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Malaysia's IT enterprise stars at Computerworld Readers Choice Awards 2016

Computerworld Malaysia Editorial Staff | Oct. 20, 2016
(Updated) An impressive honour roll of winning Malaysian companies at Computerworld Readers Choice Awards 2016 includes Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Microsoft, which secured 5 out of 24 available categories.

General group - CWM RCA Awards

Photo - Computerworld Malaysia Readers Choice Award trophes stand ready for the award winners


Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Malaysia and Microsoft Malaysia together with an impressive honour roll of enterprise IT winners have been feted at the 15th edition of the Computerworld Malaysia Readers Choice Awards (RCA) event held at the Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, 20th October 2016.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Malaysia's three awards edged ahead of two secured by Microsoft Malaysia while both were among an impressive honour roll of other star performers such as: Alcatel-Lucent (now known as Nokia Malaysia), Amazon Web Services, Citrix, Cisco Systems Malaysia, Dell Malaysia, EMC Computer Systems (Malaysia), Fortinet, Huawei, IBM Malaysia, NetApp Malaysia, Nimble Storage, OpenText (Asia),, Sangfor Technologies, SAP Malaysia, SAS Institute, Symantec Corporation, VADS Berhad and VMware.

The Awards go to the service and product providers that score the highest in the areas of price, performance, feature sets, reliability and ease of use. Computerworld Malaysia readers do the actual evaluation and then participate in an online survey.

Every year, Executive Networks Research, the research arm of Executive Networks Media, conducts the awards survey on behalf of Computerworld Malaysia, following industry best practices to deliver statistically valid results from the country's qualified information and communication executives, including Computerworld Malaysia readers. There are altogether 24 categories divided into eight award sections: Communications, Cloud, Enterprise Applications, Hardware, Security, Storage, Services and Virtualisation.

Mark Hobson, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Networks Media applauded all award winning companies. "The RCA 2016 winners have all demonstrated and delivered that certain winning X factor, which is now needed across organisations in all industry sectors, to help organisations rapidly and successfully navigate the path of business transformation."

Also adding his congratulations, AvantiKumar, Editor, Computerworld Malaysia, said: "It is always a pleasure and privilege to honour the industry players who have achieved that winning rapport and deliver real benefits and values to companies in the new norm of increasing competition."

The Computerworld Malaysia RCA 2016 Honour Roll

[A full photo gallery of each of the award presentations will be part of a special Awards supplement in the 2016 Issue 3 print edition of Computerworld Malaysia, which will be sent to subscribers.]

Award winners - Group Shot - CWM RCA 2016 - done (online) 

 Photo - Group of winning company representatives and friends - Computerworld Malaysia RCA 2016

 .The Award categories and winners are:

Enterprise Mobility Management Suite
VADS Berhad

Unified Communications

Amazon Web Services

Microsoft Malaysia

Microsoft Malaysia

Business Intelligence & Data Analytics
SAS Institute

Customer Relationship Management

Enterprise Content Management
OpenText (Asia)

Enterprise Resource Planning
SAP Malaysia

Network Performance Management
Cisco Systems Malaysia

Mobile Devices
Dell Malaysia

Mid-Range Servers
Hewlett Packard, Malaysia

High-End Enterprise Servers
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Malaysia

Enterprise Security
Sangfor Technologies

Endpoint Security
Symantec Corporation

Unified Threat Management

Storage Software
EMC Computer Systems (Malaysia)

Storage Hardware

Networked Storage
Nimble Storage

Consulting and Integration
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Malaysia

Support and Maintenance
IBM Malaysia

Desktop Virtualisation

Server Virtualisation

Storage Virtualisation
NetApp Malaysia


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