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Bridge Data to build its largest data centre in Malaysia

Bridge Data to build its largest data centre in Malaysia

29 Feb 2024

Bridge Data Centres (Bridge Data) is expanding its presence in Malaysia by acquiring new land in Selangor to build its third data centre, MY02, in Cyberjaya. 

The new data centre is expected to be the largest among the three developments.

In partnership with Cyberview Sdn Bhd (Cyberview), the expansion will increase Bridge Data’s IT capacity by about 87 MW across three phases.

Each phase involves constructing a three-story data centre.

Bridge Data’s strategic investment will not only boost the growth of supporting businesses but will also have the potential to inspire innovation in various industries.

By investing in key sectors, Bridge Data aims to drive economic growth and enhance competitiveness. This investment marks a significant step towards sustainable growth, job creation, and fostering a skilled workforce.

In 2023, Cyberjaya witnessed a surge in data centre investments, solidifying its position as a global technology hub.

It is currently home to 15 commercial and captive data centres including hyperscale, as well as the location for 90 per cent of Malaysia’s co-location data centres.

In a statement today, Brudgw Data aaid the sales and purchase agreement was formalised in a ceremony at RekaScape, Cyberjaya.

It was officiated by Cyberview chief executive officer Kamarul Ariffin Abdul Samad and Bridge Data olutions vice president for Asia Pacific Patrick Png.

Bridge Data is a big player in hyperscale data centres, focusibg on making the infrastructure super reliable and essential for their customers. 

It uses advanced cooling tech to keep things running smoothly while keeping costs down.

Malaysian Investment Development Authority chief executive officer Datuk Wira Arham Abdul Rahman stressed that continuous investment shows how confident Bridge Data is in Malaysia, making it even stronger as a hub for data centers in the region.

“Aligned with the New Industrial Master Plan (NIMP) 2030, Bridge Data commitment contributes to the nation’s sustainable economic growth, creation of high-skilled jobs for locals, and propel the digital transformation journey,” he said in a statement today.

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) chief executive officer Mahadhir Aziz said Bridge Data being the largest data centre development coming to Malaysia will make the country a top digital hub in Asean.

Source: NST