TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Alibaba Cloud has established two data centers to capture the US$400 million cloud market in Indonesia. Indonesia is a big market with its 60 million SMEs who prefer to adopt public cloud. The cloud market in Indonesia, valued at US$172 million in 2016, would grow to US$1.2 billion in 2020.
In Indonesia, Alibaba Cloud is powered by local partners in order to establish a comprehensive ecosystem to deliver relevant and responsive solutions that cater to the specific needs of Indonesian customers. Alibaba Cloud partners with local ISP, Indonet, to deploy the cloud services. The company has blossomed into a business enabler that delivers reliable local infrastructure, data centers, and managed IT services in Indonesia. As they looked toward the future, they have integrated Alibaba Cloud services and products that give Indonet a competitive advantage and allow their other online services such as POS systems to thrive.
Leon Chen, Country Manager of Indonesia, Alibaba Cloud, at Appreciate Dinner.
In 2017, the company partnered with Alibaba Cloud, acting as the main distributor for the latter’s cloud computing services in Indonesia. The partnership has seen success from both sides of the deal. Aside from Alibaba Cloud gaining entry into the Indonesian market, Indonet has been able to grow their market share by over 100%.
For Indonesia, Alibaba cloud is ready to boost Indonesian businesses with its latest products and features that were launched at MWC 2019, including data analytics, enterprise database, global networking, high-performance storage, and serverless computing.
Alibaba Cloud also brings added value to the country through its Internet Champion Global Accelerator Program. It aims to serve over 2,000 enterprises and startups by 2020 and train 1000 developers per year on cloud computing, AI and data intelligence.