Japanese telecommunications company Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) on September 26 announced a new $500 million investment to build its third data centre in Indonesia.
At the ceremony to announce the investment (Photo: jakartaglobe.id)
The new data centre, named “Jakarta 3 DataCenter” (Jakarta3 DC), will be built in Cikarang industrial city in West Java.It is expected to start operations in 2020.
Indonesian Minister of Communication andInformation R.Rudiantara said data storage and usage keep growing in Indonesia.
He voiced his hope that the data centre,with its high performance and scalability, can help companies in Indonesiaensure data access speed and low latency.
It is also hoped to help domestic companiesmeet their obligations to store and process data at a local data centre so theycan grow and stay competitive in the digital age, he added.
Mizuho Tada, president director of NTTCommunications Indonesia, said the demand for data centres in Indonesiacontinues to increase rapidly due to revisions to the 2012 Implementation ofElectronic Transactions and Systems regulation, which requires company datacentres and disaster recovery centres to be located in Indonesia.
Jakarta3 DC will become one of the largestdata centres in Indonesia, meeting the needs of customers who desire reliableand secure data centres, he stressed./. VNA