CopyCat, @iLab Africa partner to drive innovations across IoT
Copy Cat Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with Strathmore University @ILabAfrica Research Centre to collaborate in driving innovations across the Internet of Things.
The MOU was signed by Dr. Joseph Sevilla, the director of @iLabAfrica and Mr. Vishal Patel, Executive Director at The Copy Cat Limited.
The collaboration is meant to enable key collaboration in Research and Development in areas such as Internet of Everything/Internet of Things, Innovation by building new tech solutions that meet the needs of the dynamic market such as smart mall, smart parking and smart cities solutions, funding, mentorship, training and incubation of successful ventures and together organize tech events such as Hack-a-thons and Tech Challenges and Pitch Fridays
“The Internet of things (IoT) is becoming an increasingly growing topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. Its a concept that not only has the potential to impact how we live but also how we are working this day and age. We therefore, have to embrace this at the earliest and that why we decided to partner with iLab and see what we can achieve together, Said Vishal Patel.
@iLabAfrica is a Centre of Excellence in ICT innovation and Development set up in January 2011. It is an independent entity in the Faculty of Information Technology at Strathmore University. It was established to address the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and to contribute toward Kenyas Vision2030. The research center is involved in interdisciplinary research, students engagement, collaboration with government, industry and other funding agencies.
Copy Cat has an extensive support structure of 16 branches spread across East Africa offering highly professional after sales services and expertise on its products and solutions. Their strength in Enterprise Data Networking, Security, Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization and Collaboration backed by premium partner brands like HP, CISCO, Oracle, Microsoft, Ricoh, Glory among others has seen its steady growth over the years coupled with customer satisfaction through excellent service delivery./