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Mon, July 25, 2022

Data Center First bangun pusat data seluas 2,57 hektare di Batam

ANTARAnews

Batam (ANTARA) – Perusahaan asal Singapura, Data Center First memulai pembangunan pusat data Nongsa One saluas 2,57 hektare di Kawasan Ekonomi Khusus (KEK) Nongsa, Nongsa Digital Park (NDP) Kota Batam, Provinsi Kepulanuan Riau.

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Mon, July 25, 2022

Data Center First Groundbreaking for Phase 1 of its 30MW Maiden Data Centre in Nongsa Digital Park
SINGAPORE, July 25, 2022 / — Data Center First Pte Ltd will livestream their groundbreaking for Phase 1 of their maiden 30MW data centre project in Nongsa Digital Park, Batam Indonesia. The new data centre, Nongsa One, is designed and constructed to Uptime Tier III standards and is expected to complete by the end of Q4 2023.

Data Center First has officially broken ground for their maiden data centre, Nongsa One, located in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Nongsa Digital Park (NDP). Sitting on 2.57 hectares of land, Phase 1 of the campus will be a two-story building with 6 megawatts of critical IT load. The building has a gross floor area (GFA) of 6,084.6 sqm and is configured with 4 independent data centre halls. 

Jakarta’s growing digital economy is driven by a more competitive telecommunications industry and a robust ICT industry. Data Center First Nongsa One supports this growth in the digital economy by being the home of the “digital bridge” between Indonesia and Singapore. 

Nongsa One provides the platform that expands connectivity opportunities between the Singapore Hub and Jakarta Hub that connects the region and Indonesia respectively. Nongsa One is the neutral infrastructure that will link the 2 digital economies making Batam the crossroad of the digital world.

Data Center First has to-date secured connectivity from three subsea providers, two international network service providers and two business ISPs that connect Singapore to Jakarta via NDP at Data Center First Nongsa One.

Mr Ka Vin Wong, Chief Executive of Data Center First said: “This groundbreaking event brings to reality the potential for implementing near-shoring ICT business strategy for the digital economies of Indonesia and Singapore. It is an exciting and catalytic growth opportunity for the region as the world economy continues to find new growth in a post pandemic era.”

Nongsa One in Nongsa Digital Park signals a new wave of international collaboration. Digital native businesses and enterprises in Jakarta can now exploit this world-class infrastructure to expand westward to Sumatra and to protect their currently deployed digital assets against natural disasters. Similarly, Singapore-based enterprises and digital natives can now gain faster access to the 273.5 million digital natives in the Indonesian market. 

Nongsa One empowers subsea fibre from multiple telecom service providers connecting Batam to both Singapore and Jakarta to expand its business opportunity. In doing so, the customer community at Nongsa One will make NDP an effective Digital Bridge bringing benefits to both Singapore and Indonesia. Data Center First is privileged to take this leadership role in providing the data centre platform for this purpose.

To view the livestream, you can visit Data Center First’s Youtube Channel at 11.30am IST. 

About Data Center First Pte Ltd

Founded in 2021 and headquartered in Singapore, Data Center First is a data centre development and operations company owned by a blend of industry veterans and new-comers. We deploy edge data centre campuses to enable our customers globally to meet the demand of the digital economy. For more information about our products and services, visit www.datacenterfirst.com and follow us on LinkedIn.

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Tue, October 19, 2021

Bangun Pusat Data & Pembangkit Listrik

Batam Pos

– Data Center First Pte Ltd akan membangun proyek data center baru 30 Megawatt (MW) di Nongsa Digital Park (NDP), Batam. Nilai investasi tahap awal mencapai 40 juta dolar Amerika. Pembangunan ini akan didesain sesuai standar uptime tier III.

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Mon, October 18, 2021

Data Centre First luncurkan pusat data 30 MW di KEK Nongsa

ANTARANews

Batam (ANTARA) – Operator data centre internasional, Data Centre First Pte Ltd, meluncurkan proyek pusat data baru 30 MW di Kawasan Ekonomi Khusus Nongsa Digital Park Batam, Senin.

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Mon, October 18, 2021

Perusahaan Singapura Bangun Pusat Data Berkapasitas 30 MW di Batam

EKONOMI DIGITAL

BATAM, KOMPAS — Perusahaan asal Singapura, Data Center First, membangun pusat data berkapasitas 30 megawatt di Kawasan Ekonomi Khusus Nongsa, Batam, Kepulauan Riau. Investasi tahap pertama proyek yang diberi nama Nongsa One itu bernilai 40 juta dollar AS atau sekitar Rp 560 miliar.

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Mon, October 18, 2021

Data Center First เปิดตัวศูนย์ข้อมูลขนาด 30 เมกะวัตต์แห่งใหม่ใน Nongsa Digital Park

PR Newswire

Data Center First Pte Ltd ประกาศเปิดตัวโครงการศูนย์ข้อมูลขนาด 30 เมกะวัตต์แห่งใหม่เป็นครั้งแรก ณ Nongsa Digital Park เมืองบาตัม ประเทศอินโดนีเซีย ศูนย์ข้อมูลแห่งใหม่ที่มีชื่อว่า Nongsa One นี้จะได้รับการออกแบบและก่อสร้างตามมาตรฐาน Uptime Tier III และคาดว่าจะแล้วเสร็จภายในสิ้นปี 2566

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Mon, October 18, 2021

Data Center First Meluncurkan Data Centre Baru 30 MW di Nongsa Digital Park

PR Newswire

Data Center First Pte Ltd hari ini meluncurkan proyek data centre baru 30 MW di Nongsa Digital Park, Batam, Indonesia, . Data centre baru, Nongsa One, didesain dan akan dibangun sesuai standar “Uptime Tier III”, serta diperkirakan selesai pada akhir 2023.

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Mon, October 18, 2021

Data Center Firstがノングサ・デジタルパークに30MWの初のデータセンター立ち上げへ

PR Newswire

Data Center First Pte Ltdは18日、インドネシア・バタム島のノングサ・デジタルパーク(Nongsa Digital Park)で、初の30MWデータセンタープロジェクトを開始すると発表した。新しいデータセンターであるNongsa Oneは、Uptime Tier III標準向けに設計および建設され、2023年末までに完成する予定だ。

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Mon, October 18, 2021

Data Center First在Nongsa Digital Park推出首個30MW數據中心

PR Newswire

Data Center First 是第一個在巴淡島開展業務的國際數據中心營運商。受印尼更加開放和競爭激烈的電訊業的推動,印尼互聯網用戶日益增長的需求繼續吸引外國投資進入印尼。Data Center First 對 Nongsa One DC 園區4000萬美元的一期投資將有助於加強聯繫,成為農薩與新加坡之間「數碼橋樑」。

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Mon, October 18, 2021

Data Center First Luncurkan Proyek Baru di Nongsa Batam

SUMATRA

Data Center First Pte Ltd hari ini meluncurkan proyek Data centre baru 30 MW di Nongsa Digital Park, Batam, Indonesia. Data centre baru, Nongsa One ini didesain dan akan dibangun sesuai standar Uptime Tier III, serta diperkirakan selesai pada akhir 2023.

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Mon, October 18, 2021

Data Center First Launches 30MW Maiden Data Center in Nongsa Digital Park

Yahoo!

Data Center First Pte Ltd today announced the launch of their maiden 30MW data centre project in Nongsa Digital Park, Batam Indonesia. The new data centre, Nongsa One, will be designed and constructed to Uptime Tier III standards and is expected to complete by end of 2023.

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Mon, October 18, 2021

Singapore-based operator to launch maiden data centre in Batam

The Straits Times

Data Center First, a Singapore-based company, announced on Monday (Oct 18) that it would launch its maiden data centre in the Indonesian island of Batam in order to strengthen connectivity and digital links between Singapore and the area.

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Mon, October 18, 2021

Data Center First to build 30MW data center in Batam, Indonesia

Data Center Dynamics

Singapore-based Data Center First has detailed its first data center, which is to be located in Batam, Indonesia.

DCF was set up by Hong Kong-based real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners earlier this year and is led by industry veteran Wong Ka Vin..

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Thu, September 16, 2021

Batam to open two special economic zones for tech and digital economy

Digitimes Asia

Indonesia is opening two special economic zones in Batam, focusing on developing high-tech, digital economy, data center, logistics, tourism, and aviation industries.

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Fri, September 10, 2021

Batam pledges to boost business performance by opening Special Economic Zones

The Jakarta Post

The Batam Development Authority (BP Batam) has marked a new era in its attempt to accelerate the region’s business activities. Two government regulations were issued and presented directly before all Batam stakeholders by Coordinating Economic Minister Airlangga Hartarto on June 12 as a form of major support from the central government for the region development.

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THU, August 12, 2021

Indonesia’s Batam Receives Two New Special Economic Zones

ASEAN Briefing

Indonesia is set to open two new special economic zones (SEZs) in the island city of Batam after President Joko Widodo recently approved the decision.

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Sun, July 25, 2021

Gaw Launches SE Asia Data Centre JV With Indonesia Project

Mingtiandi

Hong Kong’s Gaw Capital Partners on Friday announced the launch of a Singapore-based joint venture company, Data Center First, with a project in the nearby Indonesian city of Batam.

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Fri, July 23, 2021

Gaw Capital Partners Forms Partnership with Data Center First

Gaw Capital

Real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners today announced the establishment of a new joint venture operating company, Data Center First Pte Ltd., with Mr. Wong Ka Vin as the Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer with its maiden project in Batam, Indonesia.

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Fri, July 23, 2021

Gaw Capital Partners Forms Partnership with Data Center First

Taiwan News

Real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners today announced the establishment of a new joint venture operating company, Data Center First Pte Ltd., with Mr. Wong Ka Vin as the Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer with its maiden project in Batam, Indonesia.

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Mon, JUNe 14, 2021

Data centre operators eyeing Batam as new digital hot spot

The Straits Times

SINGAPORE – Twenty data centre operators are eyeing the possibility of setting up shop in a technological park on Indonesia’s Batam island, with one sealing the deal after President Joko Widodo granted the park special economic zone (SEZ) status.

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Mon, JUNE 14, 2021

Indonesia’s Jokowi endorses two special economic zones in Batam

The Straits Times

SINGAPORE – Indonesian President Joko Widodo has officially granted special economic zone (SEZ) status to a technological park and an aircraft maintenance facility in Batam to jump-start economic recovery there amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Fri, MARCH 26, 2021

Landmark Agreements to Spur Singapore’s FDI in Indonesia

Jakarta Globe

Jakarta. Key bilateral agreements, including expropriation protection and double-taxation prevention set to enter into force this year, would spur foreign direct investment from Singapore to Indonesia to a higher level, Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said.

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Tue, March 09, 2021

S’pore’s bilateral investment treaty with Indonesia enters into force

The Straits Times

SINGAPORE – A bilateral investment treaty between Singapore and Indonesia has come into force after being ratified in a virtual meeting on Tuesday (March 9).

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Wed, March 21, 2018

Tech park in Batam opens, aims to be ‘digital bridge’ between Singapore and Indonesia

The Business Times

[BATAM] Nestled among lush greenery, a multimillion-dollar technology park was officially opened on the Indonesian island of Batam on Tuesday (March 20).

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Wed, March 21, 2018

Indonesia, Singapore jointly open Nongsa Digital Park in Batam

The Jakarta Post

Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi and her Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan inaugurated on Tuesday the 166-hectare Nongsa Digital Park (NDP) in Batam, Riau Islands.

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Wed, March 21, 2018

Batam opens Nongsa Digital Park to serve as a digital bridge between Singapore and Indonesia

OpenGov Asia

On Mar 20, the multimillion-dollar Nongsa Digital Park (NDP) was officially opened in Batam, Indonesia, to bring together digital entrepreneurs from the region to an environment where they can work, live and
play.

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Tue, March 20, 2018

Tech park in Batam opens, aims to be ‘digital bridge’ between Singapore and Indonesia

The Straits Times

BATAM – Nestled among lush greenery, a multimillion-dollar technology park was officially opened on the Indonesian island of Batam on Tuesday (March 20).

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