Sedenak Tech Park to Attract More Data Center Investors to the State

SEDENAK, March 28 – The Sedenak Tech Park or STeP (previously known as Kulai Iskandar Data Exchange – KIDEX) is poised to attract more data center investors to the state of Johor.

The YAB Datuk Onn Hafiz Ghazi, Menteri Besar of Johor, during his site visit to STeP today, said that among the projects that are in the process of development and able to attract investment in the state is Sedenak Tech Park.

The new investments will help to revitalize the economic sector of the state, during the phase of transition to endemic which is expected to begin on April 1.

“Today I visited STeP to review the development progress of projects that are expected to attract investment, particularly from data management and computing related companies from within and outside the country."

"The STeP project also opens up 1,600 high-skilled job opportunities in the field of information technology (IT), the only sector that will be the catalyst for Johor's development to be offered to the people of Johor," he said in a post on his Facebook page, today.

STeP is developed by TPM Technopark Sdn Bhd, a company owned by Johor Corporation. The development project has the full support of Federal and State Government agencies such as the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC).

During his visit, the YAB Menteri Besar of Johor received briefings on the development and investment progress achieved at Sedenak Tech Park by Mr. Mohamad Salleh Mohamad Yusof, Managing Director of TPM Technopark, and Ir. Wan Murdani Mohamad, Director of the Digital Infrastructure and Services Division, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC).

The visit was also attended by state Exco members and senior state government officials, as well as representatives from state and central government agencies.