Malaysia-based property developer NCT Group of Companies (NCT Group) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft in Malaysia to support NCT Group in the digitalisation of the upcoming NCT Smart Industrial Park (NSIP) in Selangor.

The MoU is set to serve as a starting point for NCT Group to explore Microsoft’s trusted cloud network and advanced data management solutions for NCT and its future tenants at NSIP, NCT Group said in a statement.

According to the statement, NCT Group aims to collaborate with Microsoft to look into Internet of Things (IoT), data architecture, analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) along with edge computing, all of which will be beneficial to NSIP to drive efficiency and productivity. 

To encourage greater digital savviness for the tenants at NSIP, NCT Group intends to leverage Microsoft’s Enterprise Skilling Program to deliver hands-on training of Microsoft technologies.

Certified candidates will be awarded a globally recognized certification, testament to their digital competencies, while being part of the Microsoft MEET Community, which provides access to the latest news on employability and digital talent acquisition.

“NSIP is a visionary project, and it is our commitment to continuously explore new avenues that will enable us to add value to our business, in the best interest of our future tenants, 

“We are proud to explore this collaboration with Microsoft, a trusted technology player, as we build a smart, holistic, and comprehensive industrial park,” said Yap Ngan Choy, Founder and Group Managing Director of NCT Group.

Meanwhile, K Raman, Managing Director of Microsoft Malaysia said : “We are glad to share our technology and expertise to support NCT Group in the development of its NSIP.”

“We look forward to working together to accelerate the NSIP project and to realize the opportunities technology can bring for Malaysian people and organizations,” he added.

NCT Group was founded in 1985, with the founding of NCT Tiling Sdn. Bhd. and its subsequent venture into the tiling sector, offering tiling products which meet global quality and environmental standards.

Then, in 1998, NCT Group ventured into construction, real estate and building materials trading upon realising the immense prospects the sectors have to offer.

A decade later, NCT Grouop transformed into a full-fledged property developer with medium-cost Bukit Rambai Idaman in Melaka as its first project.

After years of having honed its competency in the property development sector, NCT Group paved its way to the top-tier of property development sector through the rehabilitation of Malaysia’s mega abandoned housing development since 2010.

NCT Group further expanded into the hospitality industry upon establishing the five-star Grand Ion Delemen Hotel in the world-renowned travel hotspot of Genting Highlands.

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