Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of Tencent, this week announced the launch of its first Internet Data Center (IDC) in São Paulo, Brazil.
The addition of the new data center to Tencent Cloud’s globe-spanning network across 27 regions and 68 availability zones marks its official entry to the Latin American market and highlights the company’s commitment to worldwide digitalization.
The opening of Tencent Cloud’s first Internet Data Center in Brazil aims to meet the growing digitalization demand in the country and across Latin America.
Additionally, Tencent Cloud’s entry into Brazil will support the growth of Brazilian and other Latin America-based businesses into the Chinese and APAC markets through seamless data integration with their mainstay operations in Brazil and other markets in Latin America. The total spending on public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) is expected to reach US$3 billion in 2021 in Brazil alone, according to IDC1, an increase of 46.5% year-over-year.
The launch of Tencent Cloud’s first IDC in Brazil provides access to a diverse set of customizable solutions across multiple industries. In particular, media, gaming, social media and fintech companies such as the game company Level Up!, which uses Tencent Cloud to leverage its industry leading technology ensuring consistent and reliable consumer and B2B experiences. Examples of Tencent Cloud’s high-quality services include cloud media, live video broadcasting, website creation and various gaming and online education solutions.