Building on its commitment to Malaysia’s transformation into a Smart Digital Nation, Huawei launched the Customer Solution Innovation & Integration Experience Center (CSIC) here in Cyberjaya. Y.B. Datuk Seri Dr. Mohd Salleh Said Keruak, Minister of Communications & Multimedia Malaysia was there to inaugurate the facility at the event.

Driving the future of the all connected world are applications and experience, and Huawei CISC is a global network of dedicated and global innovative state-of-the-art experience labs that allow interested parties to experience, architect, validate and build information and communication technology (ICT) solutions and applications. The showcase at CSIC aggregates over 120 global reference applications and services from Huawei’s clients and research & development (R&D) labs. Building on Malaysia’s ICT Hub aspirations, Huawei’s new Cyberjaya installation serves strategically as the southern pacific regional innovation center.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Huawei Malaysia CEO, Abraham Liu said, “Malaysia has been making tremendous progress in ICT development namely under Vision 2020 guidelines. The high speed broadband (HSBB) network has laid a solid foundation for the smart digital nation development. We are very pleased to see that the Malaysian government has set the vision of smart digital nation by launching the “IoT Roadmap” and the Smart Community Initiatives. However, to achieve smart digital nation and regional ICT hub status, the need for the industry to be smarter and faster is pivotal now more than ever. CSIC as an integrated ICT experience platform will boost the transformation speed of the way we govern, conduct businesses, live, work and play.”

In conjunction with the CISC opening, Huawei also launched a paper entitled “Accelerating A Smart Digital, Building A Better Connected World.” The paper explores the ICT strategies towards a Smart Digital Nation. A combination of top down and bottoms up methodologies are recommended for the smart framework implementation approach. The paper also outlines the ICT infrastructure to enable the adoption of smart applications.