Press Release

Today, Indosat Ooredoo, one of South East Asia’s leading telecom operators has announced that it is entering a partnership with NetFoundry™, the leaders in cloud native networking. Together the companies are introducing Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) to the industry.

Indosat Ooredoo today serves thousands of top enterprises in Indonesia addressing their business networking and cloud connectivity needs. Indosat Ooredoo has built a robust and fully redundant network that covers almost 90% of Indonesia’s total population.

This partnership is set to put Indosat Ooredoo on course to become the leader of cloud transformation in Indonesia through Network-as-a-Service (NaaS), and its IoT and SaaS applications. The partnership in particular is set to focus on a game-changing outlook on NaaS which will combine service bundling with cloud and connectivity to increase the value proposition substantially. Furthermore, Indosat Ooredoo’s influence in the telecom sector will be significantly enhanced by utilizing NetFoundry’s global partnership with Amazon Web Services, Google and Azure by progressing the way in which service users can access and operate within the cloud.

“Indosat Ooredoo’s vision is to become a leading digital telco in Indonesia. In this challenging situation, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we are committed to supporting the Government and the people of Indonesia. Our capacities and solutions are enabling the seamless communication modern workers need to operate at a new ‘normal’, enabled by a reliable and secure network. Our new partnership with NetFoundry will make this possible because our networks are quicker, safer, and easier to operate than ever before,” said Bayu Hanantasena, Chief Business Officer of Indosat Ooredoo.

“Soon with the launch of Indosat Ooredoo NaaS services, our first priority will be to give the “remote worker enablement “ a new face via this next-generation solution for the enterprises & SME of Indonesia market who are struggling in COVID-19 pandemic to solve their “work from home” situation using old VPN technology,” added Bayu Hanantasena.

NetFoundry (NF) is a leader of on-demand instant, anytime, anywhere, any network-based programmable software defined Cloud & IoT networking. Gartner recognizes NetFoundry as one of the key players in zero trust networking as well as interconnecting public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure or Google. NetFoundry as next generation software define networking connects to any cloud, any edge, any app, any data center, any IoT environment in minutes, with 3x to 10x performance, 5 layer of security built with massive cost savings for enterprises who have been entangled with old telco methods.

“Indosat Ooredoo has decided to change gears, become the first digital services player to create a journey of ecosystem orchestrator and differentiate itself from a traditional telco and has built its services around applications in the modern and multi-cloud world, where data must be reliable, secure and delivered anywhere, anytime without depending on traditional methods and networks,” said Dipesh Ranjan, Vice President and Managing Director of Asia Pacific at NetFoundry.

“NetFoundry enables zero trust based secure and reliable connectivity between our customers and their various apps hosted across a distributed environment in Public or Private Cloud, no matter where our client is based or connected. Our cloud orchestrated & zero trust model reliably deploys and manages global software-defined networks, optimizes internet, and improves security. Indosat NaaS will enable both NetFoundry and Indosat Ooredoo to go one step further for Indonesia customers,” added Dipesh Ranjan, VP & MD of Asia-Pacific at NetFoundry.