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NTT Launches Its Sixth RM234 Million Data Centre In Cyberjaya

October 10, 2023
Business Today
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NTT Ltd. through NTT Global Data Centers Corporation announced the launch of its new data center in Cyberjaya with an investment of over RM 234 million (USD 50 million).

CBJ6, the sixth data center on NTT’s campus, has a critical IT load of 7MW, 4,890m 2 of space, two 33kV substations with diverse power reception and advanced cooling wall technology to maintain a stable environment for high density racks up to 15kW. CBJ6 complements the Cyberjaya 5 (CBJ5) Data Center, built in 2021, the combined facility has 20,000m 2 of space and a facility load of 22MW.

Datuk Wira Arham Abdul Rahman, Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), “NTT’s continuous expansion in Malaysia is a strong testament to the company’s confidence in Malaysia’s capability as a data center hub in the region. The country’s projected data center market size is estimated to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 16.15% between 2022 and 2027 and is forecast to increase by USD2,908.1 million (RM13.68 billion), according to the “Malaysia – Data Center Market 2023-2027” report published by Technavio.”

Commenting on NTT’s connection with Cyberjaya, Ho Yee Chung, Managing Director of NTT Global Data Centers Malaysia, said, “Over the past two decades, NTT Cyberjaya campus has evolved in sync with Malaysia’s digital growth. NTT Global Data Centers Malaysia proudly maintains 24/7 high availability, thanks to our skilled team of 60 engineers and operators. With
CBJ6’s launch, we believe we’re the prime provider of data center services, offering modern facilities and expertise that the hyperscalers in Malaysia need.”

NTT said the five Cyberjaya data centers have already empowered hyperscale enterprises, and with this new site, it reaffirms its commitment to delivering reliable infrastructure that can support the demands of our clients’ digital transformation ambitions in Southeast Asia. With their demand involving the acceleration of generative AI, our data center capacity (including planned) will soon reach 2,000 MW worldwide”.

The soon-to-commence submarine cable MIST, constructed by NTT as one of the shareholders, is poised to revolutionize connectivity at the NTT Cyberjaya Data Center, elevating Malaysia’s global network connectivity and contributing to sustainable socio-economic growth. Spanning an impressive 8,100 km, it will seamlessly connect Malaysia, India, Singapore, and Thailand, boasting a 12-fiber pair capacity capable of transmitting over 200 TBPS of data.