Celcom accelerates digitalisation for Malaysian enterprises with cloud suite

 |   Microsoft Malaysia

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New digital solution in partnership with Microsoft to transform businesses securely and affordably

 KUALA LUMPUR, 21 JANUARY 2021 – Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom) introduces Celcom Cloud Suite, an affordable enterprise-class cloud service that focuses on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS), to accelerate digital adoption among local enterprises and businesses.

Celcom, in collaboration with Microsoft Malaysia, brings the trusted solution that combines the tools and platform for applications, infrastructure, data storage, software network, security and seamless deployment experience with reliable site recovery advantages. The service offers unparalleled potential for business owners to transform their business operations with such simplicity and cost efficacy, and is offered together with an array of cutting-edge solutions through Celcom’s one-stop digital kit, Celcom Business Suite™.

The high-performance yet cost-efficient cloud-computing solution empowers enterprises with quick business optimisation processes as it is easy to deploy, provides flexibility for business owners to easily add-on products and features whenever needed, and supported by a 24/7 technical team. This service will also further reduce the need for additional IT resources, enhancing cost-effectiveness. It also facilitates remote working, as it is accessible to anyone within the enterprise, anywhere, anytime.

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Malaysian business owners can customise and personalise their Celcom Cloud Suite based on various business requirements with the packages below:

  • Basic Package

Enables Micro to SMEs businesses to quickly and conveniently transform and enhance their businesses operations with cloud adoption, providing all its users with access to the cloud from anywhere and anytime, with the basic requirement from 50TB of storage and bandwidth of up to 100GB

  • Standard Package

Fits SMEs to Medium businesses that are looking to establish a competitive advantage in optimizing their businesses for Digital Transformation, Infrastructure modernization, and Seamless Storage Management with the requirement of system specifications based on the business needs from 450TB of storage and bandwidth of up to 100GB.

  •  Pro & Pro Plus Packages

Tailored for larger organisations and businesses looking towards legacy storage systems without high capital expenses. Easier access to data from anywhere and anytime with Protech Corporate data that provides security, high availability and resiliency. Made for business usage requirement from 450TB, RAM of up to 64GB, temporary storage of up to 400GB and bandwidth of up to 100GB

Idham Nawawi, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad said Celcom as a strong digital advocate, consistently endeavours to enhance and accelerate digital adoptions amongst its customers. The telco also realizes that the challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic would make it more pressing for businesses to adopt affordable digital solutions to ensure business sustainability.

“As the nation’s economic landscape strives to recover from the impacts of the pandemic, local businesses of multiple sizes are urgently looking for trusted and affordable digital solutions to optimise their business operations, especially when many are still implementing ‘work-from-home’ to ensure the safety of their employees. Upholding our role in supporting local businesses and providing innovative digital solutions such as Celcom Cloud Suite can greatly help businesses to thrive again throughout these challenging times.

“Combining Celcom’s widest LTE network coverage nationwide and our wide range of innovative offerings, we are more than ready to meet the digital needs of Malaysian enterprises. This partnership with Microsoft further elevates our capacity as a trusted digital solutions provider for businesses of all sizes, as we empower them with the capacity to accelerate digital adoption and digitally transform their business. From smaller brick and mortar businesses to larger enterprises, Celcom will always strive towards providing a ‘win-win-win’ situation, creating a sustainable digital ecosystem and benefit the rakyat and country,” he added.

“Digital transformation is now more imperative than ever to thrive in today’s emerging cloud-first world. Based on a study by Microsoft and IDC, 77% of business decision-makers in Malaysia say that innovation is now a ‘must’ for them to respond quickly to market challenges and opportunities,” said K. Raman, Managing Director of Microsoft Malaysia.

“To further fuel businesses’ innovation and resilience, we are pleased to partner Celcom for the launch of Celcom Cloud Suite. This is part of our long-term partnership to empowering Malaysia’s enterprises and businesses, both small and large. Having the right digital partners to facilitate digital transformation is crucial, and together with Celcom we look forward to accelerating the digital transformation of Malaysian organisations, leveraging the synergetic relationship between the tech and telco industries,” he added.

Celcom and Microsoft are also collaborating in other initiatives, such as Celcom’s internal processes enhancement, as well as expansion plans for consumer products and services, including cloud services offering. In 2019, Celcom and Microsoft sealed on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, aimed to accelerate Celcom’s shift to Cloud and re-imagine their work culture to better suit the digital needs in embracing 5G era.

For more information on Celcom Cloud Suite, visit https://business.celcom.com.my/cloud-suite

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