The third data center of PT DCI Indonesia, named JK3 is a seven-story establishment with four data hall floors and the remaining floors for M&E equipment. The construction will be completed in a collaboration with Equinix and when it is operational in earl 2020, it will have a total IT load of 12 MW. The other 2 data centers operated by DCI are also located in Cibitung and, JK1 has a capacity of 3 MW and JK has a capacity of 7 MW.
The number of hyper-scale data centers in Southeast Asia is increasing fast. DCI is also noted that the reasons behind the decision to construct the JK3 data center were startup companies with a valuation of more than $1 billion, population and the growing digital economy in the region.
DCI CEO Toto Sugiri said:
“As an Indonesian company, DCI is ready to become the pioneer of the largest hyper-scale data center facility in Indonesia. With the construction of JK3, we want to reinforce our commitment and seriousness in supporting the development of Indonesia’s digital economy towards the coming of the Industrial Revolution 4.0.”