Zenlayer Blog

Zenlayer connects directly to CN2 – China Telecom’s premier global network

By Zenlayer | June 14, 2016

Zenlayer’s Los Angeles data center is now directly connected to CN2 – China Telecom’s Next Generation Carrier Network.

When most of China Telecom’s U.S. – China connections were down recently on June 9, CN2 was fully operational and did not experience any packet loss…

Zenlayer expands with Equinix in EMEA and APAC

By Zenlayer | June 1, 2016

Zenlayer, a global network and service provider of SDN technology, has announced that it is expanding its colocation and hosting capabilities with Equinix, the leading global colocation provider, into Dubai, UAE and Melbourne, Australia…

Zenlayer CEO to speak at SDNFV in Beijing

By Zenlayer | May 20, 2016

The Global SDNFV Tech Conference 2016 will be held at the Presidential Plaza Beijing June 1-2. Zenlayer’s CEO, Joe Zhu, will be speaking on June 2 about new implementations of software defined networking (SDN)…

Zenlayer Doubles Mainland China Data Centers

By Zenlayer | April 21, 2016

Zenlayer builds out China IDC infrastructure to help more global customers establish and expand their digital presence in the Mainland.

It has doubled its Mainland China data centers to 20 with a total China network capacity of 800 Gbps.。。

Zenlayer joins Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC)

By Zenlayer | April 21, 2016

On April 21, 2016, Zenlayer officially became a member of the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC).

The Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) is the leading membership organization for telecommunications and information and communication technology (ICT) professionals with interests in the Asia-Pacific region…

China proposes new regulations to block foreign websites

By Zenlayer | March 29, 2016

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has proposed new regulations:

– Requires domain names engaging in network access within China be registered with domestic domain name management services

– Prohibit China’s Internet service providers from allowing connections to websites with domains registered outside of China…

Zenlayer Powers UCloud’s Overseas Expansion

By Zenlayer | March 16, 2016

China’s cloud computing giant, UCloud, has engaged Zenlayer to provide global managed hosting services for its expansion overseas.

Recently, UCloud’s servers in Zenlayer’s Los Angeles Data Center began full operations. The 424,000 SF, SSAE 16 SOC-1 Type II and PCI DSS certified data center in Downtown LA boasts of an 100% uptime SLA…

Zenlayer deploys SpeedyCloud’s servers globally in 30 days

By Zenlayer | March 1, 2016

Zenlayer rapidly deployed multiple servers in Los Angeles, Frankfurt, Washington and Tokyo for SpeedyCloud, a leading cloud computing services provider in China…

Expect to pay more for China hosting

By Zenlayer | April 17, 2015

A popular misconception that foreign companies have when deploying IT services in China is the assumption that IT costs in China will be lower.

However, this is not true. When compared to the United States, hosting costs in IP transit, space, and power cost more in China.

In China, telecom services is largely a duopoly between China Telecom and China Unicom…

Dyn partners with Zenlayer to launch new network in China

By Zenlayer | January 12, 2015

Zenlayer will be working with leading Internet performance provider, Dyn, to help launch their new China network.

Dyn’s China network will allow multi-national customers to connect faster and more reliably with users throughout China.

In order to deploy this type of in-country DNS service, Dyn will be working with Zenlayer for infrastructure and managed hosting, as well as local guidance and support…

Zenlayer helps leading Chinese News Agency reach global audience

By Zenlayer | January 2, 2015

Zenlayer will be providing managed hosting services for China News Service (CNS), one of the largest state-level news agencies in China, in data centers across Hong Kong, Los Angeles, and Frankfurt.

CNS will be using Zenlayer’s high-performing dedicated servers and managed hosting service to support the wide range of reports and information across three continents…