KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - February 25, 2005 - Cisco Systems® today announced that NasionCom Sdn Bhd's Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service has been designated a Cisco Powered Network service. The Cisco® Powered Network mark is awarded by Cisco to service providers who build their services on an end-to-end Cisco infrastructure. NasionCom's participation in the IP Voice Infrastructure category of the Cisco Powered Network program demonstrates to businesses and end-users its commitment to provide industry-leading services that are based on Cisco solutions.
Dato' Chee Kok Wing, executive vice chairman, NasionCom said, "Cisco shares our vision that the IP network is the foundation for delivering business solutions which will provide our customers with cost-effective and reliable solutions. By choosing Cisco and deploying its proven market leading technologies, we will remain at the forefront in delivering leading-edge IP voice solutions."
The requirements for Cisco Powered Network accreditation include an end-to-end IP network based on Cisco's networking solutions. Cisco Powered Network partners are authorised to use Cisco's brand equity and marketing resources to promote their network services.
Said Mr. Kumaran Singaram, managing director, Cisco Systems Malaysia: "By earning the Cisco Powered Network designation for IP Voice Infrastructure, NasionCom has joined the ranks of 350 successful service providers in more than 62 countries."
About NasionCom Sdn Bhd
NasionCom is a next generation telecommunication service provider delivering innovative voice and data services, broadband internet access, interactive entertainment systems and information technology solutions to corporations and home users throughout Malaysia.
NasionCom has been licensed as a Network Facilities Provider (NFP), a Network Services Provider (NSP) and an Applications Service Provider (ASP) by the Minister of Energy, Water and Communications, and is also registered as an Applications Service Provider (Class) licensee. These licenses enable the Company to provide customers throughout Malaysia a full suite of value-added services such as Internet Protocol Telephony services, broadband internet access services, Managed Internet Protocol - Virtual Private Network (IP-VPN) services and info-communication application services.