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International standard data center for investment demands in Vietnam

Vietnam - a rising star in Southeast Asia with an impressive GDP growth rate during the Covid-19 pandemic. To meet the demand from flows of foreign direct investment (FDI), how Vietnam has prepared for a stable IT infrastructure with international standards?

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International standard data center for investment demands in Vietnam

In recent years, Vietnam is mentioned as a bright spot in foreign investment when attracting nearly 20 billion USD in 2020. Also in 2020, Vietnam is the top-performing Asian economy 2020, and one of the four economies in the world to have the highest growth in GDP per capita (according to the IMF), regardless of the Covid-19 wave's influence. The international credit rating agency S&P Global Ratings forecasts that Vietnam ranks second in the Asia-Pacific region in terms of economic recovery rate despite the impact of Covid-19, S&P Global Ratings also forecasted that Vietnam's GDP growth will reach 11.2% in 2021.

In the Data center (DC) segment, according to Cloud and Data Center Growth in Emerging Markets report, 2021-2025, of Research and markets, Vietnam was evaluated as one of 10 emerging markets in global DC, with impressive growth, which owns the international standard service, meeting the demand of large capacity of organizations and enterprises.

Currently, data center infrastructure in Vietnam mainly contains 3 types: Colocation Datacenter, Enterprise Datacenter, and Telecom Datacenter, which are designed, built, and operated according to 2 popular standards: TIA 942 and Uptime (Most data centers are announced to meet Level 3 (Tier 3 / Rated 3), and some other standards such as ISO, PCI-DSS, SOC, and LEED.

Viettel IDC - The largest international standard DC infrastructure provider in Vietnam

Viettel IDC is the largest and the most modern data center service provider in Vietnam, accounting for 40% of the market share in DC in Vietnam (according to Nomura Research Institute, 2019). Viettel IDC owns 5 data centers that are designed, built, and operated to meet the ANSI TIA-942 Rated 3 Constructed Facilities standard. Up to now, Viettel IDC is the “only unit” in Vietnam certified with ANSI TIA-942 Rated 3 Constructed Facilities and is a supplier that meets the most technical standards on DC.

Possessing the largest total raised floor area of ​​more than 25,000m2, we are serving the biggest pool of customers in Vietnam, including government organizations, enterprises, finance and banking institutes, etc. Nonetheless, Viettel IDC also participated in the projects of providing IT infrastructure for the Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Information and Communication. We earn customer trust and loyalty through delivering excellent services and dedicated support. Our well-experienced staff is always available 24/7 to ensure the unrelenting operation of data centers. The quality of Viettel IDC's services has been demonstrated through the achievement of international standards such as ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 9001, ISO 50001, ISO 20000, SOC, PCI DSS, etc.

Especially, Viettel IDC is also the only unit in Vietnam to deploy the DCIM system to operate the DCs, helping to manage all activities in the data center, monitoring the devices and equipment in the DC. With the complete DCIM data center management system, all data center infrastructure systems and equipment include all constituent components as well as important parameters (source, energy, cost, environment, assets, and space) are declared and managed automatically on the system with full information about assets, configuration, usage loads, warnings, maintenance history, maintenance, hence, it ensures the systems and equipment are monitored, operating in the best and safest condition. In particular, the application of systems management tools can support multi-tenancy, decentralizing to each device/group of devices/connection, allowing customers to self-monitor the systems/devices, and improving the customer experience.

Viettel IDC is operating the largest project Hyperscale DC in Vietnam in Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park with a total area of ​​4ha, providing rack with capacity. In the coming time, Viettel IDC will continue to research, optimize and improve the existing data centers to improve service quality and customer experience, to provide high-quality services. the excellent customer experience (5 stars). We also focus on deploying DC solutions for energy saving and environmental friendliness in line with the Green DC trend, such as Lithium, Free air cooling, Solar power, LEED standard. Viettel IDC always strives to be the number one supplier of DC services in Vietnam in both scale and technology, and be ready to welcome international customers, multinational companies with any need for infrastructure in Vietnam.

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