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IE Singapore facilitates partnership to offer IoT Facilities Management Solution in overseas markets

IE Singapore facilitates partnership to offer IoT Facilities Management Solution in overseas markets

International Enterprise (IE) Singapore has facilitated
a partnership between Certis Group (Certis) and Eutech Cybernetic Pte Ltd (Eutech)
to offer Singapore’s first IoT (Internet of Things) Facilities Management (iFM)
solution in identified markets.

The new iFM solution enables facility owners to centrally
manage and integrate building operations, optimising energy consumption,
physical security, maintenance, health and safety, space, and tenant services.

Growing abroad

Certis is a leading integrated security firm in Asia Pacific
and the Middle East, while Eutech is a Singapore headquartered SME focusing on
the design, development and implementation of software for the Digital
Workplace, Smart Buildings and IoT. IE Singapore recognised the growth needs and
complementary strengths of the companies and connected them to jointly work on
the newly launched iFM solution announced today.

Following the launch in Singapore, Certis and Eutech will
scale up this new iFM platform abroad. Under the partnership, Certis and Eutech
will target new business segments in Australia and Hong Kong together.

Both companies will be able to leverage Certis Group's
global presence in Australia and Hong Kong and its existing customer base to
make inroads into facilities management across industries in the two markets. Tapping
Certis Group’s network, Eutech can develop a track record for its comprehensive
smart city management solutions.

IE Singapore is partnering both companies through the
introduction of smart city leads in Australia, Hong Kong and other key markets.
IE Singapore also provided financial assistance for Eutech's recent rebranding
exercise for its iviva smart city platform.

Key Features and
Benefits of the new iFM solution

Eutech’s proprietary data management software – iviva will
be applied on Certis Group’s iFM platform. iviva seeks to transforms the way
smart buildings are designed, implemented and operated. The recent addition of Building
Information Modelling to ivivia enables the creation of a digital twin of the
building – a complete digital replica of a smart building’s spaces, assets, systems
and processes.

Facility owners will be able to implement predictive
maintenance systems to reduce energy and water consumption in its
infrastructure through the iFM solution. The mobile facility management
dashboard allows users to find out at a glance which utilities are consuming
more energy and water than required, allowing them to reduce usage or rectify
any faults or discrepancies in the system.

The solution also allows facility owners to reduce manpower
required and increase operational efficiencies in security, cleaning,
maintenance and operations through the use of smart technologies – IoT devices,
Big Data, Cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Visitors are tracked in real-time throughout their journey
in the building, and their behaviours and preferences analysed in real-time through
pattern analytics and AI. This enables facility owners to anticipate and prevent
security breaches by constructing the risk profiles of visitors and detecting
anomalies.

With the new system in place, both security and non-security
officers including cleaners, maintenance personnel and receptionists will
perform less monotonous and routine tasks, as they pick up new skills and take
on a higher value role. Their job scope can also be expanded so that they can perform
multiple roles in a day, increasing work efficiency and productivity.

Mr Kow Juan Tiang, Coordinating Group Director,
Environmental & Infrastructure Solutions & Technology Business Group,
IE Singapore, said, “Our SMEs have innovative solutions but their lack of
overseas track record often makes it difficult for them to break into new
markets. This collaboration enables an industry leader and an SME to leverage
each other’s strengths. Certis is adopting Eutech’s niche technology solution
to enhance its services while Eutech can gain from Certis’ wide market reach.
We hope to facilitate more of such partnerships to help our companies expand
overseas effectively.”

IE Singapore has been facilitating similar partnerships
between Singapore-based industry leading companies and local SMEs. In another
example from last year, Surbana Jurong partnered
with two SMEs, iFocus Pte. Ltd. (a hardware company) and S3 Innovate Pte. Ltd.
(a data visualisation company) to clinch their first lift monitoring project in
Guangzhou city. SJ’s  Smart
City in a Box
™ serves as the platform, while iFocus and S3 Innovate provide
hardware (sensors) for lift monitoring and user-friendly data visualisation
respectively.

“The partnership between Certis Group, EuTech and IE
Singapore is pivotal for us to expand our technological capability in IoT
Facilities Management in both the local and global markets. Building on our
core capabilities in security, the IoT FM is an outcome-based approach that
will strategically enhance our current service offerings and provide
unparalleled value to facility owners in the long run,” added Mr Joseph CP Tan,
Senior Managing Director, Certis Technology Services.

Mr Hari Gunasingham, CEO, Eutech, shared, “We are at the
cusp of a digital transformation of the S$13 billion global construction
industry. We believe that our iviva technology will be a key enabler of this
transformation, especially in the field of Smart Buildings.”

“The collaboration with a big company like Certis enables us
to leverage each other’s capabilities and we hope to deliver this solution to
other markets through their reach. These Smart Building services are easy to
deploy as a Cloud service to any building in Singapore or overseas. It is a
game changer that brings enormous value to owners and operators of buildings
enabling them to reduce significant costs and deliver better services to their
tenants.”

PARTNER

Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. A private company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves more than 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.

PARTNER

CTC Global Singapore, a premier end-to-end IT solutions provider, is a fully owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) and ITOCHU Corporation.

Since 1972, CTC has established itself as one of the country’s top IT solutions providers. With 50 years of experience, headed by an experienced management team and staffed by over 200 qualified IT professionals, we support organizations with integrated IT solutions expertise in Autonomous IT, Cyber Security, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Well-known for our strengths in system integration and consultation, CTC Global proves to be the preferred IT outsourcing destination for organizations all over Singapore today.

PARTNER

Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. Our solutions enable organizations to connect the business from ideas to impact, empowering companies to accelerate the achievement of what matters most. Planview’s full spectrum of Portfolio Management and Work Management solutions creates an organizational focus on the strategic outcomes that matter and empowers teams to deliver their best work, no matter how they work. The comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,300 employees supporting 4,500 customers and 2.6 million users worldwide. For more information, visit www.planview.com.

SUPPORTING ORGANISATION

SIRIM is a premier industrial research and technology organisation in Malaysia, wholly-owned by the Minister​ of Finance Incorporated. With over forty years of experience and expertise, SIRIM is mandated as the machinery for research and technology development, and the national champion of quality. SIRIM has always played a major role in the development of the country’s private sector. By tapping into our expertise and knowledge base, we focus on developing new technologies and improvements in the manufacturing, technology and services sectors. We nurture Small Medium Enterprises (SME) growth with solutions for technology penetration and upgrading, making it an ideal technology partner for SMEs.

PARTNER

HashiCorp provides infrastructure automation software for multi-cloud environments, enabling enterprises to unlock a common cloud operating model to provision, secure, connect, and run any application on any infrastructure. HashiCorp tools allow organizations to deliver applications faster by helping enterprises transition from manual processes and ITIL practices to self-service automation and DevOps practices. 

PARTNER

IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and business services provider. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently and securely. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM’s legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity and service.

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