IBM expands cloud footprint in Korea

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has opened a new IBM cloud data center in Korea, in collaboration with SK Holdings C&C, the company said.

Located outside Seoul in Pangyo, the new data center is designed to support growing cloud adoption and customer demand across the country.

According to IDC, an information technology research firm, the public cloud services market in Korea is expected to grow from USD445 million in 2015 to approximately USD1billion in 2019.

The new facility in Pangyo is IBM´s ninth cloud data center in the Asia-Pacific region, and part of the company´s growing global network of 47 cloud data centers.