Minister eyes 2024 launch for first cloud-based data center


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Badung, Bali Communication and Informatics Minister Johnny G. Plate has said that he expects to launch Indonesia’s first cloud-based digital national data center (PDN) in 2024 to support the upstream and downstream communication and information technology infrastructure.

“The first data center will be built near Jakarta. We will conduct the ground-breaking in the near future,” he said during the Leaders’ Talk session of the 2022 Indonesia Digital Financial Economics Festival (FEKDI) here on Monday.

The first cloud-based PDN will be constructed in Deltamas Industrial Estate, Central Cikarang sub-district, Bekasi district, West Java province.

FEKDI is a side-event of the 3rd 2022 G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) Meeting and the 3rd 2022 G20 Finance and Central Bank Deputies (FCBD) Meeting, taking place from July 11–17, 2022, in Nusa Dua, Badung district, Bali province.


Source: Antara News