By David Nakayama, DET Corp Comms and Tony Meng, Delta Vietnam
Hanoi, Vietnam, September 14, 2019-Delta signed a contract with HTC-ITC, a subsidiary of Hanoi Telecom, to build Vietnam’s first 2N (two times the amount required for operation) Tier 3 Uptime (99.982% uptime) certified data center at HTC building in Hoa Lac High Tech Zone a Data Center in Hoa Lac. The new data center will operate according to Tier 3 standards of Uptime Institute, the world’s most prestigious data center certification organization.
“Delta is working with HTC-ITC to provide users in Vietnam with better connectivity by creating an innovative data center that offers reliable, flexible and green operations,” Mr. Hsieh Shen-yen, Delta’s president for South East Asia and India region, said at the ceremony. “HTC-ITC chose Delta for this project because we offer advanced data center infrastructure technology that enables high energy efficiency and savings that reduces OPEX.”
HTC-ITC is a telecommunications company specializing in infrastructure and transmission services with a nationwide fiber-optic network of almost 10,000 km in Vietnam and international connections. Ms. Trinh Minh Chau, Chairman of HTC-ITC, said that the company’s new Data center will help them provide the best quality service to customers in Vietnam and around the world.
The milestone project with Delta and HTC-ITC marks the first data center installation in Vietnam with Tier 3 Uptime build standard. During the eight-month construction period, Delta will leverage data center infrastructure solutions for rapid installation, energy-saving, optimal PUE and a modular and scalable architecture.