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Hong Kong Financial Data Centre

Hong Kong

NEXCENTER
(FEATURED DATA CENTER)

NTT Communications Hong Kong Financial Data Centre (FDC[TM]) offers 100% uptime service level and unrivalled security measures to protect the mission-critical data assets of enterprises.

With Asian markets continuing to grow rapidly, global financial service institutions have been actively incorporating key Asian markets into their portfolio. Meanwhile, the adoption of electronic trading has dramatically increased the speed and volume of information exchange.

With the 1st Phase launched in 2013, NTT Communications Hong Kong Financial Data Centre (FDC[TM]) will stand out from the rest in the market with its Tier IV ready infrastructure, strategic location and ultra-low latency network solution - all tailored to create a sophisticated and comprehensive solution to give financial services institutions the edge they need to succeed in the Asian market.

FDC[TM] is located on a piece of company-owned land of 30,000 m2 in Tseung Kwan O, across the street from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd's (HKEx) data centre. Upon full completion, the FDC[TM] complex will be composed of two data centre towers and one command and control tower, with a total gross floor area of over 70,000 m´, over 6,000 racks of server space and a total of 100 MVA utility power.

 
 

Location:

 

Located in Tseung Kwan O - a district where the Hong Kong government strategically develops as data centre hub with optimal power and network infrastructure


10 minutes by car from Tseung Kwan O MTR subway station
60 minutes by car from Hong Kong International Airport


     

    Power:

     

    High availability power system

    • Power receiving: 2 power substations and delivery routes
    • UPS: 2N redundant configuration
    • Generator: N+1 redundant configuration

     

    Air Conditioning:

     

    Efficient cooling system for high density ICT equipment

    • Water cooling system 
    • N+1 redundant configuration 
    • Generator: N+1 redundant configuration

     

    Building:

     

    Self-designed, purpose-built Data Centre building

    • Reinforced concrete structure, 5 stories

     

    Fire Protection:

     

    Gas fire suppression system to protect ICT equipment

    • Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (VESDA) 
    • FM200 gas or NOVEC 1230 fire suppression system

     

    Security:

     

    Multi-factor, multi-step protection for robust security

    • CCTV surveillance camera 
    • 24/7 On-site security presence 
    • Pre-registration required 
    • Multi-device authentication (IC card, Biometrics) 
    • Anti-tailgating man-trap 
    • Metal detector

     

    Connectivity:

     

    Available landing station of Asia Submarine-cable Express (ASE) 

    • Network nodes 
    • Multiple carriers

     

    Green Performance:

     

    World top class green performance

    • LEED© (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System™ - Gold certification 
    • Cold aisle containment 
    • Windowsless external wall