Business and Economics
Axiata Digital Labs is the Exclusive Innovation Partnership for 2020 National IT Conference

Axiata Digital Labs announced recently that they have entered into a partnership with the Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) as a sponsor of the National IT Conference 2020 (NITC 2020). With this partnership, Axiata Digital Labs will become the Exclusive Innovation Partner of NITC 2020, the longest-running IT event in Sri Lanka.As one of Asia’s fastest-growing and most innovative software and IT service providers, Axiata Digital Labs’ synergistic partnership with CSSL for NITC 2020 significantly lifts the profile of the NITC series.  A subsidiary of Malaysian telecommunication conglomerate, Axiata Group Berhard, Axiata Digital Labs provides a range of IT software, solutions, and services including IoT, Cloud Computing, API Management & Microservices, Data Analytics & AI, and UI + UX Consultancy.

The National IT Conference is the largest and longest-running IT Event in Sri Lanka and its 2020 event, NITC 2020, is slated to take place on October 14 & 15 at the Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo. Its organiser, CSSL, is the apex body representing Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals in Sri Lanka.


Huawei: Creating New Value with Synergy Across Five Tech Domains

HUAWEI CONNECT 2020 opened was held recently in Shanghai. HUAWEI CONNECT is an annual flagship event hosted by Huawei for the global ICT industry. It is a platform where Huawei discloses its major strategies.
In 2016, Huawei envisioned an intelligent world and called upon its partners worldwide to build a diverse and thriving Costa Rica-like ecosystem together. In 2017, Huawei announced its goal of becoming one of the world's five major cloud service providers. In 2018, Huawei revealed its AI strategy, and then in 2019 its computing strategy.

In 2020, as 5G has been rolled out at scale worldwide, connectivity, cloud, AI, computing, and industry applications have all come together to create unprecedented opportunities for the ICT sector. Therefore, the focus of this year's HUAWEI CONNECT is: Creating new value with synergy across five tech domains.

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Higher Diploma from Cardiff Metropolitan University UK at ICBT Campus

ICBT Campus the leader in private sector Higher Education has introduced another first by offering Higher Diplomas (HD) directly from a world-class UK University.

Cardiff Metropolitan University in the UK is collaborating with ICBT Campus to offer their own Higher Diplomas (HD) to Sri Lankan students. These HDs at British level 5 are academically controlled and quality assured by Cardiff Met University as internal UK qualifications.

Cardiff Met has been ranked 72nd in the Guardian University League Table 2021.

As this is a direct UK university qualification, students studying for Cardiff Metropolitan HDs at the ICBT Campus will have guaranteed pathways for further study in both Sri Lanka and overseas. ICBT Campus has pioneered many highly sought after and prestigious educational programmes in Sri Lanka. This direct UK University HD once again provides a unique opportunity to enroll in a UK university programme.

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