Tencent Cloud launches first data centre in Indonesia
By Digital News Asia April 13, 2021
- First Indonesia data centre to address growing business opportunities
- Aims to address digital transformation opportunities in the Southeas Asian archipelago
TENCENT Cloud, the cloud business of Tencent, has launch its first data centre in Indonesia, further emphasising its commitment to addressing the growing business needs in Indonesia and Asia.
The data centre strengthens its global footprint and is the latest addition to its growing infrastructure network that now spans across 27 region and 61 availability zones, the company said in a statement.
Citing research from the Boston Consulting Group, Tencent Cloud noted that Indonesia is one of the fastest growing public cloud markets in Asia Pacific with a compoung annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25%. This is expected to increase its market size to US$800 million by 2023
Located in the CBD of Jakarta, Tencent Cloud’s latest IDC is now in full operation, completing the backbone access and networking of all major Indonesian and global internet services providers, and combining Tencent Cloud’s own high-quality border gateway protocol to cover the entire country.
Poshu Yeung, senior vice president, Tencent Cloud International, noted that with a population of 270 million, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world and the largest economy in Southeast Asia.
“Given that its population structure is younger, it has a huge Internet demographic dividend and its mobile internet market is quickly developing,” he said.
“We are excited to launch our first Tencent Cloud data centre in Indonesia to help the country fully reach the peak of its cloud computing potential.”
The launch of the data centre in Indonesia will enable Tencent Cloud to be closer to its customers and users, reducing access delays to data and applications, the company said.
It will also help businesses and organisations in the country accelerate their digital transformation, meet regulatory and compliance requirements, and provide more disaster recovery options for the whole Asia Pacific region, it added.
Tencent Cloud supports a wide range of industries, from financial services, internet and e-commerce to entertainment, gaming and education. It counts amongst its customers Indonesia’s Bank Neo Commerce (BNC), entertainment provider JOOX and WeTV, enterprise communication platform player Aestron.
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