Corporate Milestone

2014

Change of Group name from ‘Extol MSC Berhad’ to ‘AppAsia Berhad’, effective 17 November 2014.

A total of ten new mobile apps by the Group’s Develapps Team has been launched and available in GooglePlay Store as of 15 November.

CyberSecurity Malaysia has awarded the Common Criteria (CC) certification for ePassport Suite version 3.0- Two Factors Authentication (2FA) application using mobile devices. Award presented to Extol Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd on 17th July 2014.

2013

A strategic partnership formed with Through Technology Pte.Ltd. to launch AtomOS Kwik Key solution to expand its market share in Malaysia & Middle East.

Extol is extending its expertise and solution portfolio to cloud computing. As part of the solution, we are offering Software As A Service (SaaS); Identification Authentication (IA); Sypher Encrypted SMS (SES)

A partnership between Extol and XConnect Global has been formed to launch a new product- Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

2012

Extol was awarded the Selangor WIFI Project which cover a total number of 112 site locations for the entire state of Selangor.

2011

Extol was awarded the SMI – PSMB 2011 Conference & Exhibitions Awards Gallery.

Re-evaluated and maintained 3 STAR* Rating by TÜV Rheinland STAR*.

2010

Extol was awarded by MDEC in Marketing: Product Brand Development.

Achieved 3 STAR* Rating by TÜV Rheinland STAR*.

Recertified to Quality Management Systems MS ISO 9001:2008.

Innovative Company of the Year award from CyberSecurity Malaysia.

Appointed as Microsoft Silver Partner.

2009

Extol was awarded the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 3 certificate and recognized by MDEC under the Capability Development Program.

Appointed as authorized reseller for Google.

Appointed as strategic security partner for Microsoft.

2008

Extol was awarded for Software Testing (CDP Software Testing) by MDEC under the Capability Development Program.

In appreciation of Extol’s valuable contribution, for four consecutive years, Nokia awarded Extol the Outstanding Performance Security Partner Award.

2007

Extol was awarded the Gold Winner of Business Summit Award.

Granted the MS ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management Systems and IQ Net Certification by SIRIM.

A winner in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific Award – the region’s most comprehensive and respected ranking of fast-growing technology companies. Extol at rank 53 has topped 17 other Malaysian companies.

2006

Extol MSC Bhd achieved ISO27001:2005 Certification.

Extol MSC Bhd listed on ACE Market (formerly known as MESDAQ Market) of Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd.

2005

Extol Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd awarded the SMI – Maybank Rising Star from SMI Recognition Award Series 2004.

2004

Extol MSC Bhd granted MSC-status by Multimedia Development Corporation (MDEC).

Extol MSC Bhd has made its own Managed Security Services (MSS) operational inclusive of 24×7 remote surveillance systems and a wide-range of security services.

2002

First to host a Capture the Flag event in Asia.

Recipient of outstanding sales achievements of Checkpoint internet security solutions.

2001

Extol Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd launches its comprehensive anti-virus services, CAViS, a first initiative in providing security services

2000

Appointed as authorized reseller partner for Symantec, Nokia, Checkpoint, Ubizen, Sun and Hewlett Packard.

1999

Extol Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd selected as one of the most Strategic 100 IT Companies that matters most to Asia Pacific under MIS Asia 1999.

1998

Extol Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd was listed as one of the most Strategic 100 IT Companies that matters most to Asia Pacific under MIS Asia 1998.

Armour anti-virus selected as the official anti-virus solution for the Kuala Lumpur 98- XVI Commonwealth Games.

1997

Extol Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd honored with the prestigious IT achievement ‘Persatuan Industri Komputer’ awarded by PIKOM.

Extol Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd awarded Top Channel Partner and Top New Channel Partner of supplying Hewlett Packard system by Sapura Systems Malaysia.

1996

Introduced enterprise-wide license of Armour anti-virus to the U.S Department of Energy through Norman.

First in Malaysia to introduce security assessment, security policy review and design to Telekom Malaysia Berhad

1995

The US Department of Defense purchased 1.5 million units of Armour through our technology partner, Norman.

1994

Formed strategic alliance with Norman as its technology partner for bi-directional technology transfer of anti-virus solutions.

1993

Awarded ‘Best Reseller’ for Trend AV by Trend Microsystems.

1992

Development of “Armour” anti-virus software.

1989

Appointed sole distributor for Trend AV.

1984

Inception of Extol Corporation (M) Sdn Bhd.