The Importance of Data Governance and Colocation in Hong Kong

In today’s digital economy, data is a new kind of capital, an economic factor of production in the creation and delivery of digital goods and services. Just like an automaker can’t produce a car without financial capital, companies can’t create and deploy new applications or services without the necessary data. The availability of reliable, high-performance data is now critical to the success of any organization. Managing data requires strong governance practices and a robust management system. In a highly competitive environment, the ability to manage data effectively has become a key business advantage.

A hk is an invaluable resource that allows businesses to improve customer service, make strategic decisions more quickly and abide by legal requirements more easily. It also enables them to better understand their customers, optimize marketing programs and enhance operational efficiency. However, it’s important to keep in mind that a hk needs to be current, accurate and comprehensive while also being secure against unauthorised access.

According to the Hong Kong Personal Data Protection Act, any data relating to an individual must be collected for a lawful purpose and should not be excessive in relation to that purpose. It must be in a form that enables the individual to be identified and should be adequate but not excessive for that purpose. The PDPA also prohibits the use of personal data for purposes other than those for which it was collected, and any disclosure outside of Hong Kong.

The Hong Kong CCC is one of the largest and most technologically advanced carrier neutral Data Center facilities in Asia. With the advantages of being located in an independent and free market economy with virtually no risk from natural disasters, it offers a highly secured, high-performance infrastructure to support mission-critical businesses.

Equinix’s Hong Kong colocation facilities connect you to a dense industry ecosystem with an expansive range of networks, enterprises and IT service providers. Our data centers offer a wide range of interconnection options, including direct connections to all major Asian internet exchanges through our regional Internet Exchange Point, IX Hong Kong. Our colocation services allow you to take advantage of this dynamic network hub and build a global presence in one of the most interconnected cities in Asia.

With a plethora of networking opportunities and an established business culture, Hong Kong is an ideal location for your digital supply chain. Its highly specialized industries, dense concentration of enterprise and cloud service providers and large number of ICT specialists, make it an important hub for international trade and commerce. Our Hong Kong data centers are the ideal choice for businesses seeking to expand their global footprint and scale in a fast-growing region with a world-class connectivity and business environment. The city’s highly resilient and carrier-dense data centers provide a cost-effective and secure platform to grow your business, connect with partners and customers and deliver high-performance applications.