[Hanover, Germany, March 22, 2017] Huawei has announced a collaboration with Colt Data Center Services which will see the two companies working closely together to serve the hyperscale cloud-based data center solutions. Announced at CeBIT 2017, the partnership will focus on responding to increasing industry requirements for dynamic, cost-effective, and customer-oriented data center infrastructure in the cloud era.As an industry-leading hosting service provider, Colt Data Centre Services is proficient in designing and operating data centers, focusing on reducing operating costs for carriers while ensuring the highest levels of connectivity and security remain uncompromised. Huawei’s data center solutions are flexibly deployed, diverse, and cost-efficient, ensuring tailored solutions for a variety of clients.

During the signing ceremony, Mr. Fang Liangzhou, VP of Huawei’s Network Energy Product line, highlighted the continued role of ICT in reshaping various aspects of traditional industries: “The data center plays a key role in digital transformation for enterprises. We can see this from the steadyincrease in the global market for data centers.”

Mr. Detlef Spang, CEO of Colt Data Centre Services, commented “customers are seeking flexibility in the constantly changing environment of cloud computing for businesses. He emphasized that traditional data centers face challenges in keeping up with rapidly changing industry trends and only by taking full advantage of the latest technologies can data center providers continue to thrive”.

The partnership between Huawei and Colt Data Centre Services aims at combining the experience, technology, and resources of both companies to foster development in the cloud era and continue to revolutionize data center infrastructure.

About Colt Data Centre Services

Colt Data Centre Services is a leading carrier neutral data centre operator. We are trusted by our globally recognised customers to provide unparalleled service and security. Our operational excellence is verified by achieving one of the highest possible scores in the Uptime Institute’s Management and Operations award.

Colt Data Centre Services has been designing, building and operating large scale data centres and providing data centre colocation services for more than 15 years. Over 1000 customers in the world’s most data-critical industries trust us to secure their information in our 29 carrier-neutral data centres across Europe and Asia.
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About Huawei
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Its aim is to enrich life and improve efficiency through a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solution portfolio that gives customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei’s 170,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Its innovative ICT solutions, products and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world’s population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.