Tencent Cloud Launches First Internet Data Center in Brazil to Meet Increasing Demand for Digitization in Latin America

Tencent Cloud Highlights Commitment to Global Digitization in Newly Launched Data Center for Brazil and Other Latin American Countries

HONG KONG, November 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Driving the momentum of delivering high-quality, highly reliable and highly stable cloud services around the world, Tencent Cloud – the cloud business of Tencent, today announced the launch of its first Internet Data Center (IDC) in São Paulo, Brazil. The addition of the new data center to Tencent Cloud’s global network in 27 regions and 68 availability zones marks the official entry into the Latin American market and underlines the company’s commitment to global digitization.

the opening of Tencent Cloud’s first internet data center in Brazil is focused on meeting the growing demand for digitization in the country and across the Latin America. Additionally, Tencent Cloud’s entry in Brazil will the growth of Brazilian and other Latin Americabased companies in the Chinese and APAC markets through seamless data integration with their core businesses in Brazil and other markets in Latin America. Total spending on public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) is expected to US$3 billion in 2021 in Brazil alone, according to IDC[1], an increase of 46.5% year-on-year.

the launch of Tencent Cloud’s first IDC in Brazil provides access to a diverse range of customizable solutions across multiple industries. In particular, media, gaming, social media and fintech companies such as the game company Level up!, which uses Tencent Cloud to leverage its industry-leading technology to ensure consistent and reliable consumer and B2B experiences. Examples of Tencent Cloud’s premium services include cloud media, live video broadcasting, website creation, and various gaming and online education solutions.

Poshu Yeung, senior vice president, Tencent Cloud Internationalsaid, “Brazil is a dynamic and exciting market with an increasing number of high-growth digital companies looking to ensure consistent and reliable digital experiences for their customers and consumers, both in Latin America and around the world. We are very excited about this announcement and our future plans for the market.”

Glaucio Marques, CEO, level up!, said: “As a partner of Tencent Cloud, level up! looking forward to welcoming Tencent Cloud’s entry into the Latin American market. This new infrastructure allows us and other institutions in a wide range of business sectors to take advantage of Tencent Cloud’s many years of experience in providing stable and robust network solutions. We are excited to leverage the strong infrastructure solutions to optimize gamers’ experience and provide better services to our customers.”

It demonstrates its consistently high reliability and security standards with: Tencent Cloud’s Brazilian partner, the data center facility in Sãu Paulo, has obtained Uptime Tier-III design and infrastructure certification, including PCI DSS, ISO27001. It also features a high standard of redundant fiber optic connections to many network exchange hubs in São Paulo.

Brazil is a critical market for Tencent Cloud and plays a key role in the company’s mission to provide secure, reliable and high-quality public cloud services to customers in the region.

As regards Tencent Cloud

Tencent Cloud is Tencent’s cloud services brand, providing leading cloud products and services to organizations and enterprises around the world. By leveraging its robust data center infrastructures around the world, Tencent integrates cloud computing, big data analytics, AI, Internet of Things, security and other advanced technologies with smart business scenarios. At the same time, we provide a holistic smart business solution for sectors such as finance, education, healthcare, retail, industrial, transportation, energy and radio and television.

SOURCE Tencent Cloud

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