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Malaysia's RapidCloud fast-tracks into Singapore

AvantiKumar | Nov. 4, 2014
Multiple contract wins coupled with the acquisition of Singapore-based Exxelnet allowed rapid regional expansion, says RapidCloud's Raymond Chee.

RapidCloud CEO, Raymond Chee (Chee Han Wen) 

Photo - Raymond Chee (Chee Han Wen), CEO & Founder, RapidCloud


Malaysia's RapidCloud has expanded its cloud computing services into Singapore and the Southeast Asia region buoyed by multiple contract wins as well as the acquisition of Singapore-based Exxelnet Solutions.

RapidCloud founder and chief executive officer Raymond Chee said the company's integrated subscription-based end-to-end enterprises solution are now supplemented with the addition of Exxelnet's Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) solutions across its offices in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.

The Exxelnet acquisition includes a talented team of software engineers, especially in the field of web search engines, said Chee. "We are delighted to have completed the acquisition of Exxelnet which is now unconditional and provides us with a profitable business in a key strategic territory. Exxelnet is an excellent fit with our existing business and we are confident that the combined Group will benefit greatly from cross-selling and up-selling opportunities."

He said RapidCloud's portfolio comprises cloud infrastructure, back-end software application development, front-end design and internet marketing. "Exxelnet Solutions is now known as RapidCloud Singapore after the acquisition is completed." 

Chee said the company has recently secured a string of contracts. "The company signed a contract with the registrar of companies for a country in the Southeast Asian region to provide a scalable, high availability cloud environment and managed cloud services."

"This signing comes on the back of the winning a contract to provide cloud solutions and managed services with the courier division of a leading budget airline," he said, adding that RapidCloud will also provide the airline with website design services including the provision of an online airway bill tracking system, and mobile application.

"We are also pleased to announce that we have won two new contracts which further demonstrates that we are moving up the value chain and are gaining traction in significant new markets including the public sector," said Chee.

Formed in 1999, RapidCloud, which now has a customer base of more than 40,000, has operations in Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and Singapore.


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