications organisations. Since July 2014,