IBM begins doing business in Malaysia.

An IBM South Asia Education Center for IBM employees and customers is established in Kuala Lumpur.

The first IBM 059 card verifier exported from IBM Japan’s Chidoricho plant is shipped to Malaysia.

Malaysia Airlines selects IBM to operate and manage the airline’s IT infrastructure, application maintenance and development.

IBM announces the installation of Europe’s most powerful seismic supercomputer at Compagnie Génerale Géophysique (CGG), one of the world’s leaders in geophysical services. CGG will use the dual-core IBM BladeCenter JS21 to boost its worldwide computing capacity to a maximum of 113 teraflops and respond to the growing demand in the global petroleum industry. The new system is being deployed at CGG’s sites in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia; Massy, France; London, England; and Houston, Texas, United States.