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Google Cloud to open first data center in Indonesia in coming months

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Jakarta   /   Thu, March 5, 2020   /  05:55 pm
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Visitors attend 2019 Google Cloud Next in San Francisco, the United States.(JP/Arsi Agnitasari)

Tech giant Google is looking to open its first data center in Indonesia this year to enable the company to take the advantage of the growing demand for cloud computing services in the country, one of company’s senior executives has said. Google Cloud Indonesia country director Megawaty Khie said in Jakarta on Wednesday that, with the establishment of the data center, the company would be able to provide a reliable cloud infrastructure for its local customers. “This year, in the next couple of months, we will launch a regional Google Cloud in Jakarta,” Megawaty said during a press briefing. Read also: Amazon Web Services to build data centers in Jakarta: Minister She said that Google first announced the plan to open Google Cloud in Indonesia two years ago at its Cloud Summit in Jakarta in 2018. The tech giant made another announcement in April 2019 during the...