Samsung SDS Strengthens Cloud Business With The Chuncheon Data Center
– Implementing the world’s most energy efficient data center
– Applying the cutting-edge Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) technology
On February 6, 2018 the Samsung SDS invited the executives of the Samsung SDS, including the CEO of the Samsung SDS Hong Won-Pyo, to the groundbreaking ceremony for the Chuncheon Data Center.
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Chuncheon Data Center
Chuncheon Data Center Bird’s-Eye View
Chuncheon Data Center Perspective Drawing
The Chuncheon Data Center will be the world’s leading energy efficient data center and is planned to be completed by the second half of next year. It will be built on a 39,780㎡ site, 5.5 times the size of a soccer field, towering two stories high.
The Chuncheon Data Center will not only enhance the financial services but also acts as a cloud data center for services that requires high efficiency such as AI and Big Data.
With its completion, the Chuncheon Data Center will strengthen not only the domestic data centers but also enhance the original over seas data centers such as the ones located in the US, Germany, India, and Brazil, giving Samsung SDS an upper hand.
The Chuncheon Data Center will be operated by a Software Defined Data Center, a next-generation data center technology that automates integration and management by virtualizing IT resources such as servers, storage, and networks.
The Samsung SDS has been continuously developing its cloud business by acquiring the cutting-edge cloud technologies through strategic alliances with leading companies such as Amazon, Microsoft, Oracle, Virtustream, and Spotinst.
The CEO of the Samsung SDS Hong Won-Pyo stated and emphasized that “The Chuncheon Data Center will become an environment friendly data center with the domestic and international cloud business competitiveness in terms of system performance and efficiency.”