Open DC: Open DC Partnering With Malaysian Government For a Data Center in Northern Malaysia

Apr 19, 2022 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Open DC is developing a data center in north Malaysia. The Malaysian data center firm is partnering with the Malaysian government to bring the data center to life. Although specific details about the facility weren’t shared, it is still expected to meet Tier III standards. Furthermore, the company revealed that the connectivity hub will be completed in 2024.

The data center will be developed in the Delapan Special Border Economic Zone. This zone is a super-tech park located at Bukit Kayu Hitam. The managing director and founder of Open DC, Wong Weng Yew, said the company is committed to improving the internet development at the Malaysian north border. Open DC currently operates four data centers with a total space of 6,200 square meters (67,000 square feet). Two of these facilities are located in Johor, while there’s one each in Penang and Cyberjaya.

Open DC's JB2 facility at the Menara Ansar Johor Bahru building