Is Apple Looking to Hong Kong for Next Big Data Center?

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Hong Kong, China will be home to a new Apple data center, noted a recent report appearing on The facility itself will break ground during the first quarter of next year and its operation could resume after a year’s time.

Receiving the story, 9to5Mac cited a discussion with a bidding contractor.

Hong Kong has attracted notable tech giants lately. Online search giant Google is already working on its own facility in the area on 2.7 hectares of land it previously purchased.

Cupertino, California-based Apple currently has data centers in U.S. locations including Oregon and North Carolina. A new facility in Hong Kong would represent the first time the company’s ventured into the Asian market for one of its facilities.