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EdgeConneX Enters Rapidly Expanding Malaysia Market

EdgeConneX has announced its entrance into the Malaysian market with plans for several data centers in three markets offering nearly 300 MWs of capacity. The data centers are planned in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Jalil, and Cyberjaya, The new facilities will offer customers highly proximate, scalable, and high-power designs to meet any requirement.

Considered one of Asia’s strongest economies, it’s a timely and innovative move for EdgeConneX and its customers, as Malaysia continues to rise with significant infrastructure and information technology investments, partly driven by increased digitalization and the adoption of advanced technologies such as cloud computing and AI.

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EdgeConneX Managing Director for APAC, Kelvin Fong, notes, “The high demand for scalable, high-capacity infrastructure across the Asia Pacific region fuels EdgeConneX expansion into Malaysia. Our Malaysian data center footprint will contribute to the nation’s digital economy, vibrant tech ecosystem, and passion for progress, fostering increased innovation and collaborative partnerships. We look forward to continued and shared success in the region and supporting our customer’s capacity expansions into Malaysia.”

Malaysia Data Center Details:

  • Kuala Lumpur Central Business District (CBD): Marked by an excellent central location, the data center will be built within the downtown business district of Malaysia’s modern capital, Kuala Lumpur. Offering 19 MW IT Load capacity, this facility will provide customers ample opportunity for customized, build-to-suit configurations and highly proximate, low latency solutions to the capital city.
  • Bukit Jalil: As a prosperous suburb of greater Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Jalil is home to several educational, technological, and medical institutions. With nearly 70 MWs IT Load capacity, this EdgeConneX site is a greenfield build in the MRANTI technology park, offering ample power to address hyperscale and large-scale cloud or AI deployments.
  • Cyberjaya: Located in a region focused on research and development in knowledge-based industries, Cyberjaya is home to several high-tech science parks near Malaysia’s government seat. The EdgeConneX data center campus will have over 200 MWs of capacity and consist of nine buildings spread over 30 acres, providing the scalable capacity and power to meet a whole array of customer requirements in the future.

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