MACEDONIAN ICT COMPANIES WINNERS OF THE WITSA GLOBAL ICT EXCELLENCE AWARDS
10/14/2016 10:23:34 AM
Makedonski Telekom winner in the category for Sustainable Growth
Bransys and 4Virtus winners of Merit Awards
With great pleasure we would like to inform you that Makedonski Telekom AD Skopje with ICT solution for public transport is the winner in the category of Sustainable Growth Solution in the "Global ICT Excellence Awards" implemented by the “World Information Technology and Services Alliance – WITSA”.
In addition, the Macedonian companies Bransys and 4Virtus are given special recognition - Merit Award. While not selected as a winner in their respective award categories, Merit Award winners are nevertheless recognized for their outstanding nominations.
The awards were awarded on 04.10.2016, during the Gala Ceremony within the 2016 World Congress on Information Technology, organized by WITSA in Brasilia, Brazil.
WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards are organized by the “World Information Technology and Services Alliance – WITSA” and are held every two years with the goal to give recognition to companies and organizations for achievements in IT sector globally. WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards select organizations whose use of IT has exhibited exceptional achievement within six broad categories: Public Sector Excellence, Private Sector Excellence, Mobile Excellence, Digital Opportunity, Sustainable Growth and Emerging Digital Solutions. MASIT as a member of this global organizaton is able to nominate solutions from Macedonia and this year 5 solutions from Macedonia were nominated, which were chosen on the local selection MASIT ICT Awards held on 06.01.2016.
“The awards received by the WITSA represent a tremendous achievement not only for the companies-winners, but also for the entire Macedonian ICT industry. This awards are confirmation that Macedonia as a country is internationally competitive when it comes to ICT, and has a highly qualified staff and companies that constantly follow the world trends and technologies and can meet the needs for the creation of modern ICT solutions" - stated Anita Nikova, Executive Director of MASIT.
More information about the award-winning solutions:
Makedonski Telekom (www.telekom.com)received the award for the “Smart City” project in the category of Sustainable Growth Solution. This decision initiate facilitated transport in the capital Skopje and implements modern integrated system for automatic location of vehicles and electronic payment in public transport.
“Guided by our innovative spirit, we transformed our city in a modern and smart city following the example of the world metropolitan cities. Makedonski Telekom firmly believes in the new, growing era of the smart connect technology which serves the lifestyle of a modern city. The potentials for a smart city are vast and we will continue to be focused on using the modern technology for advancement of our life. Therefore, the award that we received at the World Congress WITSA is a confirmation that we are moving in the right direction" - stated Slobodanka Jakimovska Josifovik, Director of ICT Solutions and Service Design and Development Department in Makedonski Telekom.
Bransys (www.bransys.com) received Merit Award for outstanding contribution with Claxi solution, in the category Mobile Excellence. Claxi is mobile application that allows users to choose the optimal taxi service. The application provides taxi services according to several criteria: the cheapest transportation, which one arrives sooner etc.
“We are proud to receive one more recognition this year, first as a National Champions of the European Business Awards and now as a Merit Award winners on the World Congress on IT. This is proof to us that we have positioned as leaders and top innovators in the modern life society” - stated Branko Trajkovski, founder of Bransys.
4Virtus (www.4virtus.com) received Merit Award for outstanding contribution with Fueloyal solution in the category Private Sector Excellence. Fueloyal product called ICAP1000 is smart fuel cap that records the amount of fuel added to the tank and prevents siphoning of the fuel from a fuel tank.
"This is a very exciting time in the history of our company and I am extremely honored that we are winners of this award. I proudly accept this award on behalf of our company as a result of tremendous work of our team who helped all this becoming a reality. This award is another confirmation of the innovation of our solution and our commitment to deliver superior solutions worldwide directly from Macedonia"- stated Igor Hristov, Director of 4Virtus.
For more information, visit the link to the official announcement of WITSA with all the details about the winning solutions http://witsa.org/witsa-wp-site/press-releases/witsas-2016-ict-world-award-winners/