Hitachi Sunway and Tata Communications Strengthen Presence in ASEAN

Announce partnership to enable the digital transformation journey of enterprises in the region

PETALING JAYA, DECEMBER 15, 2016 --- Hitachi Sunway Information Systems Sdn. Bhd. (Hitachi Sunway), a leading one-stop IT services and solutions provider in ASEAN, today announces a partnership with Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™. With this partnership, Hitachi Sunway will now be able to provide its more than 1000 enterprise customers in ASEAN access to Tata Communications’ robust portfolio of Managed Network Services, Managed Security Services and Unified Communications & Collaboration (UCC) offerings.

Cheah Kok Hoong, Group CEO and Director of Hitachi Sunway says, “We are honoured to be Tata Communications’ chosen partner in ASEAN. With Tata Communications on board, we will be able to strengthen our network services offerings throughout the region by offering a wide range of globally recognized telecommunication products and managed services. Customers can expect to access a variety of solutions for MPLS, cloud security and more. At the same time, Tata Communications will be able to extend their influence in the region through our wide network of customers that span across the region.”

Sumeet Walia, Head, Global Enterprise Business, Tata Communications says, “In the past year, Tata Communications has continued to invest in a broad range of service expansions, introducing new advanced managed services built on our strong network presence in the emerging and developed markets. Our strategic partnerships are a key component of this strategy as we deliver dedicated platforms that enable business transformation for enterprises across the globe. Hitachi Sunway’s regional presence and credibility were the reason we picked them as our partner here in ASEAN. We are pleased to be working with them to expand our footprint in the region.”

Hitachi Sunway operates in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines and Myanmar, offering a wide range of services including enterprise resource planning (ERP), product lifecycle management (PLM), IT infrastructure, data centre and cloud solutions, network solutions and more.

“Hitachi Sunway has always strived to be the one stop IT centre for our customers. Customers no longer want to DIY their business needs. They want to be connected and business ready in the shortest amount of time and that is where Hitachi Sunway excels. Tata Communications’ products will help us complete our product offering to enable us to offer our customers a complete IT suite. For customers, this means Hitachi Sunway is their single point of contact providing end-to-end digital transformation for their business,” adds Cheah.

Tata Communications owns and operates the world’s largest and most advanced subsea fibre cable network. Today, over 24% of the world’s Internet routes travel over Tata Communications’ network, and the company is the only Tier-1 provider that is in the top five by routes in five continents.