GDS plans 54MW hyperscale data center campus in Johor, Malaysia

Jul 20, 2021 | Posted by MadalineDunn

GDS has announced plans to build a 22,500 sqm (242,200 sq ft), 54MW hyperscale data center campus in Johor, Malaysia. This move follows the firm acquiring land in the Nusajaya Tech Park, Johor. 

According to the company, it plans to complete the project's first phase in early 2024, with a capacity of 18MW.

Speaking about the expansion, William Huang, GDS Chairman and CE, said: "We are very excited to take the first major step in the execution of our regionalization plan with this strategically located project in Johor. Our home market Chinese customers see great potential for digital transformation in Malaysia and the South East Asia region."

Dato' Haji Hasni bin Mohammad, Chief Minister of Johor, commented: "We are thrilled to welcome this investment from GDS and the data center expertise they bring to Johor. Their presence in the Nusajaya Tech Park is the perfect complement to our agenda to drive development in digital transformation and solidifying Johor's strategic location as a hub for regional growth."

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