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First of Its Kind - IBM sets up Internet of things (IoT) Centre of Excellence (CoE) at APU

“Technological innovation is indeed important to economic growth and the enhancement of human possibilities.” – Leon Kass

In accordance to APU & IBM Malaysia’s efforts to develop, facilitate and promote the Internet of Things (IoT) education, a Centre of Excellence (CoE) has been established at APU. This first of its kind IoT Centre of Excellence in Malaysia will further extend the power of cognitive computing to the billions of connected devices, sensors and systems that comprise the IoT.

Under this establishment, APU will develop, facilitate and promote the IoT education through cloud-based IoT infrastructure used by students, researchers and our faculty members. Concurrently, IBM will also provide relevant IoT resources, training and assistance in building the workforce in APU and equipping APU with current expertise in line with the latest industry requirements, as well as prepare students to meet future industry requirements.

 

The Internet of Things (IoT) is predicted to have an economic impact of more than $11 trillion by 2025.  IBM, a global innovation leader in Internet of Things, is working to accelerate the development of cognitive IoT solutions and services in order to help clients an d partners make sense of the growing volume and variety of data in a physical world that is rapidly becoming digitized.

The establishment of this CoE will assist APU to create a multidisciplinary learning and research environment in the field of IoT and related disciplines, including Advanced Analytics, Cloud Computing, Mobile Development and Embedded Systems. The establishment of this partnership also brings us forward in learning and delivering the latest technological skills to our students. We look forward to see amazing outcomes of this partnership in the future.