ST Telemedia Global Data Centers (STT GDC), has just announced the structural completion of a new data center facility in Indonesia, the first building in its 72MW data center campus.

Codenamed STT Jakarta 1, the new data center facility is located in Bekasi Regency, close to Jakarta’s eastern border, with a Gross Floor Area (GFA) of 18,000 square meters. Once completed, which is expected to be by Q2 2023, STT Jakarta 1 will be the first building in the data center campus developed under a joint venture with leading Indonesian conglomerate Triputra Group and global investment company Temasek.  

“This milestone marks our strategic entry into the Indonesian data center market and is an important step for STT GDC to reinforce our position as a leading data center player in Asia Pacific. I am confident that our expertise in designing, building, and operating data centers in Asia’s largest and most complex markets can serve the needs of Indonesia’s vibrant digital economy and accelerate the digitalization of Southeast Asia’s largest Internet economy,” said Lionel Yeo, Chief Executive Officer, Southeast Asia, STT GDC.

Once operational, STT Jakarta 1 is to deliver up to 19.5 megawatts out of the proposed 72 megawatts of critical IT capacity of the data center campus, with the expectation of catering to hyperscalers alongside Indonesian and multi-national businesses across the banking & finance, content, gaming and e-commerce industries, while helping to provide digital infrastructure needed to meet the demand for digital and cloud services.

As announced, the new data center facility will be built to comply with stringent global business continuity and security standards, and it is expected to provide high levels of redundancy in terms of power, storage, compute and network capacity, to ensure smooth operations in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Recently, STT GDC also announced it plans to develop a new data site in Gasan-dong, Seoul, South Korea. The new data center site is made up of 31,205 square meters of gross floor area and is expected to deliver up to 30MW of IT power upon full development. The data center will also mark the company’s second data center in the country.