Utusan in partnership with Primainfo and its Indian partners
KUALA LUMPUR: Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd is strengthening its information technology (IT) business after sealing a partnership for cooperation yesterday.
The Malay daily signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Primainfo Technologies Sdn Bhd (PTSB) and the latter’s strategic business partners from India, Krishna Industrial Corp Ltd (KIC) and Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT), to diversify business portfolios subsequent to the company’s involvement in several technologybased projects recently.
“The MoU will offer access to the services of software development expertise to strengthen Utusan’s IT businesses over the next three years,” said the daily in a statement yesterday.
“The effort is also in line with the paper’s new business direction as it continues to be a diversified media company in the country.”
PTSB is a local IT consulting and services company that provides solutions for a dynamic environment and focuses on new ways of doing business that combine IT innovation while leveraging on the company’s existing IT assets.
KIC provides high-end IT, technical consulting and product development services while CIT is a reputable institution of higher learning in India that specialises in the field of engineering and technology.
Present at the signing ceremony were Utusan group managing director Datuk Mohd Noordin Abbas, KIC managing director and CIT chairman Dr SRK Prasad, and PTSB managing director Suresh Raj Krishnan.