"The partnership marks an important milestone for enterprises in Indonesia and also to our global MNC customers looking to expand into this market," Tata Communications Growth Ventures and Service Provider Business CEO Rangu Salgame said in a statement.
With this partnership, Tata Communications' customers, globally, will be able to access Indosat's local data centres and services. "The link-up with Indosat means that enterprises in the local market can tap into our existing global network," Salgame said.
Indosat and Tata Communications will offer enterprises with Indonesia presence unified communications, security services as well as several industry-specific solutions. "The development means enterprises will have access to tried and tested solutions that can be tailored to create local variations that ensure high performance, quick delivery and the highest level of customer support," Indosat President Director and CEO Alexander Rusli said.
Citing reports, the statement said, total enterprise IT spending in Indonesia is expected to reach nearly USD 14 billion, out of which telecom services will account for about USD 5 billion and data centre services about USD 750 million by 2018.