The big OEM server vendors have got into the data center business. Quanta Computing has joined the OEMs with a partnership for a Shanghai data center with Digital China.
Digital China cooperates with Quanta Computer to set up data center in China
Yen-Shyang Hwang, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Thursday 16 December 2010]
China-based IT service provider Digital China at TecMall Forum in Taiwan, revealed that the company is in cooperation with Quanta Computer to establish a data center in Shanghai. Quanta will provide hardware infrastructure and Digital China is responsible for developing the application platform, according to Digital China CEO Guo Wei.
Guo pointed out that the two firms' cooperation has just started and still needs to get approval from the Shanghai government to proceed; therefore, he expects details of the cooperation to be clearer in 2011, when an official announcement will be made.
As for Digital China's sales performance, Guo pointed out that the company has seen over 30% on-year growth each year in the past and believes the company will continue to see strong growth in the future.
As system consolidate, there will be more efficiency which is part a greener data center.