Bridge Data Centres Expands Data Centre at Malaysia’s 4-IR MRANTI Park Data Centre in Kuala Lumpur will accelerate digital transformation in Malaysia and Asia Pacific Kuala Lumpur, 23 June 2023 - Bridge Data Centres (BDC), a leading data centre solutions provider in Asia Pacific, today announced it will expand its hyperscale data centre campus, named MY03, located at MRANTI Park, Kuala Lumpur. This expansion provides an additional 48 MW of IT power to hyperscalers and enterprises in Malaysia and Asia Pacific. BDC has signed an agreement with Malaysian Research Accelerator for Technology & Innovation (MRANTI), Malaysia’s central research and innovation commercialisation agency, to develop 3 buildings and a 132kV substation in MRANTI Park. With the expansion, MY03 will offer a total IT power capacity of 64 MW. The expansion project comprises two phases. Phase One is planned to be ready for service with 16MW by Q3, 2025. Phase Two is scheduled to begin operations by Q4, 2027. This development further reinforces MRANTI Park as a thriving technology hub for the global community, accelerating business growth and success. Image From left: Khairil Anuar Sadat Salleh, MRANTI Chief Commercial Officer, Dzuleira Abu Bakar, MRANTI Chief Executive Officer, Dz Shing Lim, President, Bridge Data Centres, Shan Shan Ng, Associate Director, Asset Management, Bridge Data Centres BDC and MRANTI held a signing ceremony in Kuala Lumpur which was witnessed by Dzuleira Abu Bakar, Chief Executive Officer of MRANTI, Khairil Anuar Sadat Salleh, Chief Commercial Officer of MRANTI and Dz Shing Lim, President, Bridge Data Centres. The establishment of the data centre campus in MRANTI Park entrenches Malaysia as a desired destination for data centre investment in the Asia Pacific region. Located strategically in the vicinity of central Kuala Lumpur, MRANTI Park spans across a vast area of 686 acres and strategically supports the entire innovation process with a focus on driving the commercialisation of "impact technologies" in key industry sectors to foster sustainable development. “Last year, we introduced a comprehensive and integrated approach to transform MRANTI Park from a property-focused sector into a leading 4IR hub in Malaysia. This Master Plan aims to achieve a gross development value of RM20 billion, land leases worth RM2.8 billion, and the creation of 8,000 jobs by 2027,” said Dzuleira Abu Bakar, CEO of MRANTI. “We recently launched the country’s national testbed for 5G through the government-led MRANTI 5G Experience Centre to fast-track new innovations in a more enriching data-driven future. Today, we are excited to announce the expansion of Bridge Data Centres within MRANTI Park, aligning perfectly with MRANTI Park’s expansion strategy,” said Dzuleira. YBhg. Datuk Wira Arham Abdul Rahman, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), expressed his excitement in the Bridge Data Centres’ MY03 hyperscale campus expansion project located in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. He emphasised, “This project serves as a testament to investors' trust and confidence in Malaysia as a strategic, conducive and sustainable data centre investment destination in the region. MIDA will continue to facilitate BDC’s strategic initiative in creating market ready talent and providing cutting-edge technologies to local businesses, especially SMEs, thereby expediting Malaysia’s growth into a high-income nation." Mahadhir Aziz, the Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) said, “Bridge Data Centres’ expansion in Malaysia not only addresses the surging demand for digital transformation but also underscores our unwavering commitment to advancing Malaysia’s position as the digital hub of ASEAN. By catalysing growth in the digital economy through our Malaysia Digital (MD) national strategic initiative and PEMANGKIN programmes, we are fostering an ecosystem that propels Malaysia to the forefront of high-value investments. Together with Bridge Data Centres, we are poised to serve evolving digital infrastructure needs and forge a path towards a future defined by innovation and success.” Dz Shing Lim, President, Bridge Data Centres said, “Our expansion in Kuala Lumpur further strengthens BDC’s position as Asia Pacific’s data centre solutions leader. This strategic investment allows us to better serve our clients’ evolving needs with best-in-class data centre solutions and contribute to Malaysia’s digital transformation journey. I would like to express my appreciation to MIDA, MRANTI and MDEC for their support.” Tho Lye Yit, Vice President, Design, Bridge Data Centres, said, “The state-of-the-art facility will feature sustainable features, energy-efficient power and cooling technology and multiple network connectivity to ensure uninterrupted operations and optimal performance.” About Bridge Data Centres Bridge Data Centres (BDC) is a leading provider of data centre solutions in Asia Pacific. with presence in Malaysia, India and Thailand. A subsidiary of NASDAQ-listed Chindata Group, BDC has data centre operations in Malaysia, India and Thailand. With a commitment to innovation and excellence, our mission is to deliver the highest level of speed, reliability and performance to our customers, with built-to-suit data centre services ranging from planning, design, construction to operations. Bridge Data Centres is committed to achieve carbon neutrality in all hyperscale data centres by 2040. For more information, please visit www.bridgedatacentres.com and follow BDC on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/bridgedc/ Media Enquiries: Bridge Data Centres Stephanie Tong@email About MRANTI The Malaysian Research Accelerator for Technology and Innovation- MRANTI, a convergence of Technology Park Malaysia (TPM Corp) and the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC) is Malaysia’s central research commercialisation agency that fast-tracks the development of technology innovations from ideas to impact. MRANTI serves as a connector, incubator and catalyst to enable early-stage ideation to mature entities to commercialise and scale. MRANTI offers innovators and industry access to world-class integrated infrastructure, programmes, services, facilities and a suite of resources. In doing so, MRANTI aims to expand Malaysia’s funnel of innovation supply, and unlock new R&D value by ensuring effective transitions in the commercialisation lifecycle. It will also link academia with industry and the public sector to streamline market-driven R&D efforts for mission-based outcomes. MRANTI is headquartered at MRANTI Park, an extensive 686 acre 4IR innovation hub in Kuala Lumpur, supporting the growth of smart manufacturing, biotech, agritech, smart city, green tech and enabling technology clusters. For more information, please visit https://mranti.my/ Media Enquiries: MRANTI Strategic CommunicationFazlyn Kamal@email (+6012-3033646) Syafieqa Satria @email (+6017-395 1088) Syarifah Farhana@email (+6019-222 0292) About MIDA MIDA is Malaysia’s government’s principal investment promotion and development agency under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to oversee and drive investments into the manufacturing and services sectors in Malaysia. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, MIDA has 12 regional and 20 overseas offices. MIDA continues to the strategic partner to businesses in seizing the opportunities arising from the technology revolution of this era. For more information, please visit www.mida.gov.my and follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, TikTok and YouTube channel. About MDEC Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), a government agency under the purview of the Ministry of Communications and Digital, was established in 1996 to lead Malaysia’s digital economy. Beginning with the implementation of the MSC Malaysia initiative, we have since then catalysed digital transformation and growth all over the nation. By offering greater incentives and governance for growth and re-investment, we aspire to bolster Malaysia’s status as the digital hub of ASEAN, opening new doors and driving shared prosperity for all Malaysians.