Lintasarta and NetApp Collaborate to Offer Cloud Computing Services to Increase Organizations’ Business Performance

JAKARTA, Indonesia - September 21, 2011 - PT Aplikanusa Lintasarta (Lintasarta) recently announced its Lintasarta Cloud Services solutions, built on NetApp, that comprise Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings to enable organizations to move their IT infrastructure services and applications in various divisions -- email applications, enterprise resource planning, human resources, finance, logistics - to the cloud. Leveraging NetApp's (NASDAQ: NTAP) innovative global ecosystem of cloud partners and a product portfolio of new integrated cloud management capabilities and pre-validated cloud infrastructure solutions, Lintasarta Cloud Services is able to save up to 50% of its IT maintenance costs.

To strengthen its customers' IT infrastructure transition to quickly and effectively take advantage of the latest cloud technologies, Lintasarta engaged NetApp, together with Cisco and VMware, to implement FlexPod -- a prevalidated configuration of an optimized data center solution in a rack, composed of leading compute, storage, and software components to easily scale vertically or horizontally to accommodate multiple workloads, from data warehouse solutions to secure multi-tenant environments.

In an every-increasing competitive economic environment, organizations and small medium enterprises (SMEs) are re-evaluating their way of doing business to maximize time and cost efficiencies, and productivity. When the in-house IT capabilities could not accommodate certain business requirements, they are increasingly considering the move to outsource their IT services to the cloud.

In cloud computing seminar at Hotel Mulia Senayan that is held today, a joint event between Lintasarta and NetApp, Teddy Sis Herdianto, VAS Commerce General Manager PT. Aplikanusa Lintasarta, explained, "Cloud computing with the FlexPod topology provides high flexibility, redundancy warranty, cost management improvement by transforming the capex to a controlled opex expenditure for Lintasarta Cloud Services customers."

"Our customers' transformation towards cloud is guaranteed to have a SAFE cloud computing system," added Teddy. "Lintasarta Cloud Services are SAFE - i.e. Secure in terms of technology platform, data privacy, ISO warranty and Cloud Security Alliance; Affordable; Flexible with high scalability; and Excellent in performance, support, and experience". "As the only ICT company that receives ISO 27001 certification in 2005 from SGS International for information security warranty, it is important for Lintasarta to provide cloud computing services with a guaranteed security assurance to its customers".

According to Teddy, Lintasarta Cloud Services provide varied options -- private cloud offerings with on-demand cloud services; hybrid cloud offerings to give flexibility; or public cloud offerings with IaaS to access business applications through the Internet in the form of a service-on-demand model. With Pay-As-You-Grow concept, Lintasarta Cloud Services customers only have to pay upon their business requirements.

"CIOs and IT managers today are seeking alternatives that help them keeping pace with the demands of their business today while allowing them to adapt and evolve as their businesses grow," said Steven Law, NetApp Country Manager for Indonesia and Philippines. "NetApp enables Lintasarta to provide a flexible and efficient shared IT infrastructure for its customers - as the foundation for their cloud services - to accelerate their business growth with flexibility and efficiency and ready their IT for the future."

About PT Aplikanusa Lintasarta (Company profile of Lintasarta)
Founded in 1988, Lintasarta is specialist in data communications, Internet and value added services for any industrial sectors. Lintasarta service has now enjoyed more than 1,700 corporate customers with support of more than 19,000 network infrastructure, including data communications, Internet and value added services.

Lintasarta delivers professional services ranging from pre-sale through business consultant, network engineer for assessment and design, to post-sale with 24/7 Helpdesk, Customer Assistant Representative (CAR), and Customer Resident Assistant (CRA). With support of more than 1,000 experienced staffs own international certification (CDCS, CDCP , CCNA, CCNP, CCIP, CCSP, CEH , OCA, OCP, dan MCSE), Lintasarta can be found in 72 cities in Indonesia.

Lintasarta guarantees 99%, 99,9% and 99,99% for service level agreement, according to the customers' need, with network access availability consisting of Fiber Optic, Broadband Wireless Access and Satellite, and with support of multi backbone and fully back up which controlled through Network Monitoring System.

Lintasarta's infrastructures are based on Next Generation Network (NGN) platform. For quality of service warranty, Lintasarta has received ISO 9001:2008 certification, ISO 27001:2005 certification from SGS International, and OHSAS 18001:2007 certification (Occupational Health and Safety Management System) from Buereu Veritas.

About NetApp
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