Hyundai Opens Big Data Center in Guizhou Province

Hyundai Opens Big Data Center in Guizhou Province

William Clegg

Date: Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:31 / Keywords: HYUNDAI, Data Centers

(Yicai Gloval) Nov. 14 -- Korea automobile giant Hyundai has set up its first Big Data center in China’s southwestern Guizhou province in order to boost its efforts to analyze data collected from its smart cars.

The new facility will help the firm advance its capabilities in connected car research and development as well as market forecasting.

Hyundai will also work with China United Network Communications Group Ltd., one of China’s big three mobile operators and better known as China Unicom, to use data to develop intelligent car services tailor-made for Chinese consumers.

The center is located in Gui’an new district and occupies an area of 1,200 square meters. Global tech giants such as Apple Inc. Alibaba, and IBM Corp. have also set up data centers in the area.

The company set up its first Hyundai Car Cloud Center in South Korea in 2013, and has similar plans to set up similar centers in other major regional markets around world.

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Keywords: HYUNDAI, Data Centers