MyIX commences Network Infrastructure Training Programme as part of national Corporate Social Responsibility efforts

  • Programme targets recent graduates,local company professionals
  • Aims to equip individuals with skills for optimising network infrastructure

Participants of MyIX's training programme

The Malaysia Internet Exchange (MyIX) recently concluded its highly anticipated network infrastructure training course at its headquarters in Puchong, Selangor. This initiative, a cornerstone of MyIX’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme, is aimed at equipping Malaysian talent with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in the digital economy.

According to the firm, out of hundreds of applicants, 25 participants were selected to participate in the ‘Explore the World of Network Infrastructure’ course for the first intake.

MyIX treasurer Ong Cheok Seong said “The training programme marked a significant milestone in the association’s ongoing efforts to train and develop Malaysia’s workforce. We are committed to empowering Malaysians with the skills and knowledge to thrive in the digital age.” 

He added that this is just the beginning, and the company looks forward to hosting more sessions in the future to benefit more individuals.

In collaboration with Forward College, the training covers essential topics, such as IP Network and Systems Operations, routing, BGP, RPKI, ROA, AS-SET, and peering. Participants gained hands-on experience with DNS, DNSSEC, traffic monitoring and analysis, NMS and DDoS prevention strategies.MyIX commences Network Infrastructure Training Programme as part of national Corporate Social Responsibility efforts

The programme, designed for recent graduates and professionals from local companies, is aimed at equipping individuals with the necessary skills to effectively manage and optimise network infrastructure, ensuring robust, secure and efficient internet connectivity.

Forward College co-founder and CEO Howie Chang (pic) said the encouraging response from applications serve as indication of the importance of the programme and the demand for such education in Malaysia’s rapidly evolving digital landscape.

“Working alongside MyIX allows us to contribute meaningfully to the development of Malaysia’s digital infrastructure talent,” he said, adding that the programme not only equips participants with theoretical knowledge but also practical skills that are immediately applicable in the workforce.

This programme is made possible by MyIX members which include AIMS, CelcomDigi, Maxis, REDtone, TM Technology Services Sdn Bhd, TIME dotCom, U Mobile and YTL.  According to MyIX,  this initiative, which is supported by its members, highlights the importance of collaborative efforts in advancing technological education.

The company said, as Malaysia continues to evolve digitally, initiatives like these will be crucial to ensure that the workforce is prepared to meet the challenges and opportunities of the digital age head-on, promising a brighter future for all Malaysians.


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