Release Date 28 Apr, 2017
MEGA-i Ranked #1 Data Centre in Hong Kong as SUNeVision Named One of the Top Data Centre Operators in Asia
SUNeVision Holdings Limited (“SUNeVision”, SEHK Stock Code: 8008), a premium carrier neutral data centre service provider in Hong Kong and a subsidiary of Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited, today announced that, it is named a top data centre operator in Asia, and its MEGA-i facility is ranked number one in the Hong Kong market, according to Q1, 2017 Leaderboard of Cloudscene, the world’s largest cloud directory.
The ranking of data centre operators is based on the combined score of data centre density, measured by total operated data centres, and connectivity, measured by the total number of PoPs. SUNeVision received second highest scores among the pool of service providers listed on Cloudscene in the whole Asia regions.
SUNeVision’s MEGA-i data centre, with 193 service providers listed, is ranked as number one in the Hong Kong market amongst the 84 colocation data centres that operate in Hong Kong, according to the Leaderboard.
MEGA-i is also ranked the seventh largest data centre globally. Built as one of most network dense facilities in the world, MEGA-i is a 30-storey, 350,000 gross square feet data centre that houses an established ecosystem of interconnected telecom operators, Internet service providers, OTT players, and enterprise customers. With the presence of 10 subsea cables and over 10,000 cross connects, this carrier and cloud neutral data centre serves as the telecom hub in the regions. It is part of the MEGA Campus that provides a cost-effective solution with ample capacity for growth.
SUNeVision Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer Peter Yan said, “We are delighted to receive these recognitions and we are thrilled to be recognised as a leading data centre operator in Asia. Measured by data centre density and connectivity, the ranking underlines our unique advantages in connectivity, scalable capacity and strategic location choices which are endorsed by supportive customers. Our strong ecosystem in cloud, telco and financial services enable us to gain a top spot in the highly competitive environment with a number of top-notch operators in the region.”
“It is our pride that MEGA-i being recognised as number one in Hong Kong. MEGA-i, together with MEGA Two and the new data centre MEGA Plus scheduled to commence operation in mid-2017, form our MEGA Campus and offer unparalleled connectivity in town. We are committed to continuously enhancing our value propositions in terms of connectivity, capacity, flexibility and service quality.”
Cloudscene, the world’s largest directory of colocation data centres, cloud service providers and network fabrics, publishes a quarterly leaderboard of the top data centre operators based on both data centre density (total operated data centres) and connectivity (the total number of PoPs) for the given regions. The Q1, 2017 Leaderboard reflects the top ten data centre operators in North America, EMEA, Oceania and Asia for the January to March 2017 period. Meanwhile, the top data centre operators are selected and ranked, based on a combined score using density and connectivity, from a pool of more than 4,900 service providers listed on Cloudscene.
For more information about SUNeVision and MEGA-i listings on the Leaderboard, please visit:
2. https://cloudscene.com/top10 (Regions: Asia)
SUNeVision (SEHK Stock Code: 8008) harnesses the strengths of Sun Hung Kai Properties' (SEHK Stock Code: 0016) principal technology assets including iAdvantage, Super e-Technology, Super e-Network and venture capital investments. SUNeVision has a strong financial position, and its portfolio of data infrastructure and service businesses positions it well for sustained profitability and growth. For more information, visit www.sunevision.com.
Cloudscene is the world's largest directory of colocation data centres, cloud service providers and network fabrics. Established by Australian tech entrepreneur, Bevan Slattery, Cloudscene is a well-respected industry resource that supports users in the selection of colocation, IaaS, cloud and internet service providers. For more information, visit www.cloudscene.com.