Apple has opened its first data center in China, the company has opened this new data center in Guizhou with help from a company called Guizhou-Cloud Big Data Industry Co. Ltd.
Apple has had to open a data center in China in order to compy with China’s rules on cyber security, the new laws were introduced in June.
“The addition of this data center will allow us to improve the speed and reliability of our products and services while also complying with newly passed regulations,” Apple said in a prepared statement. “These regulations require cloud services be operated by Chinese companies so we’re partnering with GCBD to offer iCloud.”
Apple also mentioned that its data protection protocols will not be affected by China’s laws and they also said that “No backdoors will be created into any of our systems,”.
Source Apple Insider