Telstra and Telkom Indonesia Sign Joint Venture
Published on: 28th Aug 2014
Australia's Telstra and Telkom Indonesia have signed a joint venture agreement to provide Network Application and Services to companies operating in Indonesia.
Network Application and Services (NAS) support business continuity, operational efficiency and productivity improvement and protect business information, allowing enterprises to focus more on their core business and end customers.
Telstra Global Enterprise and Services Group Executive, Brendon Riley, said the joint venture brings together two of the region's leading telecommunication and enterprise service providers in a strategic partnership to deliver NAS for enterprises operating in Indonesia.
"The JV is an important step in Telstra's Asia strategy and aligns with our aim to build new growth businesses that leverage the strengths of our unique NAS capabilities. We are excited to build a new market of enterprise solutions with Telkom," Mr Riley said.
"By partnering with Telkom Indonesia in the fast growing NAS market we leverage local expertise, a respected brand and service capabilities. The JV will deliver locally supported managed data network and security services, as well as cloud and unified communications services.
The joint venture will be led by CEO Phill Sporton. Mr Sporton was most recently Executive Director Customer Service Delivery for Telstra, leading a team of over 15,000 people across three continents.
The service plans to launch next year.