Dear Business Owner,

Are you:

  • Wondering if Cloud Computing is ready for real business?
  • Thinking of how to use Cloud Computing to move your business forward?
  • Looking for Cloud Computing Solutions providers?

If you are, then MDeC is pleased to invite you to the 2013 MSC MALAYSIA CLOUD CONFERENCE to be held at Hilton Kuala Lumpur on 9 October 2013!

This conference will showcase the best of Cloud Computing today. Attendance is by invitation and Small and Medium Enterprises* are highly encouraged to attend. For a limited time, MSC Malaysia is offering SMEs a RM1,500 SaaS incentive and MSC Malaysia Status ISVs a RM15,000 Cloud hosting incentive. Get in touch with our SaaS and Cloud hosting partners at the conference!

*please refer to www.smecorp.gov.my for the SME definition.

ABOUT THE MSC MALAYSIA CLOUD COMPUTING INITIATIVE

The MSC Malaysia Cloud Computing Initiative (MMCCI) was developed by the Multimedia Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (MDeC) to stimulate the Cloud Computing industry in Malaysia.

There are two (2) Programmes under this initiative:

1
ISV Cloud Computing Programme

The ISV Cloud Computing Programme is divided into 2 parts:

  • SaaS Acceleration Programme
  • ISV Cloud On-boarding Programme

Under these programmes, MDeC has appointed 6 Technology Partners to offer customized packages of cloud hosting subscription, training and/or go-to-market incentives worth RM30,000 or more.

Interested ISVs are encouraged to contact each Partner to determine the best package for their business.

Who are the MSC Malaysia Cloud Technology Partners?

MDeC has appointed the following Technology Partners to offer the special ISV packages:

Eligibility Criteria for ISVs

  • MSC Malaysia Status Company;
  • Incorporated in Malaysia;
  • Not the subject of winding up order;
  • More than 50% of the legal and beneficial ownership of the company vested in Malaysians;
  • Completed required AQIR & SCORE+ reporting;
  • The software solutions must be products arising from the applicant’s MSC Malaysia-approved activities.

How to Apply for the Incentive 

  • Engage Cloud Technology Partner(s).
  • Subscribe to the ISV Cloud Computing Programme offered by the selected partner.
  • Submit the application form to MDeC for approval.

2
SME Cloud Computing Adoption Programme

The SME Cloud Computing Adoption Programme (“Programme”) is designed to provide SMEs with a rapid entry into Cloud Computing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). SaaS solutions will enhance the responsiveness and progressiveness of SMEs in an increasingly globalised marketplace.

The Incentive

SMEs subscribing to SaaS applications from qualified MSC Malaysia Solution Providers can claim up to 6 months of the SaaS subscription fee OR up to RM 1,500.00, whichever is lower. The claims are made on a reimbursable basis.

Who are the Qualified (“SaaS”) Solution Providers?

The list of qualified Cloud Computing SaaS providers are available from www.mscmalaysia.my/cloud_computing. Available SaaS solutions include Customer Relationship Management (CRM), E-Procurement, Human Resource Management, Cloud Storage and Backup, Time Attendance, Social Networking, Finance and many more.

Eligibility Criteria for SMEs

  • SMEs must be registered with Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM) or Registrar of Businesses; and
  • Must have at least 5 (Five) full time employees.
  • SMEs must commerce subscription (from 1st Jan 2013 until 31st Dec 2013) to any qualified SaaS Solution Provider.
  • SMEs can only claim for the incentive once.
  • For the definition of an SME, please refer to http://www.smecorp.gov.my.

How to Apply for the Incentive

  • Identify your solution needs
  • Evaluate the available choices and subscribe to the SaaS solution of your choice
  • Submit the Reimbursement Form to MDeC. The Form can be obtained from your Solution Provider or downloaded from www.mscmalaysia.my/cloud_computing