Welcome!

News Feed Item

Frost & Sullivan's Frost the Trail Charity Run in Iskandar Malaysia Raises over RM70k for Charity

NUSAJAYA, JOHOR, Malaysia, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 13 April 2014, more than 200 runners and 80 volunteers convened at The Meridin @ Medini for the flag off of the inaugural Frost & Sullivan 'Frost the Trail Iskandar Malaysia' run for corporate social responsibility.

Frost the Trail Iskandar Malaysia is a run co-organized with Strategic Partners Medini and i2M Ventures, which aims to raise funds for the adopted charity, OrphanCARE, as well as instil an appreciation for nature and the environment. Frost the Trail Iskandar Malaysia 2014 collected more than RM70,000 in event sponsorship and donations, with 100% of the donations going directly to OrphanCARE.

Frost the Trail Iskandar Malaysia saw teams of four runners each having to complete a challenging route of 5km starting at The Meridin @ Medini and ending at Little Red Cube, Puteri Harbour. The team winners were tabulated based on the time each team of four managed to complete the circuit.

Thomas Tay, Director for Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific said, "We are grateful for the support we've received from corporate as well as donors for the Frost the Trail charity run, enabling us to in turn support OrphanCARE in fulfilling their mission."

"We hope that next year's Frost the Trail run, happening on 12 April 2015, will be bigger and better," he continued.

Many VIPs were in attendance including guest-of-honour Tan Sri Datuk Seri Shahrir bin Abdul Samad, Member of Parliament for Johor Baharu as well as Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of IRDA and Dr. Zaini Abu Bakar, ADUN Nusajaya. Also in attendance from Frost & Sullivan were David Frigstad, Chairman, Aroop Zutshi, Global President & Managing Partner, and Manoj Menon, Senior Partner & Asia Pacific Managing Director.

All are winners in this inaugural Frost the Trail Iskandar Malaysia Corporate Challenge 2014. However, the top 3 teams that came in were from Iskandar Investment Berhad, i2M Ventures and UMLand.

Medini and i2M Ventures are Strategic Partners while Platinum Donors include UMLand and Audi. Mah Sing Foundation is a Gold Donor while Executive Sponsors include Columbia Asia Hospital, IUVO Solutions, iProperty, Level 3, and Traders Hotel. Supporting Partners include Little Red Cube, Princeton Hotel, eBizway Research, MCT, Top Stainless, Lucky Music, and ARCO ID. The Iskandarian is a Media Partner.

To find out more about Frost the Trail Iskandar Malaysia and its beneficiary or to support this event as a donor, please visit - www.frost.com/frost-the-trail-im

About Frost & Sullivan Malaysia

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today's market participants. Frost & Sullivan established an office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2000. The Kuala Lumpur office currently has more than 100 dedicated consultants covering 9 major industries across 18 countries in Asia Pacific. 

Frost & Sullivan is also proud to partner with Multimedia Development Corporation and i2M Ventures Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad to set up a Global Innovation Centre in Medini. The Global Innovation Center in Iskandar will serve Frost & Sullivan's global operations and offices, providing opportunities for local employees to work on global projects, while developing and delivering capabilities that assist in driving Growth, Innovation and Leadership for our local and global clients.

Contact Us:     Start the discussion

Join Us:                Join our community

Subscribe:       Newsletter on "the next big thing" 

Register:        Gain access to visionary innovation

Media contact:

Carrie Low
Corporate Communications – Asia Pacific
T: +603 6204 5910
E: [email protected]

http://www.frost.com

SOURCE Frost & Sullivan

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
"We're bringing out a new application monitoring system to the DevOps space. It manages large enterprise applications that are distributed throughout a node in many enterprises and we manage them as one collective," explained Kevin Barnes, President of eCube Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named "Platinum Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place in November in Silicon Valley, California.
SYS-CON Events announced today that delaPlex will exhibit at SYS-CON's @CloudExpo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. delaPlex pioneered Software Development as a Service (SDaaS), which provides scalable resources to build, test, and deploy software. It’s a fast and more reliable way to develop a new product or expand your in-house team.
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
Extreme Computing is the ability to leverage highly performant infrastructure and software to accelerate Big Data, machine learning, HPC, and Enterprise applications. High IOPS Storage, low-latency networks, in-memory databases, GPUs and other parallel accelerators are being used to achieve faster results and help businesses make better decisions. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at NVIDIA, focused on some of the unique ways extreme computing is...
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
WebRTC sits at the intersection between VoIP and the Web. As such, it poses some interesting challenges for those developing services on top of it, but also for those who need to test and monitor these services. In his session at WebRTC Summit, Tsahi Levent-Levi, co-founder of testRTC, reviewed the various challenges posed by WebRTC when it comes to testing and monitoring and on ways to overcome them.
Every successful software product evolves from an idea to an enterprise system. Notably, the same way is passed by the product owner's company. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Oleg Lola, CEO of MobiDev, will provide a generalized overview of the evolution of a software product, the product owner, the needs that arise at various stages of this process, and the value brought by a software development partner to the product owner as a response to these needs.
The Internet of Things can drive efficiency for airlines and airports. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Sudip Majumder, senior director of development at Oracle, discussed the technical details of the connected airline baggage and related social media solutions. These IoT applications will enhance travelers' journey experience and drive efficiency for the airlines and the airports.
For organizations that have amassed large sums of software complexity, taking a microservices approach is the first step toward DevOps and continuous improvement / development. Integrating system-level analysis with microservices makes it easier to change and add functionality to applications at any time without the increase of risk. Before you start big transformation projects or a cloud migration, make sure these changes won’t take down your entire organization.
In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu’s platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu).
In the first article of this three-part series on hybrid cloud security, we discussed the Shared Responsibility Model and examined how the most common attack strategies persist, are amplified, or are mitigated as assets move from data centers to the cloud. Today, we’ll look at some of the unique security challenges that are introduced by public cloud environments. While cloud computing delivers many operational, cost-saving and security benefits, it takes place in a public, shared and on-demand ...
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sudarshan Krishnamurthi, a Senior Manager, Business Strategy, at Cisco Systems, will discuss how IT and operational technology (OT) work together, as opposed to being in separate siloes as once was traditional. Attendees will learn how to fully leverage the power of IoT in their organization by bringing the two sides together and bridging the communication gap. He will also look at what good leadership must entail in order to accomplish this, and how IT managers ca...
In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu’s platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu).
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CA Technologies helps customers succeed in a future where every business – from apparel to energy – is being rewritten by software. From ...