focus on Singapore market and its surroundings, data centers are a step in regional expansion
Batam, Indonesia, December 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Second Deputy Minister of State-Owned Enterprises of the Republic IndonesiaKartika Wirjoatmodjo with Telkom’s CEO Ririek Adriansyah, Telkom’s Director of Wholesale and International Services Boji Vijak Sono NeutraDC CEO and Chief Executive Officer Andrew ThAF inaugurated the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the NeutraDC Batam Hyperscale Data Center on Wednesday (21/12) at Kabil Industrial Park, Batam. This is the second largest data center owned by PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (Telkom) and the fifth data center business that PT Telkom Data Ecosystem (NeutraDC) will directly manage after Cikarang Hyperscale Data Center and Sentul, Serpong, Surabaya Data center (3S DC).
The presence of HDC Batam is a clear step for TelkomGroup to strengthen its position as a major data center business player in the region. HDC Batam will not only meet various business needs Indonesia, but will also capture potential spillovers from other countries. This is in line with the spirit and direction of the Minister of State-owned Enterprises. Telkom should focus on the development of infrastructure business, data centers, and big data to encourage the development of the digital economy and data sovereignty. Indonesia.
According to Ririek Adriansyah, CEO of Telkom, the demand for data center services in the enterprise, digital native business and cloud service provider segments is expected to continue to grow by 2030 and grow exponentially in the domestic and regional markets, while the demand for data center services The demand for content access continues to increase. “The data center business is a business that is expected to have great potential in the future, in line with the current high demand. Given the current and future high demand, HDC Batam is expected to capture Singapore and domestic demand Indonesia.This will strengthen TelkomGroup’s positioning in the regional data center business, one of the company’s key focuses on optimizing value creation in its key strategy of five bold moves, one of which is data centers,” said Ririek.
TelkomGroup’s initiative to build HDC Batam has been directly appreciated by the Second Deputy Minister of State Enterprises of the Republic Indonesia, Kartika Wirjoat modjo.In his speech, the Second Deputy Minister of State-Owned Enterprises said: “Telkom Data Ecosystem’s construction of this hyperscale data center in Batam is a strategic step that we believe can serve the domestic and regional markets. Especially Singapore market. It’s also in line with our efforts to accelerate our digital transformation and transform all of our companies into more digitally native companies. “
HDC Batam will be built on 8 hectares of land, with a total of 3 campuses, with world-class data center standards, a total potential IT load capacity of 51MW, using renewable energy, environmentally friendly, and a multi-tiered system. During the initial phase of development, it will start with an IT load of approximately 20 MW and will increase as needed. HDC Batam will provide dynamic services through a modular system equipped with building management system, enabling customers to choose various services with different tiers to suit their business needs.
Telkom Wholesale and International Services Director, Boji Vijak Sono Said: “With huge demand potential, this is the right impetus for Telkom to accelerate its data center business and maximize performance. In addition, the strategy of cooperation with large global companies will also support the transformation steps of Telkom Group to create the best in this field. Value. Future”.
NeutraDC CEO Andreuw ThAF said: “NeutraDC will carry out data center business development in Batam, aiming to strengthen the domestic and regional positioning of Telkom Group’s data center business.” In order to provide added value to this business and further improve the data center ecology system, Telkom Group, through NeutraDC, has entered into a strategic partnership (Medco Energi), a renewable energy provider company, with ST Dynamo Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel), and PT Medco Power Indonesia, under the Head of Agreement (HOA ) are outlined in . The agreement was signed by Andrew ThAF, President of NeutraDC and Chief Commercial Officer of Regional Data Centers at Singtel, Lin Andrewand President of PT Medco Power Indonesia, Eka SatriaAs HDC Batam breaks ground.
HDC Batam will complement the digital ecosystem owned by TelkomGroup such as Cikarang, Sentul, Serpong, Surabaya (3S DC) Area DC Singapore with Hongkongand neuCentrIX edge data centers all over the place IndonesiaIn addition, the data center ecosystem is supported by TelkomGroup’s submarine cable ecosystem, such as Batam Singapore Cable System (BSCS), Indonesia Global Gateway (IGG) and the upcoming submarine cable construction project. Furthermore, the location of HDC Batam plays an important role as a regional connectivity hub both domestically and internationally. TelkomGroup’s future data business development in Batam will also be ready to support the long-term plan of NeutraDC’s data center business development and increase the capacity of TelkomGroup’s data center business.
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SOURCE PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk