ARTIFICIAL Intelligence (AI) chip producer Nvidia Corp is alleged to be in talks with Malaysian firm YTL Energy to construct AI information centres in Malaysia.
Reuters reported the matter by sources earlier immediately, proper earlier than Nvidia’s CEO and founder Jensen Huang met a number of representatives from the Malaysian media on his first go to immediately.
When requested, Huang didn’t deny the matter, but highlighted that Malaysia may very well be a wonderful information centre infrastructure hub for Southeast Asia.
“Conventional information centres are designed to carry information, however the brand new AI information centres are basically AI factories, the place uncooked information can be refined and reworked to beneficial information.
“Malaysia is a really robust manufacturing nation, and I imagine your nation has a singular benefit to doubtlessly turn into a wonderful information centre know-how hub for Nvidia within the Southeast Asia area,” he informed reporters in a media round-table session in Kuala Lumpur immediately.
In response to Reuters, the potential tie-up would come with collaborating on cloud infrastructure, and is prone to be anchored at YTL’s information centre advanced in Johor.
When requested, Huang declined to verify or deny the report. He, nevertheless, identified that Malaysia had “terrific corporations”, corresponding to YTL and Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas), which may very well be glorious companions to construct information centre infrastructure.
“YTL is a unprecedented firm, with unbelievable management and legacy. YTL understands information centre infrastructure. It could be our privilege to work with them.
“Having stated that, I gained’t be capable to affirm something immediately (Friday),” he stated.
The Edge reported YTL Energy Worldwide Bhd, by its unit YTL Information Middle Holdings Pte Ltd, had beforehand introduced plans to develop a 500MW information centre park dubbed the “Inexperienced Information Middle Park”, with an estimated funding of RM15 billion spanning seven years.
The corporate will make investments about RM1.5 billion within the first part of the venture, which is able to function a knowledge centre facility with a 72MW capability. The venture is predicted to be prepared by March subsequent 12 months.
Huang can be scheduled to satisfy with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim immediately after assembly with YTL Energy executives earlier within the morning.
He met Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong yesterday. – TMR / pic TMR FILE