Indonesia's FiberStar seals Cisco SD-WAN deal

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Indonesian telecommunications service provider FiberStar is ramping up its Software-defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) play after striking a partnership with Cisco that will see it deliver new solutions to enterprises across the country.

The Indonesian network infrastructure service provider said in a press note that the partners will work together to deliver innovative SD-WAN solutions, to transform the connectivity experience of enterprise customers.

FiberStar customers can now use Cisco SD-WAN services to increase their digital and business resilience, reduce the impact of network outages, and enhance their security posture, said the release.

Marina Kacaribu, Director of Cisco Indonesia said, “Digital transformation is a strategic priority for businesses in Indonesia. Today, digital transformation has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic which has increasingly driven the demand for cloud applications and development for remote work or work from anywhere. Cisco SD-WAN helps customers navigate this dynamic operating environment, by efficiently connecting applications with employees working in different locations, so organizations can deliver applications to users securely, and shape IT agility more cost-effectively. We are delighted to partner with FiberStar to support companies in Indonesia with innovative technology that will enable them to unlock new opportunities in Indonesia’s fast-growing digital economy.”

President Director of PT Mega Akses Persada (FiberStar), Sugiharto Darmakusuma said, “We are very pleased to be joining as the industry-leading Cisco SD-WAN solution partner. Since our establishment seven years ago, we have always been committed to providing fast, stable, and reliable network services with a high level of security to customers across the country. This partnership with Cisco brings us one step closer to our goals and allows us to transform and enhance the connectivity experience for businesses in Indonesia, as well as support their digital transformation goals. With SD-WAN technology, Fiberstar provides solutions for customers in managing the network in the future.”

According to the release, FiberStar works with companies across industry sectors to improve connectivity, traffic, and data transmission on their fibre optic networks. FiberStar provides telecommunications services ranging from data communication, voice, interactive video, and various other Internet of Things (IoT) derivatives, it said.
FiberStar’s customers include Internet Service Providers (ISPs), cellular provider companies, companies from all segments of the Enterprise, ranging from Banking, Insurance, Finance, Universities, Hospitality, Retail, Convenient Stores, and others, the release added. FiberStar services also include residential services using the technology in collaboration with pay-tv partners and ISPs throughout Indonesia.

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