SLIIT joined the global EMC Academic Alliance program (EAA) from EMC Corporation on 28thA�January 2013. The EAA program provides universities worldwide with technology curricula to educate and transform the next generation of IT and data science professionals, and help meet the industrya��s growing demand for advanced technology skills.A� The news was announced by Professor Lalith Gamage, President/CEO, SLIIT and Krishna Kant, Head, EMC Academic Alliance, South Asia & Russia, EMC at the SLIIT Metro Campus, Colombo.
SLIIT is the first institute in Sri Lanka to partner with EMC and offer Information Storage & Management (ISM) as part of their curriculum. The course will be part of the IT engineering curriculum for students in the final year. In addition, SLIIT will also offer advanced courses from EMC in emerging technology areas such as Cloud Computing, Backup Recovery Systems & Architecture and Data Science and Big Data Analytics to its students. As a part of the EAA, EMC will provide SLIIT with instructor training, teaching resources and course materials to expand the Institutea��s expertise and knowledge in line with the latest industry trends.