MillenniumIT ESP – one of Sri Lanka’s leading Systems Integrator and Information Systems providers – recently partnered with Cisco Sri Lanka to offer a free AI-enabled video conferencing system to the Healthcare Sector in Sri Lanka. This solution, along with state-of-the-art digital infrastructure was installed at the Ministry of Health, Medical Research Institute (MRI) and Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) mid April.
The solution kit consisted of latest collaboration solutions, including two Cisco Webex Kits along with a a video end points, a Cisco DX80, a Cisco DX70 and a Cisco Webex Board. This AI-enabled video conferencing solution enables an all-in-one platform for video and audio conferencing and collaboration amongst the most healthcare institutions currently in the forefront of managing and containing COVID-19 situation in Sri Lanka. MillenniumIT ESP will further extend its support by configuring Webex licences for extended medical specialists attached to the Ministry of Health, MRI and IDH to support seamless remote video conferencing among each other and employees of the respective healthcare institutions. In addition, the Ministry of Health will now be able to reach out to field staff via video facility in order to monitor the progress of COVID-19 patients and share instant updates of the outbreak.
“Technology in the Healthcare Sector has known to have experienced an exponential boom. New technologies that were little known or nonexistent in the past are now more affordable and widespread and can help better manage crisis such as COVID-19″, stated Mr. Murali Prakash, Director – Millennium IT ESP and Group Managing Director – Ambeon Capital PLC and Ambeon Holdings PLC. “MillenniumIT ESP is committed to partner with the governing bodies of Sri Lanka’s Healthcare Sector and support them in their approach towards tackling the pandemic. With this AI-enabled video and audio-conferencing solution, senior members of MRI and IDH can now connect with the Ministry of Health to conduct multi-party video conferencing, which would in turn, eliminate the need of travel and reduce the risk of exposure. This facilitates instant decision making which is very crucial at this phase of containing the spread of the pandemic in the country. MillenniumIT ESP will continue to support this cause as we continue to contribute towards the betterment of Sri Lanka as a whole. We also thank Cisco, one of our key partners for joining hands in this effort at this crucial point of time,”concluded Mr. Prakash.
MillenniumIT ESP is a subsidiary of Ambeon Holdings PLC, a conglomerate reputed for its market dominance in the areas of financial services, manufacturing, real estate, technology and strategic investments. The company is one of Sri Lanka’s leading Information Systems solution providers delivering IT solutions for several industries; including banks and finance companies, telecommunications, apparel and leading conglomerates. Solutions provided by MillenniumIT ESP include Core Infrastructure, Information Security, Business Collaboration, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), Business Productivity, Cloud, Networking, Managed Services and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). The company has also built several global partnerships with leading firms including Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, Dell, Hitachi, Cisco and Infosys. It has also received numerous excellences, innovation and performance-based awards across various markets for its services around the globe.
Commenting Mr. Gerald Vethanayagam – Country Head, Cisco Systems, Sri Lanka & Maldives stated that “Cisco is committed to helping the Sri Lanka Government in every step taken in battling this challenge, and we look forward to working closely with MillenniumIT ESP to extend all necessary support. Healthcare institutions are on the frontlines of this pandemic, and we aim to equip them with tools that allow them to stay connected remotely and securely, and exchange vital COVID-19 related data in real-time.” He further stated that, “Partnerships are critical in solving a challenge of this magnitude. MillenniumIT ESP is best-placed to lead this initiative with all the necessary skill sets, and we at Cisco appreciate their commitment to coming forward to aid the government in this crucial time. Cisco is proud to partner with MillenniumIT ESP in their efforts to help Sri Lanka combat the present crisis by leveraging the power of technology.”
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Deployment of Cisco WebEx Kit Mini at Dr. Amal Harsha De Silva’s Office (Deputy Director General, Medical Services II, Ministry of Health).
Deployment of Cisco WebEx Kit at Dr. Jayaruwan Bandara’s Office (Director MRI).
First video conference call at MRI, between Dr. Amal Harsha De Silva and Dr. Jayaruwan Bandara.
Multiparty video call testing at MRI.
Deployment of the Video Conferencing solution at GMOA. Office representatives include Chairman Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya along with his team.
Video call testing with MRI at Ms. Pavithra Wanniarachchi’s Office (Health Minister).