Chinese IT manufacturing giant Huawei plans to invest $15 million to set up OpenLab Bangkok to provide one-stop support to enterprises’ information and communication technology infrastructure, the company told local media last week.

This will be its seventh OpenLab after it launched in Suzhou, Mexico, Munich, Singapore, Johannesburg and Dubai. The new lab will be located at G Tower with total space of 2,000 square metres, which will be the largest lab outside China.

David Sun, president and chief executive officer of Southeast Asia region at Huawei Technologies said that this investment will be in line with the Thai government’s policy to drive digital transformation in the country.

OpenLab Bangkok will facilitate Huawei’s joint innovation and solution launches with its customers and partners in Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries, including the development of smart cities, public safety, smart grids, finance, education, transport, and Internet service providers.

The new lab will cooperate with more than 40 international and local partners such SAP, Microsoft, Chulalongkorn…

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