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Opening Remarks by Syahrunizam Samsudin, Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of UEM Edgenta, at KL Convention Centre for the ‘Cracking IoT Conference: Chapter 2’ hosted by Edgenta NXT and Disrupt-X. 
KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 (Bernama) -- Edgenta NXT, a subsidiary of UEM Edgenta Berhad (“UEM Edgenta”), a leading Asset Management and Infrastructure Solutions company in the region, has partnered with Disrupt-X, a major global digital technology player based in Dubai, to present the highly anticipated ‘Cracking IoT Conference Chapter 2’. 

Edgenta NXT and Disrupt-X aims to bring together various global industry leaders to discuss and deliberate on the key benefits of Internet of Things (“IoT”), 5G and Digitalization towards shaping a digitally empowered nation at the one-day event which was held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. With IoT serving as a catalyst for change, the conference offered many profound insights, fostering a rich eco-system of knowledge sharing and best practices.

“We brought together global industry leaders, some of the brightest minds in the IoT realm, to allow attendees comprising early adopters, start-ups, developers and IoT strategists to explore the boundless potential of a connected world as they exchanged valuable insights and shared best practices on the game-changing role of IoT, 5G, and digital transformation. All in all, we succeeded in preparing business leaders to be ready to propel their industries into a more sustainable and connected future,” said Syahrunizam Samsudin, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of UEM Edgenta.

The ’Cracking IoT Conference Chapter 2’ emphasised the impact of new technologies across diverse sectors, from healthcare and manufacturing to transportation and smart cities. UEM Edgenta have shifted from service providers to value-adding partners and have demonstrated clear efficiency to asset owners by delivering sustainable and smart facilities management solutions through their tech-arm, Edgenta NXT. 

“The future of Asset Management and Facility Management (“FM”) in the next coming years will be the defining years for next-generation solutions in the FM market that will be fully tech-enabled. Edgenta NXT is excited to be at the forefront of this transformation. This paradigm shift in turn, draws investments, drives job creation, and enhance the quality of life for communities,” said Marien Kamal, Chief Executive Officer of Edgenta NXT.

“We recognize the urgent need to harness the potential of these cutting-edge technologies to drive efficiency, sustainability, and growth in various sectors. The collaboration aimed to empower organizations to embrace digitalization fully, revolutionizing their operations and strategies to thrive in the era of Industry 4.0 while mitigating environmental impact,” said Asim Sajwani, Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Disrupt-X.

The conference was officially launched by Dzuleira Abu Bakar, Group Chief Executive Officer of MRANTI, accompanied by Syahrunizam Samsudin, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of UEM Edgenta, and Muhammad Hassan, Chief Solutions Officer of Disrupt-X. Over 300 attendees, consisting of C-Suite executives, industry experts and students were among the participants, where they had the opportunity to learn from global leaders in the IoT sphere. Throughout the day-long programme, attendees participated in discussions, witnessed technology and innovation discussions in various areas including Artificial Intelligence (“AI”), 5G, Robotics, Sustainability, as well as Data Analytics and IoT.

About UEM Edgenta Berhad
UEM Edgenta ( is a leading Asset Management and Infrastructure Solutions company in the region and a subsidiary of UEM Group. Listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (KLSE: EDGENTA), our expertise covers Healthcare Support and Property & Facility Solutions, and Infrastructure Services covering Expressways and Rail, including project management & engineering design capabilities via our Opus Consultants business arm.

Guided by its ‘Edgenta of the Future 2025’ vision, UEM Edgenta’s full suite of business services is driven by technological advancements throughout the business assets’ life cycle including consultancy, procurement & construction planning, operations & maintenance, as well as optimisation, rehabilitation and upgrades. Digital solutions across multiple industries positions UEM Edgenta as a powerhouse to become a Technology-Enabled Solutions Company with a focus on healthcare by 2025.

UEM Edgenta has operational presence in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates and The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

About Disrupt-X:
Disrupt-X (, founded in 2018, is a leading tech company based in Dubai. The company specializes in providing full-stack end-to-end IoT Platform solutions. Leveraging cutting-edge technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Web/Mobile App Development, and Big Data, Disrupt-X caters to a wide array of IoT needs. Their solutions are hardware and communications agnostic and can be scaled from a single asset to city-wide implementations.

With over 50 ready-to-use cases in its marketplace, Disrupt-X showcases its versatility in meeting diverse business needs. The company is constantly innovating and expanding, planning to extend its portfolio to up to 80 ready-to-use cases by the end of 2023. Built on the robust architecture of AWS and Intel, the Disrupt-X platform is designed for flexibility and scalability. The platform can be hosted in the Cloud, On-Premise, or in a Hybrid manner, ensuring that it suits various organizational requirements.

Disrupt-X delivers fully integrated end-to-end solutions, which include Mobile Applications. The IoT platform enables public operators, businesses, and enterprises to oversee all integrated use-cases under one platform. This unified approach allows clients to deploy ready-to-go use cases quickly and efficiently.

One of the key advantages of the Disrupt-X platform is its modern approach, offering clients ready-to-go use cases all through the same platform. This ability to choose from an ecosystem of compatible devices supports different communication technologies from LPWAN to Cellular. Additionally, the platform applications come with a portfolio of mobile applications, complementing each of the use cases to provide a comprehensive user experience.

SOURCE: UEM Edgenta Berhad

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UEM Edgenta Berhad
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