Wednesday, 03 August 2022 08:52

Citic Telecom opens two cloud services platforms in Estonia and New York


Hong Kong-based Citic Telecom has launched its SmartCLOUD Services Centre in Tallinn, Estonia and opened its second Cloud Service Centre in New York to tap demand for cloud, connectivity, and data storage services in the respective regions.

The cloud service platforms will enable Citic Telecom’s customers to scale their business operations with carrier-grade infrastructure, offering additional options for managed cloud services and connectivity solutions.

Enterprise-grade infrastructure
"Additional SmartCLOUD Service Centres are located at Tallinn, Estonia and New York, US in Q3, 2022. It also marks a milestone toward further enhancing Citic Telecom’s already extensive capability to provide diverse and effective cloud services to Europe-based enterprise customers," said Citic Telecom deputy director European operations Serve Bunnik.

SmartCLOUD Service Platform is housed at Tallinn Data Centre, which serves as one of the largest Internet Exchange (TTL-IX) Point in Estonia.

It offers direct access to the cloud, network, storage, and backup services via Citic Telecom’s comprehensive ICT resources.

The second cloud services platform in New York serves the world's largest financial, media, and enterprise companies as well as many of the major New Jersey metro trading hubs.

West-East Global Cloud Ring expands
The pandemic has accelerated cloud adoption and surged demand for intra/intercity and cross boundaries connectivity services within European cities.

To keep pace with digital transformation, infrastructure complexity and dynamic business operation across the globe, Citic Telecom expands its global footprint with two new cloud platforms, integrated all-in-one network-cloud solution in the region, connecting West-East with Global Cloud Ring.

Delivering efficient, responsive managed cloud service and global connectivity to elevate regional customers' rapid digital transformation while further improving the quality and efficiency of its customer experience.

The West - East Global Cloud Ring networking in Tallinn, London and Frankfurt, spanning across Europe, the CIS and the Asia Pacific including Mainland China, is a reliable and one-stop cloud platform interconnected with Citic Telecom’s 21 Cloud Service centres (CSCs) and over 160 POPs in 150 countries.

"Over the past 20 years, we strive to be the most trusted partner for customers' around the globe, with our footprint not only covering the Asia Pacific to Europe and America but also extending to the CIS and South Africa. We will continue to provide innovative ICT solutions to help our customers leverage digitalisation to transform their businesses, and even the whole industry," Bunnik concluded.

This first appeared in the subscription newsletter CommsWire on 2 August 2022.

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