February 24, 2024

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China Unveils National Computing Power Network

China has unveiled an initiative to expedite the development of a national computing power network, as announced by the National Data Bureau. Tagged as the “east data, west computing,” is set to invigorate high-standard economic development through the cultivation of high-quality computing power, thereby contributing to the fortification of the country’s cyberspace strength and the realisation of a truly digital China.

The comprehensive implementation plan, jointly released by five key authorities including the National Data Bureau and the National Development and Reform Commission, outlines a transformative roadmap.

By the culmination of 2025, the objective is to establish a preliminary and comprehensive computing power infrastructure system. Crucially, the plan envisions that over 60% of the national new computing power will emanate from new computing hubs, rendering the computing power more accessible and cost-effective. At the same time, it emphasises the imperative of ensuring the safety and reliability of key and core technologies.

A fundamental aspect of this initiative is the harmonisation of computing power across China’s eastern, central, and western regions. This concerted effort seeks to foster the integrated application of computing power, data, and algorithms. Besides, the plan underscores the significance of coordinating the development and security of computing power, thereby ensuring a holistic approach to its evolution.

The vision set forth by this plan represents a paradigm shift in China’s digital landscape. The emphasis on regional coordination reflects a commitment to bridging the digital divide and ensuring that the benefits of advanced computing are distributed equitably.

By promoting integrated applications of computing power, data, and algorithms, China is not only optimising efficiency but also laying the groundwork for innovation that transcends regional boundaries. At its core, this initiative envisions a future where computing power is not only abundant but also user-friendly and cost-effective.

The target of surpassing 60% of national new computing power in dedicated hubs underscores the strategic clustering of resources to drive innovation. This concentration is poised to catalyse breakthroughs in technology, resulting in economic growth and technological advancement.

The plan’s focus on the safety and reliability of key and core technologies is a demonstration of China’s commitment to digital security. As the nation strives to be at the forefront of technological innovation, ensuring the integrity of critical technologies becomes paramount. This emphasis on safety aligns with global best practices and positions China as a responsible leader in the digital landscape.

As the nation accelerates the construction of its national computing power network, the global implications are profound. The nation’s commitment to a digital future not only positions it as a technological powerhouse but also signifies a transformative era in the way nations approach digital development. China’s model of regional coordination, integration of computing resources, and a focus on safety and reliability sets a compelling precedent for other nations navigating the complexities of digital evolution.

China’s strategic plan for a national computing power network showcases a holistic approach, seamlessly integrating economic development, cyberspace fortification, and digital empowerment. This comprehensive strategy underscores China’s dedication to forging a future where technology becomes a dynamic catalyst for progress and inclusivity.

By intertwining these key elements, the nation positions itself at the forefront of digital innovation, not merely as a technological powerhouse, but as a visionary architect of a more inclusive and technologically advanced era. The plan reflects China’s commitment to leveraging technology for societal advancement, economic growth, and a digitally empowered future.

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