China Telecom is China’s largest state-owned communication enterprises. It is the principal provider for fixed-line services in the country. It is the third biggest mobile telecommunication provider in China and the tenth largest in the world. By 2012, China Telecom had 160 million mobile customers, 100 million broadband Internet users, and 170 million fixed-line subscribers. The company had a registered capital of over 220 billion Yuan and an annual income scale of over 330 billion Yuan.
China Telecom has begun to view cloud computing as an important opportunity for its company. It has the propensity for the development and strategic transformation as well as the standardization and customization of IT equipment. The company also placed greater emphasis on product customization and integration of functions.
China Telecom seeks to expand its business while simultaneously achieving economy in its scale of operations. The company strives to maintain its service and quality while achieving sustainable development that can be maintained. China Telecom endeavors to provide the same degree of customer value.
The Inspur Rack Scale Server SR 4.5 Rackscale Architecture is specifically designed to cater to the needs of the expanding China Telecom system. As the company wishes to focus more on cloud computing, the features of the Inspur Rack Scale Server SR 4.5 is optimal for these requirements. This Inspur server is adapted to enormous data storage and processing. This is suitable for cloud resource pools such as distributed storage and big data processing.
The Inspur cabinet server manages storage, computing, and IO capacity with a variety of nodes. These include 1U full-width dual-way 12 disks integrated node, 1U full-width single-way 18 disks cold storage node and 1U half-width dual-way computing node.
To maintain an economic manner of functioning, the Inspur server utilizes high density deployment which saves space and reduces the number of data centers needed. The server has also been converted into a whole unit power supply cell. This has reduced the number of modules from 80 to just 8. The centralized power supply also reduces the power consumption of the servers and increases power conversion efficiency up to 94 percent.
The massive cloud storage abilities of the Inspur Rack Scale Server SR 4.5 server ensure that China Telecom’s foray into the clouding computing sector will be a successful one. The large amount of data and information presented to the company is easily stored on these servers. Furthermore, this operation was conducted efficiently and was also economical. The TCO decreased by around 10 percent.