Indosat Ooredoo Inks $200M Deal with IBM to Jointly Develop & Deliver Cloud-based Solutions

Indosat Ooredoo Inks $200M Deal with IBM to Jointly Develop & Deliver Cloud-based Solutions Image Credit: IBM

Indosat Ooredoo has inked a deal worth $200 million to jointly develop and deliver cloud-based solutions, powered by IBM Cloud, to help Indonesian businesses drive innovation and agility, streamline their processes and improve productivity. Both firms will form a subsidiary, Lintasarta to undertake the development of cloud solutions and also to build a new data center. 

Indonesian clients of Indosat Ooredoo and IBM will be able to access jointly developed cloud-based solutions built on IBM's Cloud platform -- IBM Bluemix -- accelerating collaboration and automation of software delivery and infrastructure changes. Clients also will have access to IBM MaaS360, a cloud-based enterprise mobility management platform.

Indosat Ooredoo and IBM also announced a related five-year technology services agreement to deliver digital and operational transformation to all aspects of Indosat Ooredoo's operations to support the rapid development of new services that are easier to access, less complex and more affordable to use. IBM will upgrade Indosat Ooredoo's IT infrastructure and deliver a range of application management services, including a test environment that will improve time to market for the development of new customer-facing services and applications.

Martin Jetter, senior vice president, IBM Global Technology Services
This collaboration shows how IBM's expertise, technology and services can help Indosat Ooredoo and Lintasarta lead market change in Indonesia while also transforming their existing operations.

Alexander Rusli, President and CEO of Indosat Ooredoo
Our customers in both telecommunications and IT services are going to benefit from this relationship through improved access to world class offerings and services.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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