“Information is a resource, it must be stored and processed in Vietnam.”
Minister of Information and Communications Affairs Nguyen Manh Hung confirmed that the information is national assets and property and should be kept in Vietnam.
During the opening ceremony of CMC Data Center Tan Tuan on August 15th. In the afternoon, Minister of Information and Communications Affairs Nguyen Manh Hung said that all directions of the country’s digital transformation must be based on digital infrastructure. One of the most important foundations of the digital infrastructure is the data center, also known as cloud computing.
In the process of national digital transformation, innovation and synchronized development of national information infrastructure, the transmission of Vietnamese information for storage in Vietnam has been identified by the Ministry of Information and Communications as one of the strategic goals.
According to the head of the Ministry of Information and Communications, by 2025 the cloud computing market will be larger than the telecoms market. However, the investment is currently not yet affordable, it accounts for only 1/10 of the telecommunications market. For Vietnam to become the world’s digital hub, local tech companies should invest more in cloud computing as it will be an important infrastructure for the economy, he said.
“If Vietnam wants to be a leader in digital transformation, it must become the digital hub of the world. Data are Vietnam’s resources and assets that should be stored and managed locally or under Vietnamese license. Sovereignty. Many countries are closely connected. Connected to Vietnam digital infrastructures “Without digital infrastructure There was no digital sovereignty in Vietnam. Digital infrastructure is not only communication infrastructure, but also economic infrastructure. “The shift from communications infrastructure to digital economy infrastructure is a historic shift,” he said.
According to the Minister of Information and Communications, 80% of Vietnamese companies use foreign cloud computing infrastructure. But with modern data centers, competitive price and quality, he urged companies in the “foreign cloud” to choose Vietnamese products and return to Vietnam.
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“During the tests, many international experts were surprised that Vietnam was able to build a data center with such high standards. This is an important step that marks Vietnam, which has the potential to become the region’s digital hub,” said Nguyen Trung Chin. CMC Chairman.
Reflecting on the birth of CMC’s Tan Thuan data center, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc said that data center construction is of the highest standard and international security certifications are on par with Southeast Asia. This is a proud and important step. Chi Minh and the whole country are accelerating the development of the digital economy and digital society.
The President believes that Vietnam can become the technological center of Asia and Ho Chi Minh City – a dynamic and leading city. “Digital transformation requires digital infrastructure and digital technologies. New methods and policies are required for the country to develop. I propose that ministries and sectors provide a mechanism to introduce and test new models and technologies. Vietnam’s digital technologies are accelerating, promote and create conditions for Vietnam to become the Asia-Pacific Digital Hub,” said President Nguyen Xuan Phuc.