(photo) Yogananthan S, Site Head of IT Services Cyberjaya, and VP Business Relations for IT Services, Asia Pacific, Deutsche Post DHL Group; Dato’ Ng Wan Peng, Chief Operating Officer, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and Alexander Pilař, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, IT Services, Deutsche Post DHL Group at the announcement of DHL’s investment for their IT Services Data Center.
DHL is planning to invest nearly RM1.5 billion (EUR296.7) between now and 2020 to futher develop its IT Services Data Centre in Cyberjaya, creating further opportunities for emerging IT talent in Malaysia and around the region. The centre has already provided critical IT infrastructure, business application development and support for the company’s Asia Pacific and global operations over the past 20 years.
“Digitalisation plays an increasingly strategic role in helping global logistics networks achieve the speed, reliability and accuracy needed to keep pace with today’s demands. The investment we have made in Cyberjaya demonstrates our commitment towards enhancing our capabilities and helping our customers improve their market positions,” states Alexander Pilař, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, IT Services, Deutsche Post DHL Group.
A team of more than 1,440 employees ensure the Cyberjaya IT Services Centre delivers 24/7 IT support across all DHL divisions, namely DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding, DHL Supply Chain and DHL eCommerce operations. It serves as a platform which DHL hopes to strengthen and level the playing field for talent, particularly for women looking to succeed in IT.
Meanwhile, Yogananthan S., Site Head of IT Services Cyberjaya and VP of Business Relations for IT Services, Asia Pacific, Deutsche Post DHL Group adds: “Over the past 20 years we’ve focused on not only building up the local IT talent market in a way that encourages diversity and equal opportunity for all. These values are not only at the core of DHL’s corporate culture, they also play a crucial role in how we effectively we serve our global ‘customer’ base in more than 220 countries and territories.”
Additionally, the IT Service Data Centre in Cyberjaya plans to invest in a range of platform renewals and technical innovations through to 2020, including adoption of hybrid cloud, and higher-efficiency or renewable energy sources.