KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CSF Group has been awarded the 2013 Frost & Sullivan Data Center Service Provider of the Year at the 2013 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards held on the 9 May 2013 at Hilton Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
The Malaysia Excellence Awards seek to recognize companies and individuals that have pushed the boundaries of excellence, rising above the competition and demonstrating outstanding performance in Malaysia.
The Data Center Service Provider of the Year award is conferred to the service provider based in Malaysia that has demonstrated exemplary growth and performance across the segments in 2012. The award recipient was evaluated based on its revenue and revenue growth, data center infrastructure, services offered, innovation and achievements.
"CSF's strength in offering customizable large-scale data center space has helped the company establish itself as the leading data center service provider in Malaysia. To its credit, the company registered a revenue growth of more than 15.3% in 2012 and is the largest provider of co-location space to other data center service providers in Malaysia," said Ganesan Periakarruppan, Industry Analyst for ICT, Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific.
He added, "CSF's latest facility, CSF Computer Exchange 5 (CX5) was launched in January 2012 and was awarded the Tier III Certification from Uptime Institute recently. CSF is expanding its service offering in Vietnam and Indonesia as part of its regional expansion. As part of its responsibility towards the environment, CSF operates Southeast Asia's largest commercial green data center which is more commonly known as CX5."
The Data Center market in Malaysia grew by 9.2% in 2012. One key growth driver includes the EPP3 under the Economic Transformation Programme which has a target of 5 Million sq ft of data center space by the end of 2020.
"CSF being listed in the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in London has helped the company spread the Malaysian brand globally. This has enabled it to bring more data center revenues into the country, helping the Malaysian government reach its target," said Ganesan.
The Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards are based on extensive market engineering tools evolved by Frost & Sullivan. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry.
The findings of the detailed evaluation will then be presented to a panel of independent judges comprising influential personalities and leaders in Malaysia, to decide the recipient for each category.
For more details on the 2013 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards log-on to http://www.malaysia-awards.com/
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