Tencent Cloud has officially opened its first Internet Data Center (IDC) in Brazil, in São Paulo to be specific. The new data center joins Tencent Cloud’s global network of 27 regions and 68 availability zones, marking the cloud provider’s official debut into the Latin American market and demonstrating the company’s commitment to global digitalization.
The inauguration of Tencent Cloud’s first Internet Data Center in Brazil seeks to address the country’s and Latin America’s rising digitalization demand. Furthermore, Tencent Cloud’s arrival into Brazil is aimed at aiding the expansion of Brazilian and other Latin American firms into the Chinese and APAC markets by providing seamless data integration with their core operations in Brazil and other Latin American markets.
According to IDC, overall spending on public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) in Brazil is predicted to exceed $3 billion in 2021, up 46.5 percent year over year.
Cloud Media, Live Video Streaming, Cloud Gaming
Tencent Cloud’s first Internet Data Center in Brazil would give users, including companies in the media, gaming, social media, and for example financial industries, access to a wide range of customized solutions in a variety of sectors. Cloud media, live video streaming, website building, and other gaming and online education solutions are examples of Tencent Cloud’s offerings.
Game developer Level Up! utilizes Tencent Cloud to provide “consistent and reliable” consumer and B2B experiences. They seem to be quite happy with Tencent Cloud opening this cloud region in São Paulo, Brazil.
“As a partner of Tencent Cloud, Level Up! looks forward to welcoming Tencent Cloud’s entry into the Latin American market,” said Glaucio Marques, CEO at Level Up!. “This new infrastructure in place allows us and other institutions across a wide of range of business sectors to capitalize on Tencent Cloud’s years of experience in providing stable and robust networking solutions. We are excited to leverage the strong infrastructure solutions to optimize gamers’ experience and provide better services for our customers.”
The data center in São Paulo has received Uptime Tier-III design and infrastructure certification, as well as PCI DSS and ISO27001 certifications. It also has a high grade of redundant network optical fiber links to several of São Paulo’s network exchange centers.
“Brazil is a dynamic and exciting market with an increasing number of digital high-growth companies looking to ensure consistent and reliable digital experiences for their clients and consumers both in Latin America and around the world,” said Poshu Yeung, Senior Vice President, Tencent Cloud International. “We are very excited about this announcement and our future plans for the market.”