Data Center Services in China: on-premise vs. outsourcing and moving to the clou
8:00 - 9:30am (first 15-20 minutes is for networking) Sandwiches and beverages included Hosted by the Financial Services Committee and Information & Communication Technology Committee In the eyes of many businesses, China represents one of the biggest economic opportunities today and likely of the future. China is the second largest economy in the world behind the United States and, with over 1.3 billion people, is the largest population of any country in the world. More and more companies are establishing a presence in China, which is leading to the rising demand for data center services in the market. Once it was the norm for organizations to set up and operate their own data centers in China. But today, outsourcing data center services has become an increasingly attractive option for businesses of all sizes.
Many organizations do not want to commit to the significant financial investment that an on-premises data center demands. Some more far-sighted organizations are even looking at cloud services to reduce resources and IT costs and access scalable on-demand IT services. The data center is an essential part of any business' IT infrastructure today. Whether large or small, if you are doing business in China or planning to set up an operation there, you need to have a thorough understanding of the market and the available options for housing your data. During this session, Alex Tam and Eric Hui will walk you through the risks and benefits of on-premise versus outsourcing your data center needs and how to optimize experiences in a secure cloud platform.
The American Chamber of Commerce in HK 1904 Bank of America Tower 12 Harcourt Road Central, Hong Kong