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New IT delivery centre and Infinity Lab in Penang

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A digital transformation solutions company recently announced the launch of its first Infinity Lab in Southeast Asia and its third delivery centre in Malaysia at Penang.

The new office is located at the Mini-Circuits campus and is UST Global’s second office in Penang.

Infinity Labs is the company’s network of innovation labs, spanning various countries including the US, UK, India and now Malaysia. The Penang lab is focused on innovation-driven problem solving to support business-led digital transformations that deliver breakthrough results at both speed and scale.

Through this initiative, Malaysia’s technologists and engineers will now have an opportunity to solve critical business problems for the firm’s Fortune 500 and Global 2000 customers.

This will be done by tapping into Infinity Labs’ more than 30 Digital Innovation capabilities across domains like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Augmented Reality/Mixed Reality (AR/MR), Robotic Process Automation, Internet of Things, Blockchain, Cyber-security, Advanced Analytics, and Big Data Engineering.

The firm has spun-off several focused products, platforms and start-ups.

The inauguration was officiated by the Chief Minister of Penang; the CEO of MDEC; the CEO of the IT firm; the COO of the IT firm; the Chairman of the Malaysia GBS Focus Group as well as the IT firm’s country head for Malaysia.

It was noted that proposition of Malaysia as a research and development (R&D) hub for digital technology and services will accelerate Malaysia’s strengths and efforts to develop digitally-skilled Malaysians, digitally-powered businesses and continue to attract digital investments into the country.

The launch of the Infinity Labs in Penang marks an important milestone for the country’s digital economy and confirmed the attractiveness of Malaysia as the heart of Digital ASEAN to multinational companies looking for strategic investment destinations in this region.

MDEC vowed to continue to work with the firm as a strategic partner to ensure its continued growth as it contributes significantly to the Malaysian digital economy.

One of the firm’s heads stated that the firm is excited at the potential of innovation and ideas that will emerge at this new centre in Malaysia.

The company’s own innovation lab will bring customer-centric solutions to reality through breakthrough technologies. Malaysia has a dynamic ecosystem with world-class resources in Penang, making it the perfect centre to expand the firm’s work and create cutting edge technologies and solutions.

The Infinity Lab aims to bring the best of the firm’s and Malaysian academia as well as the start-up ecosystem together in Infinity lab to fix complex business problems using the latest world-class technology and Innovation.

The setting up of this lab helps to support the growth of the innovation ecosystem in Southeast Asia and build momentum for growth plans in the region.

The aim is to transform lives and leverage local Malaysian talent in addition to providing opportunities for University graduates and IT experts keen on harnessing their technology skills.

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