ICON+ Improves Service Delivery With New Metropolitan Area Network From Datacraft

, Singapore (PressExposure) April 24, 2009 -- The MAN implementation will leverage on the country’s first 10 GB fibre optic infrastructure to give corporate users in high-rise buildings swift access to new ICON+ Metronet services at 10, 100 or 1,000 Mbps (mega bytes per second).

As a leading network provider in Indonesia, ICON+ has its sights set on becoming the preferred choice for telecommunications services users in the country. A subsidiary of PT PLN (Persero), the biggest electricity company in Indonesia, ICON+ provides fibre optic network which extends for more than 5,000 km across Java and Bali utilising PLN’s right of ways. Its broad client base consists of telecommunication operators, banks, manufacturers, and ISPs including contracts with the country’s biggest cellular, fixed line operator and the largest Indonesian bank.

This project requires Datacraft to provide IT services including Metro Ethernet routing infrastructure, Network design and topology, as well as staff training and ongoing support through Uptime maintenance services. Upon completion, the new MAN will enable telecommunications service carriers and business users alike to deliver a wide variety of sophisticated services quickly, reliably and cost-effectively to thousands of customers across the targeted area. The high volume network will also allow a wide variety of services to be offered including: Point-to-Point Layer 2 MPLS VPN; Ethernet Relay Services (ERS); Ethernet Wire Services (EWS); Multipoint Layer 2 MPLS VPN; Layer 3 MPLS VPN; Intranet; Extranet; and basic Internet access.

"ICON+ aims to be the preferred choice for telecommunications services users in Indonesia. We value Datacraft's Cisco Metro-E expertise and track record in the region as well as their close relationships with carriers. Datacraft has given ICON+ the best of both worlds with this new network proposal and implementation: the cost-effectiveness of a virtual private network and the high volume capacity of optical fibre – but without the need for traffic to traverse the Internet. We also have the additional benefit of Datacraft's professional network management service. The end result is a highly cost-effective next generation network." said Yulianto Sri Hartadi, Marketing and Service Development Manager for ICON+.

“In designing and implementing a network, it is critical to ensure that the infrastructure is highly scalable and well-positioned for future applications. Given the rapid business growth ICON+ enjoyed, we have designed a network that has a highly expandable capacity so as to cater to the rapid growth in traffic volume and bandwidth demand,” said Patrap Yakin, General Manager for Datacraft Indonesia. “Another advantage for ICON+ is that with the additional PoPs set up across Jakarta, its new corporate users can quickly and easily sign up for the network and get their services activated in a matter of days – instead of weeks.”

About ICON+ A network provider, ICON+ is a subsidiary of PT PLN (Persero), the biggest electricity company in Indonesia, and providing fibre optic network which extends over more than 5,000km across Java and Bali utilising PLN’s right of ways. The main services provided by ICON+ are Clear Channel, for protocol independent data transmission, based on end-to-end fibre optic network; Internet Protocol-Virtual Private Network (IP VPN); MetroNet and Internet Service Provider (ISP); and Network Access Point (NAP).

About Datacraft Datacraft is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dimension Data plc (LSE:DDT), a US$4.5 billion leading global IT solutions and services provider. Datacraft operates in over 50 offices across 13 Asia Pacific countries. We help clients plan, build, support, manage, improve and innovate their IT infrastructures. Datacraft combines an expertise in networking, converged communications, security, data centre, storage, Microsoft solutions and contact centre technologies, with advanced skills in consulting, integration, training and managed services to craft IT solutions for businesses. For more information, please visit http://www.datacraft-asia.com.

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About Datacraft

Datacraft is the leading independent IT services and solutions company in Asia Pacific. The company helps clients plan, build, support and manage their IT infrastructures. Datacraft combines an expertise in networking, security, Microsoft solutions, storage and contact centre technologies, with advanced skills in consulting and integration, as well as training and managed services, to craft IT solutions for businesses.

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Press Release Submitted On: April 23, 2009 at 8:18 am
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