The cloud division of China-headquartered tech giant Tencent has announced plans to launch its first data centre in South America, situated in São Paulo, Brazil.
Following the addition of this Latin American centre, Tencent Cloud’s will now increase the coverage of its network to 27 regions and 68 availability zones, indicating the company’s commitment to becoming an international digital infrastructure provider.
Based of the details shared in the announcement, the new data centre will adopt Uptime Tier-III international high-standard computer rooms, with PCI DSS, ISO 27001 and other global-standard infrastructure certifications.
Uptime Institute’s Tier Standard is the global standard for data centre reliability and overall performance. The classification ranks facilities from 1 to 4, with 1 signifying the worst- and 4 the best-performing level.
PCI DSS and ISO 27001 are international standard requirement regarding the management of information security. Tencent also indicated that it would feature a high standard of redundant network optical fibre connections to many network exchange hubs in São Paulo.
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