Huawei building regional center in Malaysia

Networks Asia Staff
01 Nov 2013

Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) is setting up a regional data hosting and logistics center in the fast-growing Nusajaya region of Iskandar Malaysia, with the support of Khazanah Nasional Berhad.

This new center shall serve Huawei customers in the region, leveraging on the strategic location of Malaysia in Asia Pacific, its infrastructure, government investment incentives and the close bilateral relationship between the Malaysian and Chinese governments.

Khazanah is the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia and is entrusted to hold and manage the commercial assets of the Government and to undertake strategic investments.

The Regional Data Hosting Center will be located in an office space of at least 10,000 square feet while the Regional Logistics Center will occupy a warehouse space of at least 80,000 square feet in Nusajaya, Iskandar Malaysia. The proposed regional center is expected to result in the creation of 600 jobs in various managerial, technical and administrative positions in Iskandar.

Huawei is also committed to the development of local human capital required, for the ICT and professional talents, to manage and operate the Center that uses latest ICT technologies intensively for the efficient operation, in collaboration with Khazanah and other government agencies.

Huawei first came to Malaysia in 2001.

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