Intelligent Data Centres Issue 45 - Page 7

STACK Infrastructure and ESR partner to expand their APAC footprint into Korea

NEWS
TACK Infrastructure ( STACK ), the digital infrastructure partner

S to some of the world ’ s most innovative companies and a leading global developer and operator of data centres and ESR Group , one of APAC ’ s largest real asset manager powered by the New Economy , has announced a joint venture to develop a 48MW data centre site in Incheon , Korea .

STACK and ESR will jointly develop and deliver a 48MW facility in Incheon in Seoul ’ s western suburbs . Power to the facility has been secured from KEPCO and construction of the single building will commence in Q1 2023 for delivery of ready-for-service capacity in Q4 2024 . The facility will be operated under the STACK brand . floor loading specifications . The partners will develop a facility incorporating the latest environmentally friendly design supporting industry-leading PUE and building standards . This data centre will enable hyperscalers and enterprise clients to address their evolving requirements in Korea and the APAC region more broadly .
“ STACK ’ s opening of a fifth APAC market in 12 months , expanding on our recent developments in Melbourne , Canberra , Perth and Tokyo , enhances our focus on our customers ’ strategic requirements by establishing a scalable presence in existing and emerging Tier 1 data centre markets ,” said Pithambar ( Preet ) Gona , STACK ’ s Chief Executive Officer – APAC .
The development is strategically located with robust access to power and network , offering scalability and reliability for higher rack densities and

Big Data Exchange launches BDx Indonesia

ollowing the completion of a US $ 300 million joint venture

F agreement with PT Indosat Tbk ( Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison or IOH ) and PT Aplikanusa Lintasarta , Big Data Exchange ( BDx ), a leading data centre solutions provider in Asia-Pacific , announced the launch of BDx Indonesia .

With the announcement , BDx Indonesia assumes the operations of four existing data centres in the highly sought-after locations in and around the capital city of Jakarta .
With its best-in-class BDx global Operations , Design and Construction standards and sustainable solutions , BDx Indonesia will modernise and expand the four operating facilities and develop new greenfield projects to enhance capacity to 70MW by 2023 and 250MW in the next five years . options across the entire BDx cluster encompassing facilities in China , Hong Kong and Singapore , where the company just moved its global headquarters .
“ BDx Indonesia , drawing on the strengths of BDx , IOH and Lintasarta , is poised to become hyperscale customers ’ preferred partner and one of the largest data centre providers in Indonesia ,” said Mayank Srivastava , Interim President Director of the Joint Venture . Srivastava will oversee BDx Indonesia ’ s overall business growth . “ By delivering operational excellence in globally standardised facilities , coupled with our commitment to promoting the most sustainable practices , we are excited to begin our journey to being a key player in Indonesia ’ s digital ecosystem .”
In addition , customers in Indonesia will gain access to seamless connectivity
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