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Why Google not building its data center in Malaysia?

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Julian Persaud, managing director for Google Southeast Asia, center, along with other Google executives and Singaporean government officials, at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new data center in Singapore on Thursday. The data center will be the Silicon Valley company’s second in Asia after construction began for its Hong Kong facility last week. (EPA Photo)

Because Singapore can provide better infrastructure and cheaper cost for Google.

Cyberjaya can be renamed to Overseas Indian IT center with its 70% IT workers are imported from India.

Google to Build $157m Data Center in Singapore

Grace Chng – Straits Times Indonesia | December 16, 2011

Singapore. Search engine giant Google will invest US$120 million ($157 million) to build a data center in Jurong West to help it cope with the region’s huge growth in Internet traffic.

The facility, to be developed on a 2.45ha site, will come online in early 2013, and generate full-time and contract work for technicians, engineers and others.

Julian Persaud, the head of Google in South-east Asia, said at the ground-breaking ceremony yesterday: “More new users are coming online every day in Asia than anywhere else in the world. We’re building […]