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08 Mar

HKCS Visit: HKEX Data Centre

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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HKEX Data Centre is the centrepiece of HKEX Orion Technology Initiatives, a comprehensive $3 billion programme designed to enhance HKEX’s technological infrastructure. The Data Centre is a five-storey facility with a total floor area of about 31,400 square metres. It consolidates the primary data centres for all of HKEX’s markets and clearing house systems under one roof, as well as majority of IT development and support staff. Previously, HKEX had primary data centres in two separate locations in Hong Kong and backup centres in three other locations in the city.

HKEX offers Hosting Services which provide an array of outstanding capabilities including:
• Tier 4 Data Centre Specification and compliant of LEED Gold Rating which is part of an internationally recognised green building certification system.
• Low latency access to HKEX Securities and Derivatives Markets and direct market data feeds allow a wider range of trading strategies.
• Interactive ecosystem environment supporting electronic trading
• Broad telecommunications carrier access

Event Details

Date: 8 March 2019 (Friday)
Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm (Registration starts at 11:15am)
Venue: HKEX Data Centre (1 Chun Ying Street, Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories, Hong Kong)
Target Audience: HKCS members only
Language: Cantonese, with English Terminology
Fee: Free

Agenda

11:05am – Assembly at HKEX Data Centre (Please go to the centre directly)

11:15am – Check-in

11:30am – Brief introduction of HKEX Hosting Data Centre

12:00noon – Hosting Services Data Hall Tour

12:30pm – Check-out

*Agenda and speakers are subject to change without prior notice.

Suggestion for Transportation

– 298E Bus at Hang Hau MTR Station Bus Terminus, drop-off at Chun Kwong Street (駿光街)
– 796X Bus at Tiu Keng Leng MTR Station Bus Terminus, drop-off at Chun Yat Street (駿日街)

Details

Date: March 8
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Organizer

Organizer Name: Hong Kong Computer Society