G-Core Labs opens new hosting and CDN location in Hong Kong
G-Core Labs, the international provider of cloud and edge solutions, expands the Asian segment of its global network infrastructure and opens its first point of presence in China. The PoP is located in Hong Kong, in the economic center of the Celestial Empire, offering customers secure dedicated and virtual servers, as well as services for a rapid content delivery.
“By opening a point of presence in Hong Kong, one of the world's economic capitals, we want to provide companies of all sectors, including retail, media, video games, finance, insurance or cloud services, with premium experience in ensuring the stable and uninterrupted operation of their online resources and IT infrastructure, as well as the ability to deliver even the heaviest content to customers and audiences in millisecond. We believe that our new location will be in demand both in China, the world's largest online community, and among Asian, European and American companies seeking to work effectively in the local and regional markets”, - said Dmitry Samoshkin, G-Core Labs vice president of products.
Hong Kong is known for its comfortable legal regime including in the field of Internet regulation. This factor opens up additional opportunities for international and Asian online businesses.
G-Core Labs servers are located in a certified Tier III class data center. The company provides 5 TB of traffic for free for each dedicated server.
The functionality of the automatic installation of the most popular operating systems (OS) (Windows and Unix), installed when ordering the server, is provided in company’s dedicated and virtual servers. It significantly saves time for system deployment. You can also connect your own ISO image and install the necessary OS yourself. All G-Core Labs servers are protected from DDoS attacks using G-Core Labs unique technology for intelligent filtering of network traffic.
The dedicated servers of the company provide constant free access to their IPMI (note - abbr. from the intelligent platform management interface), which allows to quickly solve any issue with hosting in a remote format even in case of a emergency situation.
G-Core Labs virtual server is based on KVM virtualization technology, which guarantees high and uninterrupted performance and is equipped with fast SSD disks. You can get acquainted with the configuration options of dedicated and virtual servers by the link.
G-Core Labs CDN supports all necessary protocols, including HTTP/2 (by default), SSL and IPv6, and also provides flexible system configuration options: access through the API, opportunities to pre-load heavy files, to clear cache completely or selectively, to set and manage cache storing time, cache return, inheriting caching parameters, to ignore request parameters and cookies etc.
The global architecture of G-Core Labs content delivery network, located on 5 continents, was created by experts on high-load systems. Today, it includes more than 60 points of presence, 5000+ peering partners, 300+ cash servers and the total network capacity is 10+ Tbit/sec.