“Hub de la tech” en Arabie saoudite

Le géant américain serait en discussion avec Aramco, la compagnie pétrolière publique saoudienne, afin de construire des data centers en Arabie saoudite. Ce partenariat pourrait s’inscrire dans le plan “Vision 2030”, un programme de réformes du gouvernement saoudien pour sortir de sa dépendance à la rente pétrolière.

 

Alphabet CEO Larry Page has reportedly been talking with the Saudi Arabian government about building a “tech hub” in the Middle East. Ethan Miller/Getty Images Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is reportedly in talks with Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company Aramco about building a “tech hub” in the Middle East. According to The Wall Street Journal, Alphabet would build data centers in the region. While a joint venture with Alphabet isn’t directly tied to Aramco’s plans to go public, The Journal notes that the oil company could use the partnership to entice investors.