Cloud products and services provider Tencent Cloud, has just announced the launch of its first data center in Indonesia, located in the Central Business District (CBD) of Jakarta.

Through the deployment of this new data center, Tencent Cloud further strengthens its global footprint, adding the latest facility to its global infrastructure network to now boast of 27 regions with 61 availability zones, located across markets is China, Singapore, Bangkok, Silicon Valley, Virginia, Tokyo, Mumbai, Seoul, Moscow, Toronto, Frankfurt and now Indonesia.

“With a population of 270 million, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world and the largest economy in Southeast Asia. Given that its population structure is younger, it has a huge internet demographic dividend and its mobile internet market is quickly developing,” said Poshu Yeung, Senior Vice President, Tencent Cloud International.

“We are excited to launch our first Tencent Cloud IDC in Indonesia, aiming to help fully reach the peak of the country’s promising cloud computing potential. We are also proud of how the new IDC epitomizes our commitment to addressing current and future business needs in Indonesia and Asia, while strengthening our global network which now connects 27 regions and 61 availability zones.”

The new Tencent Cloud data center in Indonesia is now fully operational, and the company expects the facility to support the growing needs of a wide range of industries, from financial services, internet and e-commerce to entertainment, gaming and education, further supporting the operations of the company’s customers in the region, including Aestron, Bank Neo Commerce (BNC), JOOX and WeTV.

“The launch of the new Tencent Cloud IDC in Indonesia is a much-welcomed boost in the already fully operational TDSQL in BNC’s core system, which continues to enhance our business through financial technology,” said Tjandra Gunawan, President Director of BNC.

“We look forward to reaping the benefits of this new development, which will in turn allow us to further serve our customers’ evolving needs. Through this collaboration with Tencent Cloud, BNC emphasizes its commitment to provide the best technology product services as we understand that data security and privacy are very crucial in the digital technology industry.”

Tencent’s new Indonesia Tier III data center is aimed at reducing access delays to data and applications as well as support businesses and organizations in the country to meet their digital transformation needs. The facility is also expected to help customers meet regulatory and compliance requirements, providing more disaster recovery options in the APAC region.