HUAWEI MALAYSIA AND SERBA DINAMIK JOIN HANDS AS PARTNERS IN DIGITALIZATION
Partnership to focus on developing innovative solutions to drive digital transformation in urban and rural Malaysia
(L-R) Datuk Haji Abdul Kadier bin Sahib, Chairman of Serba Dinamik; Dato’ Dr. Ir. Ts. Mohd Abdul Karim Bin Abdullah, Group Managing Director and CEO of Serba Dinamik; Mr. Lim Chee Siong, Cloud & AI Vice President of Huawei Malaysia; Mr. Michael Yuan, CEO of Huawei Malaysia at the MoU signing ceremony.
[Kuala Lumpur, September 25, 2020] Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (Huawei) and Serba Dinamik Group Berhad (Serba Dinamik) have teamed up to explore and develop innovative digital solutions as well as to jointly establish a digital industry and Smart Campuses in Malaysia.
The digital industry will include a digital platform for education, a smart living ecosystem and automation for manufacturing.
Both parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Friday, September 25 at DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur, marking the start of a partnership that aims to cover the following areas:
· To jointly develop digital solutions through the adoption of Huawei Cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology.
· Commercialize and jointly innovate to build a digital industry and Smart Campuses in Malaysia.
· Establish go-to-market programs in relation to enterprise digital transformation, Smart Campus planning and AI training programs.
· Jointly explore, design and execute cloud-based connectivity device solutions for commercial deployment.
The MoU aims to bring about digital transformation of the oil and gas industry, innovative IT solutions on Cloud and to reach the unreached by digitally enabling those in rural areas, as well as to look into setting up smart industry areas in Sarawak and Johor.
“Huawei’s vision and mission is to bring digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected and intelligent world. We believe that through this partnership with Serba Dinamik, we will be able to drive ubiquitous connectivity and bring Cloud and AI solutions to every corner of Malaysia, reaching the previously unreached,” said Michael Yuan, CEO of Huawei Malaysia.
“Huawei is one of the players in the industry that is able to provide a complete set of end-to-end ICT solutions, the essential building blocks in creating Smart Campuses. These solutions include a cutting-edge combination of cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, big data analysis and AI. Our Huawei Cloud and AI solutions will provide easy to use platforms and a solid technological foundation for Serba Dinamik and Huawei to jointly develop digital solutions,” said Yuan, adding that partnerships like these are crucial for the success of such initiatives.
Huawei and Serba Dinamik will collaborate as technology partners towards realizing their vision for the ICT sector in Malaysia.
CEO of Serba Dinamik Group Berhad, Dato’ Dr. Ir. Ts. Mohd Abdul Karim Bin Abdullah said the two companies will collaborate to develop a strong cloud and AI ecosystem to drive innovation and talent development in the region.
Commenting on the partnership, Dato’ Karim said, "We are excited to establish this groundbreaking partnership between Serba Dinamik and Huawei. The combined expertise and technical capabilities of the two companies will build a strong foundation to position Serba Dinamik as an AI innovation hub.”
“This is an exciting time for Serba Dinamik as we continue our international expansion plan. We are developing a strong foothold in the region and this agreement is an important step for us as we further establish our presence in Asia."
Dato’ Karim also mentioned that as part of the arrangement, both companies have set up a joint working group to develop Smart Campus innovations in Malaysia by providing strategic and technical expertise.
“We are continuing to increase our market share through new as well as existing contracts both domestically and internationally despite the volatile market. On top of that, we have also provided value-added solutions by adopting IR 4.0 elements to help asset owners achieve better performance and productivity, such as with the use of AI and data analytics pillars,” he said during the MoU signing ceremony today.
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) Vice President of Investment Development Hew Wee Choong hailed the collaboration between both companies as key to providing the support that businesses now need to overcome this new era of disruption. He said that this is a partnership that MDEC is fully appreciative of and that he looks forward to the success of this collaboration.
“As the world is now more appreciative of what digital transformation can do to push forward economic development, it is now more apparent that industries and organizations need to be digitally transformed if they want to be more agile, efficient, dynamic and competitive. This partnership demonstrates a remarkable collaboration between a world-renowned technology company and a leading Malaysian company that strives to build digital platforms that help businesses to understand and embrace the need to go digital,” Hew said, adding that partnerships like these are in line with MDEC’s goals to establish and grow a vibrant local digital ecosystem and reinforce Malaysia's role as the digital heart of ASEAN.
Also present during the MoU signing ceremony was The National Tech Association of Malaysia (PIKOM) Deputy Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of SEATech Ventures Corp Dato’ Sean Seah; Chairman of Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd Dato’ Abdul Kadier Bin Sahib; Serba Dinamik IT Solutions Sdn Bhd Chief Technology Officer Kalaikovan Antony; and Huawei Malaysia Cloud & AI Vice President Lim Chee Siong.
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About Serba Dinamik
Serba Dinamik has become a global brand, consisting of international energy services group of companies that provide engineering services & solutions, ranging from Operation & Maintenance (O&M), Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPCC) as well as other supporting products and services. In taking its O&M services within Malaysia to new heights, Serba Dinamik has also commenced the development of Integrated Energy Hub in Bintulu and Pengerang eco-Industrial Park to create efficient industrial ecosystem.
Serba Dinamik leads the Industrial Revolution 4.0 via its expansion into Digitalization, Innovation and Technology initiatives through wide arrays offerings such as SMART Maintenance with Mixed Reality Solution, Qwik Pay, Halal2Go, NidCert, EasyBuyBye and a few other smart applications. The latest IT projects, Block 7 Innovation Hub in Abu Dhabi will feature some information technology systems developed in-house by Serba Dinamik. For more information, please visit Serba Dinamik online at www.e-serbadk.com/
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