Google: Google Announces The Launch of its Third Facility in Singapore

Aug 29, 2022 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Search engineer giant Google has announced opening of a new data center in Singapore. The company said in a statement: "We announced our first data center in Singapore in 2011, our second in 2015, and we recently hit another important milestone - with our third data center facility completed and in operation in Jurong, put together, our data centers represent a long-term investment in Singapore of US$850 million."

Google has been developing the data center since 2018. It also planned to complete the facility in 2020. Although it didn't share any specifications of the data center, Google previously announced that it would be built on 4.5 hectares. Google broke ground on its first data center in Singapore in 2011. The facility came online in 2013. The development of the second data center in the country started in 2015, and it came online in 2017.