Sunway Berhad which has been adopting technology for all its business entities is further entrenching into the space with an MOU between its subsidiary Sunway Shared Services Sdn Bhd, and Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (Huawei) to explore a collaboration to develop and advance the Sunway Digital Innovation Programme.
According to Sunway, the aim of this collaboration is to explore the potential for Huawei to drive new digital service initiatives through the Sunway Digital Innovation Programme that is put in place to advance the digital transformation initiative throughout Sunway Group. The group one of Malaysia’s largest conglomerate has 13 business divisions, including townships and living laboratory Sunway City Kuala Lumpur as the testbed for innovative solutions. The proposed collaboration will see both parties explore developments in the areas of FinTech, Big Data, Machine Learning, Digital Growth Platforms, Go-To-Market Enablement as well as Cloud Infrastructure Modernisation, leveraging Huawei’s advanced technology, ecosystem, and digital innovation capabilities.
Sunway Shared Services currently manages all IT support functions for the business divisions including standardisation, consolidation and optimisation of IT resources within the Group.
“Sunway is pleased to partner with Huawei to further accelerate our digital transformation efforts throughout the Group, in line with the Industrial 4.0 revolution” said Sunway Group President Tan Sri Chew Chee Kin.
Commenting on the partnership, Huawei Malaysia CEO Michael Yuan said “This Sunway Digital Innovation Programme is certainly the right move, as digitalisation will make the organisation more relevant and more competitive than ever before in this digital age.”
Huawei Malaysia Vice President of Cloud and AI Lim Chee Siong emphasised the importance of maximising new digital solutions as a way to advance in the New Normal that is fuelled by innovation.