Apple To Unveil Its First Data Centre In China For Better Cyber-SecurityJuly 13, 2017 15:41
Apple To Unveil Its First Data Centre In China For Better Cyber-Security:- Apple, in partnership with a local data management firm, is all set to unveil its first data centre in China.
As per the sources, the data centre complies with new laws that require global companies to store user data information within the country. Moreover, while also complying with newly passed regulations, the data centre would let Apple “improve the speed and reliability of our products”.
To let the Chinese officials access users’ data, Apple added that there would be no “back doors” inside its data centre. The data centre would assist Apple take on local smart phone rivals. It would also help the tech giant provide its iOS services in a better and efficient way in the country. The new data centre is planned in the city of Guizhou. It is part of a USD1 billion investment by Apple.
Apple, to boost its local talent, recently announced that to build two additional Research and Development centres in Shanghai and Suzhou, it would invest USD508 million in China.
Most of the products of Apple are manufactured in China and also sources its best electronics engineers from the there. Recently, Apple CEO Tim Cook in a rare public speech at the China Development Forum, an annual conference, defended globalization.
Cook also brushed on the both highly sensitive subjects in China, i.e. cyber security and user privacy.