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Google to open $34m data centre in Taiwan?

23 Feb 2011

According to a report in The DigiTimes, the internet search giant Google is looking at investing US$34 million to open a data centre in central Taiwan.

Google has been rumoured to be scouting sites in Taiwan since 2008.

The US$34 million investment is tipped to be used to acquire a 15-hectare site in a government-developed industrial park to open a regional cloud computing data centre.

The industrial park is said to be located in a coastal area of central Taiwan.

According to the report, Google’s PR representatives in Taiwan declined to comment.

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