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.
“NITC 2020 marks the 38th annual event of the NITC which has a rich history of bringing together the biggest players in the Sri Lankan ICT market” said Thushera Kawdawatta, CEO of Axiata Digital Labs. “CSSL brings together the most eminent players in the industry, and as the Exclusive Innovation Partner, Axiata Digital Labs is very excited to join forces with all the ground-breaking innovations that NITC will unveil this year. Axiata Digital Labs will also showcase several of its own products and service offerings that enables a sustainable digital society, as per this year’s NITC theme” he added.
Prabath S. Wickramaratne, President, CSSL commented: “As Sri Lanka’s apex body for ICT professionals, we at CSSL are extremely delighted that Axiata Digital Labs, a premier innovative software and solutions provider, has come forward to partner with Sri Lanka’s longest-running flagship ICT event, the NITC. CSSL is widely regarded as both the “voice” of IT industry and a “key player” in ICT development in Sri Lanka.”
About Axiata Digital Labs
Founded in 2019, Axiata Digital Labs is an innovative software service provider offering telco focused digital and IT services and solutions that enable individuals, enterprises, associates, and society as a whole. With over 800 professionals spread across seven countries, ADL helps global customers in the space of telecommunications, digital services & financial services. Axiata Digital Labs is the technology hub of Axiata Group Berhad Malaysia, one of the leading telecommunication groups in Asia.
The Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL), established in 1976, is the apex body representing Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professionals in Sri Lanka.
It is a rallying point for ICT professionals throughout the country. It espouses the shared vision of over thousands of individuals ranging from ICT practitioners, academics, and policymakers to other professionals in diverse fields and members of the business community. It promotes professionalism among those engaged in ICT and maintains the highest professional standards among the Information and Communication Technology fraternity. The CSSL is a member of the South East Asia Regional Computer Confederation (SEARCC) and International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP). Locally, it is a member of the Organization for Professional Associations (OPA). Today, the CSSL is widely regarded as both the “voice” of this influential industry segment and a “key player” in ICT development, nationally.
Image Caption:Image 1- From left: Liara Ibrahim Marketing Manager of ADL, Sanharsha Jayatissa Associate Vice President – Global Operations and Client Services of ADL), Thushera Kawdawatta CEO of ADL, Prabath S. Wickramaratne President of CSSL, Dr. Ajantha Athukorale Treasurer of CSSL, Heshan Karunaratne Conference Chair /Asst.