PRESTIGIOUS "GLOBAL IT EXCELLENCE" AWARD TO INTRALOT
INTRALOT was honoured with the prestigious “Global IT Excellence Award 2008” by the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) during the 16th World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT 2008), the global forum on information and communications technology, which was held in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Themed “The Global Impact of Information and Communications Technology: Enable Businesses, Empower Societies, Enrich Economies”, the five-day event (May 18-22, 2008), drew more than 3,200 delegates from over 90 countries.
Nominated for the “Private Sector Excellence Award” by the Federation of Hellenic Information Technology and Communications Enterprises (SEPE), member of the WITSA, INTRALOT participated in an international voting procedure by a multinational committee consisted of professionals belonging to WITSA’s member associations worldwide.
INTRALOT was distinguished among other organizations all over the world for the demonstration of effectiveness of the use of IT, the number of people benefiting from the application of the technology, the degree of effectiveness of the technology, and the level of innovation used in implementing the technology's application. The Private Sector Excellence Award recognizes information technology users, whose innovative uses of information technology directly increase a business ability to meet its objectives, improve its competitiveness or better serve its customers needs.
At the occasion of the awarding, Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos, CEO of INTRALOT, stated: “We are extremely honoured to receive this significant award by such a prominent global Organization, whose members comprise more than 90% of the global ICT market. In particular, we would like to thank the Federation of Hellenic Information Technology and Communications Enterprises (SEPE) for proposing INTRALOT to this prestigious contest. The flagship event of WCIT, also known as the Olympics of the ICT, was an excellent opportunity to share our practices and celebrate our distinction with people from the top ICT companies worldwide. This new recognition of our efforts by the World Information Technology and Services Alliance ratifies our commitment to excellence and innovation”.
The first WITSA Awards were held at the 2000 World Congress on IT, in Taipei. The WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards are held every two years, in connection with WITSA’s premier event; the World Congress on IT. The Awards program aims at identifying the most outstanding users of information and communications technology.
INTRALOT, a public listed company, is the leading supplier of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, innovative game content and sports betting management, to state-licensed gaming organizations worldwide. It’s broad portfolio of products & services, its know-how of Lottery, Betting & Video Lottery operations and its leading-edge technology, give INTRALOT a competitive advantage which contributes directly to customers’ efficiency, profitability and growth. With presence in more than 40 countries, with 4.200 people and revenues of €835,5 m. for 2007, INTRALOT has established its presence on all 5 continents.