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Dating back to 1984, Extol has established a rich ICT history when the company first opened its doors as a distributor for hardware and software products. Extol ventured into ICT Security in 1990 and by 1992 it had researched and developed an award winning anti-virus software called, Armour. Building on a strong research and development heritage, Extol has expanded its ICT Security offerings that includes ICT Security consultancy and certification; Managed Security Services and Systems monitoring; Secured Enterprise Applications that focus on authentication and access with artificial intelligence research. Listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange with an IPO in 2006, Extol continues to push innovation in tomorrow’s security solutions and expand its offerings and operations on a regional basis.

History Timeline

2012 : Extol was awarded the Selangor WIFI Project which covers a total number of 112 site locations for the entire state of Selangor
2011 : Awarded PSMB 2011 Minister of Human Resource Development Award
2010 : Achieved 3 STAR Rating by TUV Rheinland STAR
2009 : Matured to CMMI Level 3
2008 : Software Testing Capability Award by MDec
2007 : Awarded MS ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management Systems & IQ Net Certifications
2006 : Listed on ACE (Mesdaq) Market
Awarded ISO27001:2005 (ISMS) Certification
2004 : Granted MSC status
Designed its MSS operations unit and provided 24 x 7 surveillance service
2002 : Organized and hosted “Capture the Flag’ event
1994 : First technological alliance forged in 1994 with a foreign partner, Norman DDS, to develop the anti-virus solution that was used by Dept of Defence, USA
Became known as security service provider
Developed security solutions.
1992 : Developed its flagship product ‘Armour’ anti-virus software
1984 : Incorporated in 1984 to distribute ICT hardware & software products