Rosettanet hopes to net 100 more firms
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Malaysia is hopeful of 100 more companies adopting its ebusiness
transaction platform this year.
director K.E. K'ng told reporters yesterday the Small and Medium Industry
Development Corp (SMIDEC) was now processing applications by 23 companies
for grants to adopt Rosettanet.
these, nine large companies applying for the RM100,000 grant, the
remainder - small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) - for the RM30,000
grant. On top of these applications, we have nine other companies
considering whether to apply for the grants to adopt Rosettanet;" he
to K'ng of the 100 companies that Rosettanet has targeted to recruit, 25
are large companies, and the others small and medium companies.
was speaking after the signing of a partnership agreement between Global
Electronic Trade Technologies Sdn Bhd (GETT) and ECnet Ltd, and the
signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between GETT, ECnet, and Sun
the partnership agreement, GETT, a subsidiary of Penang Network Services
Sdn Bhd, would manage and operate the hosted Rosettanet e-supply chain
management application services with ECnet.
Nizam Mohd Zabdi said GETT, an application services provider, charged
RM45,000 a year for a Rosettanet platform subscription.
RM30,000 grant from SMIDEC would cover about 70% of the RM45,000," he
usually takes a company at least 18 months to decide whether to adopt
Rosettanet. With the grant it is hoped the decision making period would be