IOH Becomes the First Company with Cisco Gold Provider Partner Status in Indonesia

INDOSAT Ooredoo Hutchison (IOH), through Indosat Business, has been recognized as the first telecommunications company in Indonesia to achieve Cisco Gold Provider Partner status. This recognition marks the company’s excellence and expertise in providing as-a-service and managed service solutions based on Cisco Power Services (CPS), specifically Cisco SD-WAN and Meraki SD-WAN.

In 2021, Cisco introduces the Cisco Partner Program, a unified framework that recognizes and rewards partner investments and their value to customers, based on the partner’s four primary roles: integrator, provider, developer, and advisor. The program is available in three levels: Gold, Premier, and Select. This year, Indosat Business managed to get certified as a Gold Provider Partner.

IOH Chief Business Officer Bayu Hanantasena said “We are happy to be recognized as the first Telecommunications Company in Indonesia to win Cisco Gold Provider Partner which demonstrates our position as an industry-leading as-a-service and managed service provider partner. As business players turn to solutions Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), managed services, and cloud-based services, we are committed to delivering next-generation cloud-based connectivity solutions to help business customers connect seamlessly in any cloud environment and optimize their operational performance.”

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“As Cisco’s Gold Provider Partner in Indonesia, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison’s business customers who are in need of SaaS solutions and managed services can now take advantage of the company’s Managed SD-WAN. Cisco brings various technologies such as 5G, WiFi6, and IoT integrated with the IT policy framework and enterprise security. For example for hybrid work, remote workers connected with experts on demand, enabling enhanced collaboration with WebEx. This enables enterprises to leverage 5G for remote asset connection with SD-WAN, while at the same time, protecting critical infrastructure with Cisco Meraki cameras and IoT sensors connected to a video AI solution via 5G,” said Sanjay Kaul, President, APJ Service Provider, Cisco.

Indosat Business’s Managed SD-WAN solution offers various benefits for business customers:

  1. SD-WAN solutions come at competitive prices as Indosat Business becomes Cisco’s Gold Provider Partner.
  2. One-stop solution for all SaaS and managed services provided through a flexible subscription model, supported by Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison’s extensive network connectivity.
  3. CAPEX cost reduction and operational cost efficiency along with this solution will optimize access and ease of control over business applications through a single cloud-based dashboard.
  4. A world-class Managed SD-WAN solution, with Cisco recognized by Gartner as the Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Edge WAN Infrastructure.

As Cisco’s Gold Provider Partner, Indosat Business offers industry-leading SaaS solutions and managed services for business customers to thrive in a cloud-first SASE architecture.

Managed SD-WAN Indosat Business, supported by Cisco, is a cutting-edge solution for business customers of all levels, offering reliable access to cloud-based or on-premise business applications, to secure networks from the evolving threat landscape. (RO/OL-1)

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