Colt Hong Kong Data Centre 1 (HKDC1)

Hong Kong Data Centre 1 (HKDC1) is located near the core business district of Hong Kong and was specially designed to serve the mission critical needs of the financial industry. HKDC1 has Tier 3+ architecture and is strategically positioned adjacent to Hong Kong Exchange (HKEx) to provide financial enterprises with optimal Proximity Colocation Solutions that meet the high demands of leading edge low latency electronic trading strategies, including High Frequency Trading (HFT). With Colt being a recommended and preferred proximity hosting and access point provider of Asia’s major financial exchanges, customers can be assured of the highest quality of service and support.

Key Features

HKEx Proximity Colocation Solutions

  • Strategically located adjacent to Hong Kong Exchange to provide optimal low latency connectivity to the global financial industry
  • Tier 3+ architecture

Global Low Latency Connectivity

  • Ultra low latency connectivity to the world’s key business and financial cities, leveraging Colt’s international POPs in Tokyo, Osaka, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Busan, and extensive network across Europe and into the US

Power

  • 2N power redundancy with dual power feeds traversing through separate infrastructure to reach the racks
  • Dual 28MVA power from facility substation
  • Emergency power supply with 24 hours of fuel storage available in case of power outage

Security

  • 5-layer physical security with biometric authentication system and keycard
  • Security cameras located on each floor with more than 30 days of video storage

Support

  • Bilingual support in Japanese and English
  • Customizable Smart Hands services with experienced on-site engineers acting as your eyes, hands and feet on a 24 x 7 basis

Specifications


Connectivity

  • High-performance connectivity leveraging Colt’s resilient, low-latency redundant backbone
  • Multi-carrier connectivity available

Management and Monitoring

  • Bilingual operations staff on-site 24×7
  • Active monitoring and maintenance of all data centre equipment

Power to Site

  • Dual 28MVA power from facility substation

UPS

  • 2N Configuration

Standby Generators

  • 2N configuration, standby isolated power unit
  • Minimum 24 hours under full load (Diesel fuel reserve and guaranteed refueling ensures continuous operability)

Cooling

  • N+1 Computer Room Air Conditioning (CRAC) units
  • For accurate cooling over the entire raised floor, a fully looped condenser water cooling system on the roof provides dual path water feeds to the computer room air-conditioners

Cooling Controls

  • Precise temperature and humidity controlled within a pre-set range (21℃ ± 3℃ Temperature, 50 ± 10% Humidity)

Fire Suppression

  • FM200 / Pre-action fire protection

Free Access

  • Load Capacity: 12kN, Class O fire-proof floor, 800mm high

Smoke Detection

  • Analogue fire detection system and Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (VESDA)

Staffing

  • On-site security personnel 24×7

Access Controls

  • 5-layer physical security with biometric authentication system and keycard
  • Security cameras located on each floor with more than 30 days of video storage