Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) company had unveiled their brand new Office in concurrence with the establishment of Customer Solutions Innovation and Integration Experience Center (CSIC). Both facilities are located at 16F, West Tower, World Trade Center in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The establishment of CSIC is one of Huawei further contributions to support Sri Lanka’s digital economy. .
The opening was patronized by Chief Guest, Hon. Harin Fernando, Minister of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure, Hon. Yang Zuoyuan, Economic and Commercial Counsellor of Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka and other government officials.
The newly-opened Huawei Customer Solutions Innovation & Integration Experience Center (CSIC) is a state-of-the-art center that enable customers to experience, architect, validate and build ICT solutions. CSIC is built on the concept of cloud and leading IT infrastructures, where customers can develop innovative ICT solutions, share Huawei global best practices and exchange ideas. It serves as a platform that enables joint innovation with customers based on their demands and business environments.
The CSIC is state-of-the-art center is furnished with 4K video, public safety demonstration devices, 120+ global show cases for business, technology and society. The center has been formulated with the aim of providing customers with an opportunity to experience, plan, authenticate and build ICT solutions.
Minister of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure Harin Fernando said, “As we progress to develop Sri Lanka to be a digitally empowered nation, the role of information communications technology becomes even more vital. The launch of the Huawei Customer Solutions Innovation and Integration Experience Center would further help us to innovate as we work together to bridge the digital divide and help the citizens enhance their living standards and quality of life.”
Customers will be exposed to global best practices, provide an avenue for idea exchange and business solution innovation. In addition to the strengthened network solutions, customers can also experience Huawei Enterprise Business innovative solutions such as safe city and the latest Huawei smart phones.
Compared to a traditional exhibition centre, the CSIC is built on the concept of Cloud. Huawei has incorporated its global resources to build a huge cloud which will include entities such as Huawei global best practices. The CSIC’s physical environment was also set up in a manner where the best infrastructure and most comfortable environment can be well-executed efficiently.
H.E. Yi Xianliang, Chinese Ambassador said:” The establishment of CSIC is the connections with the MOU that Sri Lanka government signed with Huawei during Hon. Prime Minister and I visited Huawei Headquarter in China last year. As a global leading ICT company, Huawei’s value and contribution will support ICT development in Sri Lanka. ”
Commenting on the opening, Mr. Shunli Wang Huawei Sri Lanka CEO said, “The establishment of CSIC is one of Huawei further contributions to support Sri Lanka’s digital economy and ICT development following the national broadband forum and Seeds For the Future program we organized last year. We are willing to share our global best practice and experience and work with the stakeholders to make innovations and support Sri Lanka to be a digitally empowered nation. We keep innovation and exploring new possibilities to drive the progress, and be openness to tap into collective wisdom.”