EDGE2, 23 MW Data Center facility in the Heart of Jakarta, is Ready for Service

EDGE2, 23 MW Data Center facility in the Heart of Jakarta, is Ready for Service

By Published On: February 28, 2024Categories: News
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Powering AI Future – Next Generation Facility Built with Sustainability in Mind

Jakarta, February 28, 2024 – PT Ekagrata Data Gemilang (“EDGE DC”), a leading data center provider in Indonesia, has today launched its second facility in downtown Jakarta, known as EDGE2. Equipped with advanced technology to cater to increased demand from hyperscale and artificial intelligence (AI) deployments, this facility has been designed to redefine standards in data center connectivity and sustainability, bringing much needed critical data infrastructure capacity to support the growth of Indonesia’s digital economy. EDGE DC is a subsidiary of PT Indointernet Tbk (“Indonet”) and is a Digital Edge company.

Strategically located in Jl. Kuningan Mulia, South Jakarta and less than 3 km from EDGE1, one of the most interconnected data centers in Jakarta, EDGE2 becomes the largest data center in the metro with a total IT Load of 23 MW and over 3,400 racks. Building upon the success of EDGE1, this state-of-the-art facility offers scalability and unparalleled connectivity options. This includes access via a virtual campus to over 50+ network carriers and several Internet Exchanges already located at EDGE1, including Indonesia Internet Exchange (IIX) and Edge Peering Internet Exchange (EPIX), as well as 4 diverse fiber points of entry into the facility to further support interconnectivity and redundancy.

EDGE2 is designed to provide highly reliable and secure IT infrastructure to meet growing demand from hyperscalers, global tech companies and various digital enterprises in Indonesia. It will offer Dual Power Source PLN Platinum with an industry leading uptime guarantee, ensuring business continuity for our customers. Aligned with the company’s ESG commitments, EDGE2 combines robust data center capacity with eco-friendly features including renewable energy solutions and green building features that are on track to achieve LEED Gold Certification. In addition, innovative cooling technology enables EDGE2 to cater to high power density deployments while also achieving a market leading PUE (Power Usage Effectiveness) of 1.24, making it the most energy efficient data center in the Jakarta metro.

EDGE2 inauguration

Nezar Patria, Vice Minister of Communication and Information Technology, said, “The demand for data centers is growing along with the growth of Indonesian people’s activities in the digital space. Data centers are not only limited to data storage but also become an important platform to support the acceleration of national digital transformation, including the development of emerging technologies such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and blockchain. The Ministry of Communication and Information is continuously committed to supporting the growth of the data center ecosystem and paying special attention to national industry players.”

“I want to congratulate and express my appreciation to EDGE DC for the inauguration of EDGE2 as part of the data center ecosystem in Indonesia. Keep up the innovation to provide data center services that are more reliable and secure, and support sustainable development,” he added.

Jonathan Chou, Chief Product Officer of Digital Edge added, “We are excited by the growth opportunities across Indonesia and this new facility in downtown Jakarta further expands our presence across South East Asia, while bringing much needed capacity to one of the region’s fastest growing digital economies. With its innovative and highly energy efficient design, we are confident EDGE2 is well placed to capture the growing wave of demand for ever power hungry AI and hyperscale deployments that continue to shape Asia’s digital infrastructure landscape.”

Donauly Situmorang, Director, Indonet stated, “The launch of EDGE2 aligns with Indonet’s vision, to become the most trusted digital infrastructure service provider. EDGE2 also shows our strategic collaboration with industry leaders, strengthening service offerings and ensuring businesses receive the highest standards of quality and performance. This facility will empower businesses with unparalleled connectivity and reliability, reinforcing our commitment in Indonet to further developing and enhancing Indonesia’s digital landscape.”

Stephanus Oscar, CEO of EDGE DC concluded, “We believe that EDGE2’s achievement reflects the company’s commitment to excellence and innovation in the digital infrastructure landscape in Indonesia. The establishment of EDGE2 marks a significant leap forward, setting new standards and solidifying the company’s position as a leader in the industry. EDGE2 is designed to meet the evolving needs of businesses as they adapt to our increasingly digitized world, ensuring unparalleled security, reliability, and scalability of our customers’ mission critical infrastructure.“


About PT. Ekagrata Data Gemilang (EDGE DC)

Established in 2018, PT Ekagrata Data Gemilang (“EDGE DC”) is the subsidiary of Indonesia’s first commercial internet service provider (“ISP”) Indonet (IDX:EDGE). EDGE DC provides a robust digital ecosystem for cloud, network providers, content delivery network (CDN) and financial services, serving some of the biggest tech companies including both global and local enterprises. EDGE DC’s Cloud, Carrier and IX neutral facility is located in Downtown Jakarta, close to major internet exchanges and carriers, enabling low latency connectivity to support next generation applications. Together with Indonet’s end-to-end network services, EDGE DC aims to provide world class digital infrastructure with industry leading SLA to help businesses scale up rapidly in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.

About PT. Indointernet Tbk

Established in 1994, PT Indointernet Tbk (Indonet) is the pioneer in providing information and communication technology (ICT) total solutions and has succeeded in becoming a leading role model in Indonesia’s ICT sector. Throughout its journey, Indonet, the country’s first commercial Internet Service Provider, has transformed into a digital infrastructure provider. Today, Indonet focuses on building a complete ecosystem for corporate clients through the provision of multi-connectivity solutions, data centers, and cloud services. In 2021 Digital Edge acquired a controlling interest in Indonet, forming a strategic partnership with existing investors to capitalize on the growth of Indonesia’s data center market.

About Digital Edge

Headquartered in Singapore, Digital Edge is a trusted and forward-looking data center platform company, established to transform digital infrastructure in Asia. Through building and operating state-of-the-art, energy-efficient data centers rich with connectivity options, Digital Edge aims to bring new colocation and interconnect options to the Asian market, making infrastructure deployment in the region easy, efficient and economical.

Digital Edge was founded by a seasoned senior management team with decades of industry experience and an established track record of value creation in the data center, cloud and telecommunications industries in the Asia Pacific region. Backed by leading alternative investment firm Stonepeak, Digital Edge has in excess of US$1 billion in deployed and committed capital, establishing itself as a market-leading pan-Asia data center platform. The company provides data center and fiber services across Asia, with a presence in China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, and the Philippines.


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