Apple builds the first Chinese data center in the town of Guizhou
Apple has confirmed that it has allocated funds for the construction of its first Chinese data center, which is located in the city of Guizhou.
On 1 June this year in China, entered into force a new law that requires foreign companies to store user data on servers located in the country. Even before Apple in China, their data centers have opened companies such as Amazon and Microsoft.
Apple’s partner will make the Chinese company Guizhou Cloud Big Data Industry Co Ltd., which is vested with the responsibility for the work of the data center. Previously, Apple announced that it will invest at least 1 billion dollars in the development of Guizhou, the construction of data centers is part of this plan.
Local data centers will allow Apple to not only comply with legislation but also to improve the speed and quality of access to the cloud service iCloud for Chinese users of Apple products.