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Cloud services marketplace opens in Malaysia: CloudFX, MDeC

AvantiKumar | Nov. 12, 2015
MalaysiaOneCloud brings together a wide range of cloud service providers for businesses intent on improving productivity, reducing costs and increasing customer service levels.

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Photo - (From right) Norhizam Abdul Kadir, MDeC's Vice President of Infotech; and Mohammed Sabuwala, CTO of CloudFX.


CloudFX Group and Malaysia's national ICT agency Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) have opened a cloud service market place, a Business-2-Business (B2B) e-commerce platform, to offer cloud services from global, regional and local cloud service providers.

Announced earlier this year, MalaysiaOneCloud [dotcom] is for businesses intent on improving productivity, reducing costs and increasing customer service levels, said MDeC's Vice president of Infotech, Norhizam Abdul Kadir.

 "With MalaysiaOneCloud, we are bringing cloud technology into the mainstream and making it more accessible than ever," said Norhizam.

"Businesses can easily identify and choose the ideal cloud solutions for their needs with full disclosure of what they are paying for," he said, adding that MalaysiaOneCloud is a one-stop platform to serve Malaysian customers' need for a wide range of cloud products and services including CRM, ERP, GST-based accounting cloud solution, finance, communication, mobility, infrastructure, storage, e-mail, backup, security, network, data centre services, and forth.

 "We are very excited with this partnership with CloudFX and we anticipate this platform to provide a significant boost to our digital economy as well as promoting a transformative use of digital solutions," Norhizam said.

Cloud adoption

He said the collaboration between CloudFX and MDeC will speed up cloud adoption among customers from all vertical markets including banking and financial, manufacturer, logistic, commerce, retail, government, and enterprises.
 MalaysiaOneCloud has a broad range of local independent software vendors' (ISV) Software as a Service (SaaS) solution as well as international cloud products and services.

To complement the platform, CloudFX and MDeC have developed a number of ISV, partner and customer enablement programs to help business owners understand the usage of Cloud services.

The MalaysiaOneCloud has completed more than two years of user tests with global and regional service providers in conjunction with more than 1000 hours of consultation with local market leaders from system integrators, ISV's, resellers, enterprises and small-to-medium enterprises.

Launched 2009 in the Asia Pacific market, CloudFX Group's partners include  Cisco, VMWARE, EMC, NetApp, Intel, CSC and VCE for large, complex, scaled-out Virtualization and Cloud projects all across Asia Pacific and Japan.


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