CMC Cloud platform wins Vietnam Value 2022 award

On 02 November 2022, CMC Cloud - the cloud computing platform developed by CMC Corporation has won the Vietnam Value 2022 award in an event hosted by Ministry of Industry and Trade.

After more than 9 months of launching and assessing candidates, 172 enterprises with a total of 325 products have been presented with the Vietnam Value 2022 award by Ministry of Industry and Trade. With CMC Cloud, CMC has become one of the enterprises that meet the program's criteria. 

Vietnam Value is the only program initiated by the Government of Vietnam which aims to promote the national image and country brand through products and services. This is a long-term trade promotion program to build and develop Vietnam's trade names, geographical indications and trademarks of goods and services in domestic and foreign markets.

The announcement ceremony for products and services winning the Vietnam Value 2022 award was attended by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, Head of the Central Committee of Economy Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien, as well as leaders of other ministries and agencies.

Speaking at the ceremony, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh praised the award-winning enterprises and highly appreciated the significance and practical effectiveness of the program. "Building a strong country brand is a particularly important, urgent and strategic task involving many different fields, which requires the participation and efforts of the whole political system, economic sectors, localities and people, especially the business community. 

The Government understands, listens and will continue to support enterprises to overcome difficulties as well as create conditions for them to develop. On the other hand, award-winning enterprises must prove that they deserve to be leading national brands as well as are worthy of the trust of domestic and international customers by keep putting more efforts in doing their business. Such efforts act as the core to build Vietnam into a strong and prosperous country," the Prime Minister emphasized.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh speaks at the event.

Vietnam Value 2022 is an opportunity to recognize and honor products of top quality with high content of science and technology and reputation in the market, which can represent Vietnam’s country brand in the international arena.

At the ceremony, Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien said: "Vietnam Value is the only specific and long-term trade promotion program approved by Prime Minister to be held since 2003. The number of enterprises with products winning Vietnam Value award has continuously increased over the years, and they have affirmed their pioneering position and created a halo effect for other enterprises to develop. This program also helps improve the effectiveness of the "Vietnamese people prioritize Vietnamese goods" campaign. The award is a testament to the creative strength, continuous innovation, outstanding efforts and pioneering capacity of Vietnamese enterprises."

Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien speaks at the ceremony

A representative of Vietnam Value 2022 organizing committee said that the assessment for the award is very strict. For this, the committee has invited top experts in many fields to evaluate applications. At the same time, the committee has also cooperated with independent and professional assessment organizations to conduct brand awareness survey, financial health assessment and credit rating for each candidate, as well as consult with management agencies on law compliance regarding issues like tax, customs, environment, labor and insurance.

Mr. Nguyen Trung Chinh – Chairman of Board of Directors, Executive President of CMC Corporation said: "First of all, I would like to sincerely thank the Ministry of Industry and Trade and customers for voting for CMC Cloud to win Vietnam Value 2022 award. In the 20-year history of the award, CMC has also had many IT products winning this title. This year, we are proud to have a product in the field of cloud computing technology - CMC Cloud. CMC is proud to be a pioneer in cloud computing technology. This is one of the critical core technologies of Industry 4.0 and the foundation for the digital transformation of Vietnam to be faster and more efficient, thus bring useful values to customers and contribute to the digital transformation of millions of customers in Vietnam. The product is well loved and trusted by our customers. We are committed to continuing to improve product quality so as to better serve our customers and create useful values for them, just in line with the purpose of Vietnam Value."

Mr. Nguyen Trung Chinh -Chairman of Board of Directors, Executive President of CMC Corporation gives an interview to the press about Vietnam Value 2022 award.

CMC Cloud - The comprehensive cloud computing ecosystem for Vietnamese enterprises

CMC Cloud is researched and developed by CMC Telecom - a member company of CMC Corporation based on cloud computing platform and uses Infrastructure as Code, an open-source technology. This advanced technology is also used by Microsoft, AWS, IBM and Google.

The entire physical system is provided with the most modern equipment from Dell and IBM Power; and is located at three Tier III Data Centers of CMC Telecom - these are also the only data centers in Vietnam that are PCI DSS certified.

Mr. Le Anh Vu - Creative Director of CMC Telecom represents the company to receive the award.

Compared to other technology giants in the world, a "local Cloud" like CMC Cloud has many advantages of its own, thanks to its understanding of the "taste" of local businesses. Vietnamese enterprises using domestic services will always be guaranteed with easier access, better customer service and 24/7 support. Moreover, a notable advantage of domestic enterprises like CMC Telecom is that its infrastructure is located near customers, which allows for fast processing and minimal latency.

Ministry of Trade and Industry has presented the Vietnam Value award to 172 enterprises with a total of 325 products

Mr. Le Anh Vu, Creative Director of CMC Telecom, said: "Years ago, CMC has recognized the need for cloud computing technology and has quickly taken a step ahead to develop CMC Cloud - an open ecosystem that supports flexible cross-platform connectivity for Vietnamese enterprises. The awards won by CMC Cloud are the recognition of domestic and international organizations for the efforts to be innovative, technology strength, quality of products and services and outstanding competitiveness of CMC Telecom in the market. At the same time, they also affirm the right development direction and the pioneering position in terms of Cloud services of CMC Telecom in recent time”.

The launching ceremony of CMC's Tan Thuan Data Center on August 15, 2022 provides infrastructure for Vietnam's No.1 cloud computing platform, CMC Cloud.

A team specializing in Cloud construction and operation

Through 14 years of working with customers, CMC Telecom has foreseen and had a clear orientation towards Cloud platform. The company has a team specializing in Cloud operation in place, which consists of over 300 members including integration engineers and experts to create a continuous chain from solution and engineering to deployment and post-deployment.

"Cloud computing can be considered the "backbone" in the delivery of almost all digital services. CMC Cloud is a suitable choice for many, especially small and medium-sized enterprises who need a flexible Cloud platform in terms of price, model or system with popular workloads but does not require the number and complexity of services. We are also preparing to launch an upgraded version of CMC Cloud with many new features to meet the higher demands of enterprises and narrow the gap between us and international Cloud platforms in terms of scalability and features," Mr. Luu Danh Anh Vu, Director of CMC Telecom's Solution Consulting Center emphasized.

Mr. Luu Danh Anh Vu, Director of Solution Consulting Center of CMC Telecom

With the current robust digital transformation, businesses need an "open cloud ecosystem" with high flexibility like CMC Cloud to easily make use of all available advantages and appropriately meet the diverse business needs from many technology suppliers in the world.

Vietnam Value is a specific and long-term trade promotion initiated by the Government to build and develop the country brand through product brands. Over nearly 20 years of conception and development, Vietnam Value aims to sponsor quality and reputable product brands in order to help Vietnamese enterprises gain a foothold in the domestic market and have conditions to introduce their brands to the world.