China Mobiles UK data centre officially opens, with availability up to 99.99%
12/24/2019, China Mobile International Limited (CMI) announced that the UK-based data center was officially opened in early December. This is also China Mobile ’s first own data center in Europe, integrating international network exchange hubs and Internet data. Centered in one body. The data center is located in Slough Trading Estate in the United Kingdom. It has more than 1,600 racks and is constructed according to the Tier III Design Document (TCDD). The availability is as high as 99.99%.
The data center has three fiber optic inlets and two mains power supplies. The 2N transformer and uninterruptible power supply (UPS) configuration can provide 10 minutes of backup under full load conditions. The cooling system is equipped with N + 1 natural cooling air-cooled chiller, N + 3 room-grade water-cooled precision air conditioner, and provides 6 minutes of continuous cooling capacity. In addition, the entire data center is supported by N + 1 diesel generators, and the fuel tank capacity can support full load operation for 24 hours.
Previously, China Mobile International had two international data centers in Singapore, the Hong Kong Global Network Center (GNC), and extensive global network infrastructure. It also built new own data centers in Frankfurt, Germany and other places. Dr. Feng Li, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China Mobile International Ltd., said: "The completion of the new UK data center demonstrates CMI's commitment to promoting secure and reliable high-speed connections around the world. We see that customers' concerns about the Asia Pacific region Demand for connectivity, cloud and content delivery solutions between Africa has been strong. That is to say, the UK data center has further expanded its global network resources and can be connected to its SMW5 Asia-Europe submarine cable through its European local ring, It is further connected to SJC, APG, and SJC2 Asia-Pacific submarine cable systems to achieve high-speed seamless connections between Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Indian Ocean, and the Asia-Pacific region.
The data center can also apply to land cable system resources covering the “Belt and Road” region, especially TEA-2, TEA-3 Asia-Europe land cable, ERMC Europe-Russia-Mongolia-China cable system, and multi-path connecting Asia and Europe markets The network DREAM can also quickly connect more than 300 cities in 31 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government in Mainland China.
China Mobile International Co., Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Mobile. It was established in Hong Kong, China in December 2010. It is responsible for China Mobile's international business operations. It currently operates in 22 countries and regions around the world and has 70 marine and land cable resources worldwide. , The total transmission bandwidth exceeds 60T, and the total number of POP points reaches 168.