Indosat Ooredoo and IBM (NYSE: IBM) will develop and deliver solutions on the IBM Cloud to help businesses streamline processes and improve productivity, the companies said.
This five-year partnership, valued at about USD200 million, will help better serve customers in the world´s fourth most populous country.
Indosat Ooredoo and IBM will build an integrated command center to serve local clients of both companies by monitoring and managing their operations and information technology, and building IT skills and capabilities in Indonesia. IBM will also help Indosat Ooredoo transform its own IT operations, improving overall client experience and supporting the rapid development of new telecommunications services in the country.
IBM and Indosat Ooredoo´s subsidiary, Lintasarta, will 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.
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.
IBM Global Technology Services offers end-to-end IT consulting and business services supported by an unparalleled global delivery network that is transforming its business to lead in an era of Cognitive and Cloud.
Indosat Ooredoo (IDX:ISAT) is building Indonesia´s leading digital telco, enabling access and greater connectivity for everybody and every business.