Global digital infrastructure firm DigitalBridge has created a Southeast Asia-focused edge data centre platform and acquired an ownership stake in a Malaysia-based data centre operator.

The NYSE-listed company said has invested an undisclosed amount on behalf of its funds to buy the stake in AIMS Group from TIME dotCom Berhad.

AIMS Group’s Kuala Lumpur flagship Menara AIMS facility anchors the Malaysia Internet Exchange. The company also operates a purpose-built data centre campus in Cyberjaya and a new facility in downtown Bangkok.

Justin Chang, managing director and head of Asia for DigitalBridge, said: “DigitalBridge’s expertise in investing, building, and operating data centres to the highest standards aligns perfectly with AIMS’ next stage of development.

”AIMS is a leading operator in the region poised for significant growth, with a strong management team, a robust development pipeline and considerable expansion capacity. This is a terrific platform for DigitalBridge, and we are excited to partner with TDC, which has a long heritage of building connectivity-linked businesses across Southeast Asia.”

Edge data centres are small data centres located close to a network’s edge. 

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