ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STC GDC), a leading data centre provider, has announced the structural completion of its first data centre facility in Indonesia – STT Jakarta 1.
The new facility is the first building in a data centre campus developed under a joint venture with leading Indonesian conglomerate Triputra Group and global investment company Temasek. Once completed, the data centre campus will support up to 72 megawatts of critical IT capacity, with STT Jakarta 1 supporting up to 19.5 megawatts when fully operational in Q2 2023.
STT Jakarta 1 is strategically located in Bekasi Regency, close to Jakarta’s eastern border and has a gross floor area (GFA) of 18,000 square metres. Catering to hyperscalers alongside Indonesian and multi-national businesses across the banking & finance, content, gaming and e-commerce industries, the facility will help to provide the digital infrastructure needed to meet the ever-increasing demand for digital and cloud services. As part of its ongoing expansion plans, PT STT GDC Indonesia has inked a land contract to build a second data centre facility at the campus.
PT STT GDC Indonesia has also signed an MoU with PT Mora Telematika Indonesia (Moratelindo), one of Indonesia’s largest telecommunications infrastructure and network providers. As part of this MoU, Moratelindo will set up a point of presence (PoP) in STT Jakarta 1 to serve the domestic, regional and international connectivity needs of customers in the data centre campus.
STT Jakarta 1’s data centre operations will be carbon-neutral from day one, a reminder of the importance of energy management in modern data centres. In fact STT GDC recently announced that it was investigating the use of cold energy from liquefied natural gas (LNG) transportation – energy that might otherwise be wasted – to cool a data centre in Thailand.
STT GDC has signed an agreement with PTT Digital Solutions, the IT services arm of Thailand’s state-owned oil and gas company PTT, to carry out a feasibility study on harnessing the cold energy released from the regasification of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to produce electricity and chilled water for cooling a data centre.