China-based GDS Holdings to expand in Johor

JOHOR BARU: China-based information technology company, GDS Holdings Ltd, is set to expand its business in Johor.

Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Onn Hafiz Ghazi said GDS Holdings, which is a leading data centre operator, has invested RM14.33bil in Johor with the opening of two data centres in Nusajaya Tech Park and Kempas Tech Park.

“I am pleased with GDS Holdings’ readiness to expand its business in Johor and confident Johor is capable of becoming a competitive artificial intelligence (AI) hub,” he said in a post on social media last Sunday.

Onn Hafiz who is currently on a working visit to the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, China, from March 2-7, said the Johor state government’s delegation held a meeting with GDS Holdings and has gained valuable insights about the company’s business framework.

“I’m amazed by their vision and business model in developing data centres which has successfully contributed to making China a smart nation and digital-economy powerhouse,” he said. — Bernama

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