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i-City GT infusing IT throughout its components

i-City GT infusing IT throughout its components

15 Feb 2021

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): I-Bhd’s i-City Golden Triangle (i-City GT) in Shah Alam, Selangor is adopting cutting-edge technologies and 400G-capable network connectivity to leverage on this competitive advantage to widen its sphere of influence among leading players in the industry.

“By embedding elements of IT that is widespread within businesses of the service sector, i-City GT will be an ideal destination for global technology companies that are planning to relocate to Southeast Asia, particularly Malaysia, owing to its world-class infrastructure and readily-available pool of knowledge workers,” it said in a press statement.

“To further realise the group’s goal and transform i-City GT, partnerships are forged with technology leaders such as Huawei, HIKVision and SenseTime, as well as collaborations with global names like ServCorp of Australia, Hilton Group of the USA and Central Group of Thailand, in addition to the foreign direct investments attracted into Shah Alam.”

The developer also revealed that Sumurwang Tower, the new Green Building Index-certified Grade-A office tower, is the latest addition in i-City GT, where ABC (A-Artificial Intelligence, B-Big Data, C-Cloud Computing) and smart features are employed. It’s latest residential project, BeCentral, that is adjacent to Central i-City mall and neighbouring the DoubleTree by Hilton, employs facial recognition and QR codes for entry and car park access.

To further piggyback on this technology, an i-City SuperApp has been developed where functions are integrated for payments, parking and other services, it said.

i-City GT is spread across 72 acres of freehold parcel and has a gross development value of RM10 billion and comprises corporate towers, cyber office suites, serviced residences, hotels, data centres, a 1.5 million sq ft Central i-City shopping mall and a theme park.

Source: The Edge Markets