Sarawak-based ICT companies can serve the needs of potential Middle Eastern investors better than the major global players from West Malaysia, according to the head of the state’s pioneering software solutions firm, Comserv.
Internet use in Malaysia grew 40 per cent in the first half of 2011. And with vast potential for online penetration in Sarawak, investors are being encouraged to become involved in one of the globe’s greatest internet growth areas.
Sarawak’s economy has been built largely on timber, palm oil and oil and gas. However, the government is placing greater importance on technology. A number of early birds have already made a mark in Sarawak, setting up a solid base for future growth.