Equinix: Equinix breaks ground in Malaysia with two new data centers

May 28, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Equinix has now broken ground in Malaysia with two International Business Exchange data centers in Johor (JH1) and Kuala Lumpur (KL1) now serving the company’s customers in Malaysia and across.

Jeremy Deutsch, president for Asia-Pacific at Equinix, said: “Malaysia is a cornerstone market and top destination that is highly sought after by our valuable customers. Our unwavering dedication to the Southeast Asia region underscores our belief in its immense potential to drive digital transformation and accommodate a growing digital-savvy population. We are dedicated to delivering exceptional digital infrastructure solutions that empower businesses to thrive in this dynamic landscape, fuelling innovation, economic growth, and societal advancement.”

Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz, Malaysia’s minister of investment, trade, and industry, said: “Equinix's decision to expand its presence here reflects its continued confidence in Malaysia’s industrial landscape. These data centers will provide businesses, particularly domestic SMEs, with seamless connectivity and access to a vast global network, while driving innovation across diverse sectors in Malaysia. Most importantly, Equinix's investment will pave the way for the creation of high-value job opportunities and propel economic growth, empowering our people and businesses to excel in the digital age.”