MELAKA SMART CITY
Huawei and Melaka ICT Holdings Collaborate to Contribute to the Smart City Initiative
Huawei Malaysia recently announced that it has signed Notes of Understanding (NoU) with Melaka ICT Holdings, to collaborate and contribute towards to the Smart City initiative in Malaysia.
“The Smart City initiative is part of the bigger technology infrastructure and economic development blueprint in Malaysia. Melaka ICT Holdings is proud to contribute as the nation gears up towards its Smart City initiatives. Leveraging on Huawei’s ICT industry expertise, cutting edge end-to-end security and innovative technology solutions and our local reach, we are set up for success in this endeavor,” said Datuk Wizan Abdul Ghani, Deputy Chairman of Melaka ICT Holding Sdn Bhd.
Huawei first launched its Smart City solutions in Malaysia during the company’s two-day ICT roadshow earlier in the year. Currently, it has a regional hub and 11 data centers, and 2,300 staff in Malaysia – 75 percent of whom are recruited locally.
“Smart City is set to be the next big milestone in Malaysia’s digital infrastructure development after the successful High Speed Broadband project. We are proud to have been at the center of this transformation, partnering with public and private sectors along the way. Our commitment to Malaysia’s digital infrastructure and nation building initiatives continues to grow, as indicated by today’s announcement,” said Abraham Liu, CEO of Huawei Malaysia, at the event.
He added that Malaysia has the potential to leverage technology for public services and safety, and Malaysia also has the potential to be a bellwether in sustainable Smart Country initiatives in the ASEAN region.
(From left to right) Datuk Wizan Abdul Ghani, Deputy Chairman of Melaka ICT Holding Sdn Bhd, and Fan Jun, COO of Huawei Malaysia.