Intelligent CIO APAC Issue 16 - Page 10

NEWS

Princeton Digital Group announces new data center in Indonesia

Princeton Digital Group ( PDG ) has announced plans for a greenfield development in Jakarta , Indonesia , as part of its plan to expand its footprint to serve its customers ’ needs in the booming Indonesian digital economy .

The new 22MW data center , to be named Jakarta Cibitung 2 ( JC2 ), is being built within the same 19,550m 2 campus that houses PDG ’ s existing data center JC1 . This expanded campus of 35MW is wellpoised to serve global cloud companies , domestic Internet companies and enterprises with unmatched scalability , connectivity and reliability .
Stephanus Tumbelaka , Managing Director of Indonesia , PDG , said : “ Jakarta is an exciting market , Cibitung being the pre-eminent cloud cluster in the region . With the expanded campus , PDG has become a significant player in the Indonesian market . With the explosive economic growth and rapid digitalization by both government and private sectors in Indonesia , the market is core to PDG ’ s strategy .”
The greater Jakarta area is experiencing increasing adoption of cloudbased services , among consumers , businesses and government .
According to Structure Research , the Jakarta data center co-location market is still developing , and the sector is expected to grow at a five-year CAGR of 23.7 % through 2025 . Jakarta is expected to be a hyperscale market sooner than later .

Kong Konnect available on Red Hat OpenShift to bolster API and service connectivity

collaboration and operator certification for Red Hat OpenShift . The Kong Konnect solution can enable enterprises to accelerate time to market for new cloud native applications as the adoption of containers and Kubernetes soars .
According to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation 2020 survey , 92 % of organisations reported to be running containers in production environments and 83 % are also using Kubernetes in those environments .

Kong has announced a collaboration with Red Hat to deliver the

Kong Konnect service connectivity platform on the industry ’ s leading enterprise Kubernetes platform , Red Hat OpenShift .
As part of this collaboration , Kong has achieved Red Hat Operator Certification for Kong Konnect on Red Hat OpenShift . Kong is among the first Red Hat partners in API management to establish a technology
Enterprises invest tremendous time and resources to make Kubernetes work for them , and developer teams frequently run into hidden challenges and difficult decisions around how to build , operate and maintain Kubernetes in production . Kong and Red Hat provide the capabilities and expertise to help customers accelerate their journey with Kubernetes while being confident that their applications are more secure and scalable .
“ At Finastra , we believe the future of finance is open . Kong and OpenShift enable us to bring that future forward in a more secure , cloud native way – consistently , regardless of public or private clouds ,” said Joseph White , Senior Vice President of Enterprise Architecture , Finastra .
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