Putrajaya has given conditional approvals to cloud service providers, namely Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Telekom Malaysia (TM) to build and manage hyper-scale data centres as well as for the provision of hybrid cloud services.
The investments into the cloud service providers will be over RM12 billion over the next five years.
“We are pleased to be selected to join the Cloud Service Provider Panel for the Government of Malaysia by the Malaysian Administrative Modernization and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU). We continue to focus on listening to our customers’ needs in Malaysia, and inventing on their behalf. We’re ready to support the Government of Malaysia in their vision to transform the nation into a digital economy,” Tan Lee Chew, Managing Director, Worldwide Public Sector, ASEAN – Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Three local ICT companies has also been appointed as manage service providers (MSP), namely Enfrasys Solution Sdn Bhd , Prestariang Systems Sdn Bhd dan Cloud Connect Sdn Bhd, which will manage the CSP services for the public sector.
The Government is aiming for the migration of 80 percent of public data into the hybrid cloud system by end 2022.