The Launching of neuCentrIX Meruya, Telkom Indonesia’s Tier 3 Data Center
Indonesia’s economy has been growing stronger despite the ongoing pandemic, and the digital economy, driven by massive digital transformation, plays a key role in this economic growth. In its commitment to develop a strong digital ecosystem and support the growth of the nation’s digital economy, Telkom Indonesia proudly launched its 13th and latest data center, neuCentrIX Meruya, on Thursday, 25 March 2021.
neuCentrIX Meruya was officially inaugurated by Mr. Dian Rachmawan (Telkom Director of Wholesale & International Service), Mr. Erik Orbandi (Executive Vice President of Telkom DWS), Mr. Teuku Muda Nanta (Executive Vice President of Telkom Regional II), and Mr. Semly Saalino (President Director of Telkom Akses). The commercial launching event was also attended by the representatives from the Board of Commissioners of Telkom Indonesia — Mr. Marsudi Wahyu Kisworo, Mr. Wawan Iriawan, Mr. Chandra Arie Setiawan, and Mr. Rizal Mallarangeng.
Located in West Jakarta, one of the areas with the strongest digital ecosystem in Jakarta, neuCentrIX Meruya is a Tier 3 certified data center with a guaranteed 99.982% uptime and a maximum of 1.6 hours of downtime annually. With this type of infrastructure, neuCentrIX Meruya is ready to meet the requirements of the growing businesses, from medium to large, which rely on online business activities and have growing online traffic.
With 13 data centers located in strategic areas in big and productive cities across Indonesia — Jakarta, Medan, Batam, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Balikpapan, Surabaya, Denpasar, Makassar, Manado, Semarang, and Pekanbaru, neuCentriX has become one of data center providers with the biggest network and coverage in the country which has the capacity and capabilities to fully support various businesses’ digital activities.
Mr. Dian Rachmawan, Telkom Director of Wholesale & International Service, stated “neuCentrIX is Telkom Indonesia’s initiative in serving the wholesale market of the telecommunications industry and digital ecosystem by providing data center services with the widest coverage and global competitiveness. Amidst the competition with various global and domestic business players, Telkom Indonesia remains optimistic about expanding our data centers’ capacity and coverage in various cities in Indonesia.”
The study conducted by Google, Temasek, and management consulting firm Bain & Company confirmed the great potential of Indonesia’s digital economy. According to the study, the nation’s digital economy is well on track to dominate Southeast Asia with its market value expected to triple to $130 billion by 2025. With the ongoing massive digital transformation in almost every industry as well as the increase of the value of data as a new type of strategic asset which can be sold and exchanged, today’s data centers have become the backbone of the digital economy. Moreover, as data center utilization helps companies ensure constant growth and has a direct impact on costs and revenues, it has become an essential part in the long-term and strategic company plans and discussions, not only within the scope of IT management, but covering the business as a whole.
“All the strong points and benefits neuCentrIX offers as well as Telkom Indonesia’s brand image and track record in the digital business have further strengthened the position of neuCentrIX as the best data center option for customers. This is a form of Telkom Indonesia's support to make Indonesia better through digitalization.” Mr. Dian Rachmawan stated, closing his speech.