IDC stands for Internet Data Center. It is based on the Internet network, and provides a facility base for the centralized collection, storage, processing, and transmission of equipment. The main services provided by IDC include domain name registration and query hosting (location, racks, computer room rental), resource rental (such as virtual hosting business, data storage services), system maintenance (system configuration, data backup, troubleshooting services), management Services (such as bandwidth management, traffic analysis, load balancing, intrusion detection, system vulnerability diagnosis), and other support and operation services.
There is no unified standard for the concept of IDC, but it can be conceptually understood as a public and commercial Internet computer room. At the same time, it is also an IT professional service and an important infrastructure for the IT industry. IDC is not only a service concept, but also a network concept. It forms a part of the basic resources of the network. Like the backbone network and access network, it provides a high-end data delivery service and high-speed access. service.
IDC is a telecommunications department that uses existing Internet communication lines and bandwidth resources to establish a standardized telecommunications professional-grade computer room environment, and provides enterprises and governments with a full range of services such as server hosting, rental, and related value-added services.
By using Telecom's IDC server to host the business, enterprises or government units can solve many of their professional needs for using the Internet without having to set up their own specialized computer rooms, laying expensive communication lines, or employing network engineers at high salaries.
The main application scope of IDC hosting is website publishing, virtual hosting and e-commerce. For example, the website is released. After the unit assigns a static IP address to the Internet from the telecommunications department through the hosting host, it can publish its own Internet site and widely publicize its products or services through the Internet. Massive hard disk space rental, providing virtual hosting services for other customers, making themselves an ICP service provider; e-commerce refers to the establishment of an e-commerce system through a hosting host, and through this commercial platform to provide suppliers, wholesalers, Distributors and end users provide comprehensive services.
IDC stands for Internet Data Center. It has developed rapidly with the continuous development of the Internet, and has become an indispensable part of the Chinese Internet industry in the new century.
IDC (Internet Data Center) does not yet have an authoritative definition, but it has deeper connotations than traditional data centers. It is an ICP, enterprise, media and various websites developed along with the continuous development of the Internet. Provide large-scale, high-quality, secure and reliable specialized server hosting, space lease, network wholesale bandwidth, ASP, EC and other services. Data centers have emerged in the mainframe era. At that time, the purpose was to provide enterprises with mainframe management and maintenance through hosting, outsourcing, or centralized methods to achieve professional management and reduce operating costs.
IDC has two very important salient features: its location in the network and the total network bandwidth capacity. It forms part of the network's basic resources. Like backbone networks and access networks, it provides a high-end data transmission. (Data Delivery) service, providing high-speed access services.
IDC is a place for hosting companies, merchants, or website server groups; it is the infrastructure on which all types of e-commerce rely on security operations, and it also supports enterprises and their business alliances (its distributors, suppliers, customers, etc.) A platform for implementing value chain management.
IDC business is a comprehensive service that provides a variety of information services based on a telecommunication basic network platform with high stability and wide bandwidth. Its business scope mainly includes: server hosting, rental; machine rental, computer room rental; virtual host, virtual mailbox; system integration and development; professional maintenance; bandwidth wholesale and value-added services. Value-added services include: traffic monitoring analysis, server load balancing, website mirroring, website acceleration, remote monitoring, network security and other services. The combination of IDC and ASP will be the mainstream of value-added services in the future.
As the basic service system of the Internet industry, the IDC industry is undergoing transformation. IDC service providers with smaller scales and inferior services are gradually being phased out. Large-scale service providers have integrated IDC markets. In addition, customers choosing IDC service providers are more inclined to IDC service providers with high brand value, sound service systems and strong technical strength, and market selection is more rational, which forces IDC service providers to accelerate the pace of transformation.
The main driving force for its growth rate is also in the Asia-Pacific region, which still stems from the strong demand for IT companies, Internet companies and telecommunications companies to support and expand their business.