May 2

Microsoft Announces US $2.2 Billion Investment to Fuel Malaysia’s Cloud and AI Transformation

Today, Microsoft announced it will invest US$2.2 billion over the next four years to support Malaysia’s digital transformation – the single largest investment in its 32-year history in the country. 

Microsoft’s investment includes: 

  • building cloud and AI infrastructure in Malaysia 
  • creating AI skilling opportunities for an additional 200,000 people in Malaysia 
  • strengthening its partnership with the Government of Malaysia to establish a national AI Centre of Excellence and enhance the nation’s cybersecurity capabilities 
  • supporting the growth of Malaysia’s developer community. 

Photo courtesy of Mike Mozart.

Source: Microsoft (link opens in a new window)

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