Malawi News Agency (Lilongwe)

27 August 2014

Malawi: Bits and Bytes Wins ICT Award

Lilongwe — Bits and Bytes Limited has won ICT award from Cyberoam during a function held at Sun City Hotel in South Africa on Sunday this week.

In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), Executive Director for Bits and Bytes Limited, Ahmed Osman, said the award would motivate the company to providing better services to the customers in order to retain it next year.

"Cyberoam is a big ICT company in the world and giving us this award is not a mean achievement as people will now recognize Malawi as great player in the IT industry.

"There were many countries that could have won the award, but we successfully represented Malawi and the award has put our country on the map," Osman said.

Osman also explained that the coming in of Cyberoam to Malawi would benefit the nation in improving the sector, saying government has prioritized ICT as one of the tools to spur socio-economic development of the country.

He further said the company's efforts in partnering with other international companies is aimed at ensuring that there is easy access to ICT services among Malawians.

Cyberoam offers IT solutions for varied needs of enterprises including network security.

"Government in its Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS) has put ICT development as one of the priorities that can spur the socio-economic development of the country.

"The partnership between us and Cyberoam will complement government's efforts to improve the ICT sector for the betterment of the citizenry," he explained.

Established in 2008, Bits and Bytes Limited provides sustainable ICT solutions to the business community and government as well as ensuring that Malawians have access to ICT services at all levels.

Cyberoam, headquartered in New Jersey in United States of America, is an award winning global IT Security Company that operates in over 125 countries across the world. It offers IT solutions for varied needs of enterprises including network security.

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