Malaysian companies bag awards at World IT Congress in Taiwan

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KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 10): Malaysian companies and organisations bagged several awards at the recent 2017 WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards (WITSA-GIEA) and the Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization (ASOCIO) awards.

Both award ceremonies were held in conjunction with the 21st World Congress on IT Summit (WCIT) 2017, which was held in Taipei, Taiwan.

In a statement today, the National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM) said Malaysia's merit award recipients at WITSA-GIEA were Bestinet Sdn Bhd, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and Raydar Research.

Meanwhile, Malaysia's ASOCIO awards winners were iPay88, Sin Chew Media Corporation, MDEC and Eduspec Holdings.

PIKOM chairman Chin Chee Seong said participation in this year's WCIT and the subsequent award wins in both WITSA-GIEA and ASOCIO awards reflect Malaysia's continued spirit of excellence, and that local companies can compete with the best in the world.

"PIKOM is pleased with these achievements by local ICT companies. The win continues our track record of industry excellence at global levels.

"These companies have pitted themselves against the best of the best and have done well. We invite more local companies to participate as such award competitions is the ideal ground to hone your competitive positioning and to really test yourself against the best of the best." said Chin.