Intelligent Data Centres Issue 32 | Page 61

Princeton Digital Group announces new data centre in Indonesia

Princeton Digital Group ( PDG ) has announced plans for a greenfield development in Jakarta , Indonesia , as part of its plan to expand its footprint to serve its customers ’ needs in the booming Indonesian digital economy .

The new 22MW data centre , to be named Jakarta Cibitung 2 ( JC2 ), is being built within the same 19,550m 2 campus that houses PDG ’ s existing data centre , JC1 . This expanded campus of 35MW is wellpoised to serve global cloud companies , domestic Internet companies and enterprises with unmatched scalability , connectivity and reliability .
“ The Asia Pacific region is set to be the largest data centre market in the world , and this announcement underscores
our vision to be the market leader in this region ,” said Rangu Salgame , Chairman and CEO , Princeton Digital Group ,
“ Over the last four years , through our unique three-pronged strategy of acquisitions , carve-outs and greenfield development , we ’ ve built a strong portfolio of data centres across key Asian markets such as China , Singapore , Indonesia , India and Japan . PDG has become a partner of choice for hyperscalers across multiple countries . PDG ’ s growth in Indonesia demonstrates our continued ability to expand rapidly in markets that matter to our customers .
Stephanus Tumbelaka , Managing Director of Indonesia , PDG , added : “ Jakarta is an
exciting market , Cibitung being the preeminent cloud cluster in the region . With the expanded campus , PDG has become a significant player in the Indonesian market . With the explosive economic growth and rapid digitalisation by both government and private sectors in Indonesia , the market is core to PDG ’ s strategy .”
The greater Jakarta area is experiencing increasing adoption of cloud-based services , among consumers , businesses and government .
According to Structure Research , the Jakarta data centre colocation market is still developing , and the sector is expected to grow at a five-year CAGR of 23.7 % through 2025 . Jakarta is expected to be a hyperscale market sooner than later . ◊
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