China's Cloud Computing Data Center Requirements to Come Into Force in May 2018
Zhang Xia
/SOURCE : Yicai
China's Cloud Computing Data Center Requirements to Come Into Force in May 2018

(Yicai Global) Nov. 21 -- Basic requirements for cloud computing data centers, compiled by Aliyun Computing Co., the cloud subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. [NYSE:BABA], Huawei Technologies Co. and other firms and academic institutions, will take effect from May 1 next year, tech media outlet IDC News reported.

Other organizations involved in the creation of the requirements include GDS Holdings Ltd. [NASDAQ:GDS], China Telecom Corp. Ltd. [HKG:0728;NYSE:CHA], ZTE Corp. [SHE:000063], Shanghai Baosight Software Co. [SHA:600845], Neusoft Corp. [SHA:600718], Sichuan Yimikang Environmental Tech Co. [SHE:300249], China Electronics Standardization Institute, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and other academic institutions.

The requirements, based on infrastructure-as-a-service, specify the site facilities, resources, management, energy efficiency and security needed to operate a cloud computing data center.

The Cloud Computing Standardization Working Group of the China National Information Technology Standardization Network recently announced online that the Standardization Administration approved the requirements earlier this month.

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Keywords: MSCI , Data Center , Standard