Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Software and IT
Services Association (VINASA) presented the Sao Khue Awards to 73 information
and technology (IT) solutions and services, and software products in a ceremony
in Hanoi on April 21.
Addressing the event, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications
Nguyen Minh Hong praised the role played by VINASA and IT enterprises
nationwide for the country’s IT sector’s development.
Sao Khue 2018 received 103 nominations from 80 organisations and enterprises
nationwide, of which 51 software products and 22 IT services were awarded Sao
This year’s award gave priority to IT products, solutions and
services related research, application of new technology trends such as
artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Thing (IoT), Big Data, Robotic
Process Automation (RPA), Blockchain, and Virtual Reality (VR), which are hoped
to promote digital conversion process in enterprises and organisations.
The Top 10 Sao Khue were also awarded to the most excellent
products and services from the Bank for Investment and Development (BIDV),
FPT Software, ISOFH company, ITSOL company, TIMA Group, Viettel Network
Technologies Centre, Vietnam Posts and
Telecommunications Group (VNPT), Viettel Telecom and Information Technology Solution Centre, VTC
VINASA Chairman Truong Gia Binh affirmed the Sao Khue Awards will
continue to be innovated, aiming to encourage IT firms to make their utmost and
promote innovation, focusing on promoting digital conversion strategy, and
developing high-quality services and products, thus serving Vietnam’s
development and the demand in international markets.
Initiated in 2003, the award aims to honour high-quality and
effective IT products and services in domestic market, which also can make
inroads into international markets, contributing to promoting IT application
and development in Vietnam in recent years.
The organising board has so far honoured over 800 outstanding software and IT
products and services.-VNA