GIC and Polymer Connected establish partnership to develop data centre campus in Jakarta

GIC and Polymer Connected establish partnership to develop data centre campus in Jakarta

GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, and Polymer Connected, an
eminent data centre provider, have established a partnership to develop a data centre campus in
Jakarta.

With this partnership, Polymer Connected has acquired the land to build the campus, strategically
located in Jakarta Barat. This will be Polymer Connected’s first campus in Indonesia and will include
2.6MW Tier III and 26MW Tier IV data centre facilities. It will adopt a hyperscale model, to be leased
on a large, long-term basis to wholesale clients. Built to international design standards, the Jakarta
Barat campus will be scalable, reliable and secure, and will be the first green Indonesian data
centre to utilise Jakarta’s natural gas network to produce electricity.

Darren Hawkins, CEO, Polymer Connected stated that, “With a population of 575 million, 350
million internet users and 390 million active mobile users, Southeast Asia’s digital economy is
forecasted to triple to USD240bn by 2025. Data centres represent the backbone of this movement,
which is why Polymer Connected chose to build its hyperscale data network here. Our aim is to
provide businesses with state-of-the-art data solutions and to help our clients unlock their growth
potential in these fast-emerging digital markets.”

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