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Zenlayer Named 2017 Best Global Data Center Provider

By Zenlayer | May 24, 2017

On May 23, 2017, Zenlayer was named the 2017 Best Global Data Center Provider at WorldHostingDays.China (WHD.china).

Zenlayer clarifies potential misconception regarding relationship with ChinaCache

By Zenlayer | May 18, 2017

Since its inception, Zenlayer Inc. (“Zenlayer”) has been an entirely separate entity from ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd. and its subsidiaries and affiliates, including ChinaCache North America, Inc. (collectively referred to as “ChinaCache”).

Hosting in China: How to choose a data center (Part 2)

By Zenlayer | May 5, 2017

In Part 1, we explored whether or not it makes sense to host in China based on a corporation’s needs.  Here in Part 2, we will discuss the network and…

The Benefits of Peering

By Zenlayer | April 26, 2017

Peering is a way to exchange traffic with another party (typically a transit provider or content provider) via a direct connection. No third party networks are involved and usually neither party incurs a cost for the traffic exchanged, unless it is a paid peering arrangement (less common).

At GPF 12.0 in NYC this week, Zenlayer expanded its peering network in Europe and Asia, and now has over 300 global peers.

In this blog, we discuss the top three benefits of peering.

Meet Zenlayer at Global Peering Forum (GPF 2017) in NYC (April 24-27)

By Zenlayer | April 18, 2017

Going to the Global Peering Forum in New York City next week? Come meet Zenlayer!

GPF 2017 will be held April 24-27, at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel.

To schedule a meeting with us, please contact us at

Meet Zenlayer at ITW 2017 – Chicago, May 15-17

By Zenlayer | April 14, 2017

Zenlayer will be exhibiting at ITW 2017, May 15-17 in Chicago, IL. Our meeting room MR-4161 will be located at the Purple Level, East Tower, Hyatt Regency.

Please contact us at to schedule a 1-on-1 meeting.

We are seeking partnerships with carriers, data center providers, value added resellers, managed service providers, content providers, etc.

Zenlayer joins WorldHostingDays.china

By Zenlayer | April 11, 2017

The 2017 WorldHostingDays.china (WHD.china) will be held in Beijing on May 23.

As the Gold Sponsor, Zenlayer will exhibit its global connection platform and how it effortlessly connects businesses, cloud and users.

Hosting in China: How to choose a data center? (Part 1)

By Zenlayer | April 5, 2017


World’s largest internet market with more than 720 million users.

World’s largest cinema market with over 40,000 cinema screens.

World’s largest retail market with total retail sales of $4.84 trillion in 2016.

How to tap into China’s enormous market is one of the biggest questions facing global enterprises.

Zenlayer sponsors Think in Cloud 2017 @ Beijing

By Zenlayer | March 30, 2017

On March 29, the annual China cloud computing conference – Think in Cloud 2017 (TIC2017) – was hosted by UCloud in Beijing.

As a long time strategic partner of UCloud, Zenlayer has provided the critical backbone in UCloud’s overseas expansions and helping UCloud in constructing its global cloud connection platform.

Telin Singapore and Zenlayer partner to bring global enterprises to Southeast Asia

By Zenlayer | March 21, 2017

Telin Singapore, a premier multi-tier data center provider, and Zenlayer, a global software defined network and services provider, today announced a partnership to help enterprises expand digitally to Indonesia through innovative colocation and connectivity solutions.

According to a report released by Google and Temasek, Southeast Asia (SEA) is the world’s fastest growing internet region with an estimated 5-year CAGR of 14%…

Russia: the next digital frontier?

By Zenlayer | March 17, 2017

Russia, the world’s largest country, has a booming digital sector as well as the largest number of internet users and the fastest-spreading connectivity in Europe. It is also the 5th largest market in the world by combined iOS and Google Play downloads.

Moscow is the most sought-after data center location, due to its population density and demographics. Zenlayer’s Moscow data center (MOW1) is one of only a handful of Uptime Institute certified Tier III data centers in the City.

Internet Content provider License China

Internet Content Provider License – how to get an ICP license for China

By Zenlayer | March 8, 2017

In order to host your domain in China, Chinese regulations dictate that you must have an ICP License.

What is an ICP License?

What happens if you host a website in China without an ICP License?

How do you apply for an ICP License?