Intelligent CIO APAC Issue 30 - Page 11

NEWS

BDx Indonesia launches the development of a 100MW hyperscale data center campus in Jakarta

several key industries and has access to a smart power grid to deliver uninterrupted electric power availability and redundancy to immediately meet customers ’ requirements .

BDx Indonesia has announced its plan to develop a new 100MW data center campus on 12 acres of land acquired from PT Suryacipta Swadaya ( Suryacipta ), a member of Suryainternusa Group .

The land is strategically located in the Suryacipta City of Industry , one of the most highly sought-after and fully integrated smart industrial estates in Indonesia .
This new data center campus , CGK5 , is strategically located east of Jakarta in Karawang , West Java , and will become part of the company ’ s third availability zone ( AZ ).
The central location of CGK5 is just 45 minutes from the airport and 30 minutes from central Jakarta providing convenient connectivity capabilities to the area ’ s robust business district that serves as a core for
The addition of CGK5 complements BDx Indonesia ’ s existing four data centers in and around the capital city of Jakarta . Combined , the data centers will provide location diversity and a network-dense interconnection ecosystem for hyperscale customers with unmatched failsafe redundancy and connectivity .
The BDx Indonesia joint venture is a cornerstone of the entire BDx platform and the development of CGK5 marks the 11th data center for BDx across the Asia-Pacific region .
BDx Indonesia is a joint venture company of Big Data Exchange ( BDx ), PT Indosat Tbk ( Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison ) and PT Aplikanusa Lintasarta .

OceanaGold turns to Orange Business Services to manage transformation to SD-WAN

Orange Business Services has delivered a managed flexible SD-WAN and service to mining company OceanaGold worldwide .

The optimized infrastructure supports new bandwidth-hungry applications within its collaboration tools while simplifying the company ’ s IT management activities and reducing costs .
This approach enables OceanaGold to take advantage of the capabilities of Flexible SD-WAN , including dynamic traffic routing and bandwidth allocation , to provide an enhanced user experience for 2,000 plus employees . At the same time , the mining company can allocate internal resources away from WAN management to businessgenerating projects across its territories in Asia Pacific and North America .
Services to be a single point of contact for services and technologies , as well as centralized billing .
With OceanaGold hosting more and more of its applications in the cloud as part of its Digital Transformation , it also required a secure and flexible way to connect to the Internet . Flexible SD-WAN has allowed it to move away from MPLS to Internet-based application access , reducing overhead costs and increasing network performance . It is also proving a solution to the skills shortage , allowing the multinational to better plan for capacity and growth .
“ Through partnering with a managed services provider , we achieved our key goals of gaining greater flexibility and improving the performance of our network to improve global connectivity throughout the organization ,” said Steve VandenBerg , Head of Digital Technology at OceanaGold .
A managed service eliminates complexity for OceanaGold by enabling Orange Business
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