The Hong Kong data center market is a springboard in the sense that international service providers that want to serve China often start in Hong Kong". It applies not only data center, but other business sectors as well.
Hong Kong may be one of the world’s tiniest nations, but its importance on the internet’s global map is huge, and, if the Hong Kong government plays its cards right, that importance is only going to grow.
Hong Kong is important because China is important. As China’s Special Administrative Region, it is more westernized and open than the People’s Republic. It is both a springboard and a gateway between the recently emerged economic powerhouse and the rest of the world.
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