Telkom Builds Data Center in New State Capital

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The new national capital will be home to Telkom's data center. In business, PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk or better known as Telkom intends to expand its data center operations.

The capital of the archipelago's newest republic, Kalimantan, is one of many locations in Indonesia earmarked for data center development. Telkom had a data center in Cikarang, West Java, before this one was built.

This was conveyed by the President Director or CEO of Telkom Group, Ririek Adriansyah in Sleman, Yogyakarta during a FGD with the media, Wednesday (8/6/2022).

"Telkom is considering making data centers in Batam, IKN, also Sulawesi and then in Manado," The construction of data centers in various places is part of the company's efforts to provide added value to the company's values and profits, which is the responsibility entrusted to Telkom.

Data centers in Batam, IKN, or Sulawesi are one of the possibilities being explored by Telkom, as well as facilities in Manado.

However, the data center development plan at IKN is still in the investigation stage, including the investment value and capacity to be developed. Telkom continues to cooperate actively with the OJK Agency in finalizing this strategy.

He concluded that the construction of a data center would be beneficial for the long-term sustainability of IKN in terms of information technology. Where, IKN was designed with the idea of a smart city.

"How much (investment and data center capacity) we haven't got there yet. We also don't know the location yet, but we continue to maintain communication with the IKN Authority," he continued in his speech.

Telkom Builds Manado and Batam Data Centers

Besides IKN, two other locations for Telkom's data center development options are Manado and Batam. The selection of these two areas takes into account many elements. Batam is claimed to be close to neighboring Singapore, a prospective destination.

Telkom Data Center Manado and Batam

Then Manado, connected with its location in the northernmost region of Indonesia, which may be the gateway to other countries.

NeutraDC CEO Andrew Th. AF on the same occasion noted that the creation of a data center in Batam is not only to capture business prospects in Batam, but also in Singapore.

Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan are the only three countries that have established themselves as major centers of data center development. As new data center buildings are now on hold in Singapore, there are a lot of openings.

Here, Batam's opportunity is to build a new data center even though previously there were other companies joining the same business segment in Batam.

"So in Batam it's one to capture the market. Secondly, why is Singapore also a market, because the economy and all kinds of things are stable, right," he said.

Even though we don't know where the IKN Authority is, we keep in contact with them. NeutraDC CEO Andrew Th. AF noted that the creation of a data center in Batam is not only to capture business prospects from Batam, but also from Singapore. Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan are the only three countries that have established themselves as major centers of data center development.

Conclusion

Telkom had a data center in Cikarang, West Java, before this one was built. The new nation's capital of Kalimantan is one of many locations in Indonesia earmarked for data center development.

Telkom continues to cooperate actively with the National Capital Authority Agency. The CEO concluded that building a data center would be beneficial for the long-term viability of IKN in terms of information technology. Telkom CEO: We don't know how much (investment and data center capacity) we need.

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