IDC Awarded MSC Malaysia Status
27 Oct 2015
Kuala Lumpur, 26 October 2015 – International Data Corporation (IDC), a leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) market research and advisory firm has recently been awarded the Multimedia Supercorridor (MSC) Malaysia status by Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC).
MSC Status is a recognition awarded by the Government of Malaysia through MDeC, a body set up by Malaysian government agency for companies that participate and undertake its ICT activities. It is also a mark of world-class service and achievement that comes with additional rights and privileges granted by Malaysian government to the business entities.
“For years we’ve been working closely with Malaysia’s government agencies providing strategic insights to help businesses achieve key business objectives and we are immensely proud to receive the prestigious MSC status. This allows us to further strengthen IDC offerings to our clients and we are committed to play a role in enabling the continued growth of ICT industry in Malaysia,” said Vijay Sundararaman, Country Manager, IDC Malaysia.
“The MSC has achieved a great deal in providing opportunities for technology companies and we are pleased that MDeC has recognized our commitment to contribute towards the technological advancement of the country. Being recognized and certified as a MSC-status company marks another significant milestone for IDC in supporting the goal of achieving Malaysia’s Vision 2020”, continued Vijay.
MSC Malaysia is Malaysia’s most exciting initiative for growth of the global ICT industry. The MSC Malaysia status is awarded to both local and foreign companies which develop or use ICT/multimedia technologies to produce or enhance their products and services as well as for process development.
“Malaysia is one of the most business-friendly countries in the world today, this allow us to play a more active role in providing our strategic insights into the local ICT industry. We hope that it will propel us to greater heights in making Malaysia a force to be reckoned with in the global IT community and ICT hub. We are working very much in line with the government’s vision to develop Malaysian digital economy and accelerating Malaysia towards becoming a fully functioning and innovative Digital Economy”, said Jim Sailor, Managing Director of IDC ASEAN.
IDC is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,100 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. For more than 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company. You can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com
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