JAKARTA, July 3, 2015 – PT Graha Teknologi Nusantara (GTN), a subsidiary of PT Multipolar Technology Tbk (“MLPT”) with focus on data center management services, performed groundbreaking ceremony which mark the start of construction of 2,000 square meters GTN Data Center Tier / Rate 4 Ready in Lippo Cikarang last Thursday (2/7). GTN Data Center applies Japanese design of ”green data center” that is environmentally-friendly and energy efficient. GTN Data Center is expected to be ready for operation in April 2016.
Harijono Suwarno as Commissioner of MLPT, Richard Kartawijaya, CEO of GTN, Masaki Saito, President & CEO of Mitsui Knowledge Industry Co., Ltd. (“MKI”), and Meow Chong Loh, President Director of PT Lippo Cikarang Tbk (“LPCK”) attended the ceremony and delivered some speeches.
“Data center management services is a business of trust, where securing operating without disruption is very crucial. To ensure the best services of GTN Data Center, we have carefully designed the building, chosen reliable infrastructure and high-speed broadband, as well as enhanced high level security system by implementing 7-layer security,” Harijono Suwarno, Commissioner of MLPT explained.
GTN service offering covers co-location services, managed services, and incubation program for start up companies with limited resources. GTN Data Center is believed to be in great demand, which will attract investment opportunities for multinational companies in need of the extremely secured data center, and unparalleled connectivity. “To anticipate high demand especially from financial and industrial sector, GTN Data Center has been prepared to accommodate up to approximately 20,000 racks – that will be one of the largest co-location data center in the world,” said Richard Kartawijaya, CEO of GTN. “We also work with the most reliable and advanced security providers, among other is the No. 1 security services company in Japan. Therefore GTN Data Center will be the most secure data center in Indonesia” he added.
GTN Data Center 3S integrated strategy adopted from Japanese high quality management system well suited the competition. These are: Safe (in a strategic and secure location), Stable (dual grid power sources for constant power supply), and Sustainable (Dynamic Rotary UPS / DRUPS using energy kinetic for uninterrupted power backup). The battery-less DRUPS provides an alternative solution that is free of hazardous materials, save UPS room, no cooling system needed, and proven better power quality.
”MKI is very grateful to share its skills, knowhow and experiences of more than 20 years in the SI business, which also includes high quality data center operation in Japan. We also hope to bring the latest IT solutions, such as cloud services, in order to add value to the GTN Data Center service offerings,“ said Katsuhisa Nakatani, Executive Officer & Branch Chief Singapore of MKI, representing Masaki Saito, President & CEO of MKI. “We will aim in providing a Japanese standard reliable data center and innovative services to many local enterprises, including global Japanese companies in Indonesia,” he added.
“Site selection plays an essential role in data center business. Lippo Cikarang is proud as PT Multipolar Technology Tbk through its subsidiary GTN in collaboration with Mitsui and MKI entrust the location of data center in the premium area of Lippo Cikarang which is developing dynamically with the appearance of World Class Mixed Used Development Project / Globally Connected City Orange County of 322 hectares, and we see this as a promising investment opportunities especially with the presence of data center,” remarked Meow Chong Loh, President Director of LPCK in his speech at the groundbreaking ceremony yesterday.
GTN Data Center is a joint venture project which is owned 65%, 25% and 10% by MLPT, MKI and Mitsui respectively.
About PT Graha Teknologi Nusantara
PT Graha Teknologi Nusantara (GTN) is a company focused on data center management services, and is also a subsidiary of PT Multipolar Technology Tbk (MLPT). GTN Data Center is a joint venture project between MLPT, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui) and Mitsui Knowledge Industry Co., Ltd. (MKI). GTN is positioned to be the leading data center services provider in Indonesia.
About Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (“Mitsui”) is one of the most diversified and comprehensive trading, investment and service enterprises in the world, with 140 offices in 66 countries as of May, 2015. Utilizing our global operating locations, network and information resources, we are multilaterally pursuing business that ranges from product sales, worldwide logistics and financing, through to the development of major international infrastructure and other projects in the following fields: Iron & Steel Products, Mineral & Metal Resources, Infrastructure Projects, Integrated Transportation Systems, Chemicals, Energy, Food Resources, Food Products & Services, Consumer Services, IT & Communication, Corporate Development Business.. Mitsui is actively taking on challenges for global business innovation around the world. For more information, visit www.mitsui.com.
About Mitsui Knowledge Industry Co., Ltd.
Mitsui Knowledge Industry Co., Ltd. (MKI) is a subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., specialized in providing services and products related to ICT (Information and Communication Technology). Partnering with various global ICT vendors and supporting more than 1,500 companies, MKI offers best-in-class solution to customers. MKI focuses on 3 large business segments which are “system integration”, “platform integration” and “data center and cloud services”. MKI also provides energy management service, market forecast and genome analysis in combination with system integration and data center solution.
About PT Multipolar Technology Tbk
PT Multipolar Technology Tbk is a leading System Integrator in Indonesia with more than 39 years of experience in the sector of banking and financial, telecommunications, public and commercial. On July 8, 2013 the Company listed in the Indonesian Stock Exchange with ”MLPT” as the stock code. MLPT is a subsidiary of PT Multipolar Tbk (MLPL), a prominent diversified holding company focused primarily in the retail business and TMT (Technology, Multimedia and Telecommunication) sectors. MLPL is part of the Lippo Group. For details please visit www.multipolar.com and follow @multipolartech.
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