held to praise IT innovators
|Leading IT and software
developers take the stage at this year’s Sao Khue Award, an initiative
of the Viet Nam Software Association (VINASA). — VNA/VNS Photo Hoang
HA NOI — A
ceremony to award exemplary organisations and individuals in the IT and
software development industry was organised last Saturday in Ha Noi by the Viet
Nam Software Association (VINASA).
In the opening speech at
the ceremony, VINASA Chairman Truong Gia Binh said the meaningful prize not only
encourages the use of IT in economic and social branches but also boosts the
growth of the country’s most dynamic sector.
Different from previous
awards, this year’s prizes were also awarded to 21 outstanding software
products, namely MK Technology Group’s Smart Card, AZ Software Processing
Company’s ERP Solution and Viet A Software Joint Stock Company’s E-market
Among the winners, the
Corporation for Financing and Promoting Technology (FPT) earned four prizes for
prominent software enterprise and its excellent software products. Paragon
Solution Viet Nam Company won double prizes for its outstanding export
performance and product quality.
The Sao Khue Award was
initiated by VINASA in 2003 to praise organisations and individuals who make
great contributions to the development of the IT and software industry in Viet
Nam, orient the development of the Vietnamese software industry, and build up
the prestige of Viet Nam’s software enterprises.
With a growth rate of 40
per cent, the Vietnamese software industry is assessed as one of the 20 most
attractive countries in software processing, according to the VINASA. — VNS