Microsoft's $3.2 Billion AI Investment in Sweden

4 June 2024
2024-06-04 10:07

Microsoft announced a $3.2 billion investment in cloud and AI infrastructure in Sweden over two years, its largest investment in the country.

The plan includes training 250,000 people by 2027 and expanding capacity at three data centers. Microsoft's president, Brad Smith, highlighted Sweden's green energy policy as a key factor.

Similar AI investments have been announced in France and Japan. In Sweden, Microsoft will provide over 20,000 GPUs for AI model training and enhance data centers in Sandviken, Gavle, and Staffanstorp. Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson noted this investment could spur further developments.

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