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08 November 2011, Multipolar Technology is Ready to Take Service Provider Obtains Metro Ethernet Forum's International Certification

Jakarta, 8th November 2011 – Multipolar Technology is the first System Integrator (SI) in Indonesia which has successfully assist ICON+ to be the first Metro Ethernet provider with International Certification from Metro Ethernet Forum.

“This achievement marks Multipolar’s competency as System Integrator that should be taken into account in supporting telecommunication industry, who has successfully completed network configuration, troubleshooting and optimizing ICON+'s Metro Ethernet network to pass the required International Standard from Metro Ethernet Forum,“ said Harijono Suwarno, President Director of PT Multipolar Technology.

Multipolar was tasked to test and adjust the network configuration for ICON+ with reference to
MEF9 and MEF14 standardization. It covers functionalities and network performance tests for
Ethernet Private Line (EPL), Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL) and Ethernet Local Area Network (ELAN) services. ICON+ became one of six telecommunication providers in Asia that get certification from Metro Ethernet Forum this year.

Multipolar has experienced and competent resources with vast knowledge in telecommunication
sector as well as IP transport and Internet service provider, and has the capability to evaluate and fine tune Metro Ethernet network. “Our engineers have Expert Certifications in Metro Ethernet area, and we are in a roadmap to develop higher competency of Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional,“ Harijono says. “With that certification, we are ready to assist other Metro Ethernet service providers to deliver Metro service that meet the international standard,“ he added.
Metro Ethernet is a popular name of VPN service based on Layer 2, and is widely used by customers in banking, education, government, media and telecommunication sectors. Metro Ethernet service can be applied in mobile backhaul, to support transmission infrastructure of mobile operator for its mobile device. Metro Ethernet Forum is a global industry alliance comprising of more than 193 companies – including telecommunication service providers, cable TV operators and network equipment vendors – who issue the certification to standardize the Ethernet network service providers worldwide.

About Multipolar Technology
PT Multipolar Technology (MLPT) is a wholly owned subsidiary of PT Multipolar Tbk (MLPL), a
publicly-listed and diversified investment holding company with 2010 consolidated total assets of US$ 1.6 billion and annual revenues of US$ 1.2 billion. Multipolar Technology is a prominent IT System Integrator in Indonesia with proven track record for more than 35 years in banking and financial industries, telecommunications, government and healthcare sectors - and a recognized partner of global technology companies such as Cisco, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and NCR which has obtained ISO 9001:2008 certifications for hardware, software and professional services. Multipolar Technology helps businesses in their IT activities, enable healthcare information services for hospitals, implement e-learning solutions to educational institutions, enable banks to provide 24x7 service, support communication solutions for telecommunication operators, provide advice to government institutions on collaborative e-Government services, provide business intelligence solutions for manufacturers, retailers and services company, as well as implement unified service provisioning for property developers. For more information please visit www.multipolar.com.

About ICON+
PT Indonesia Comnets Plus or known with ICON+ is a subsidiary of PT PLN (Persero) which is engaged in service provider and telecommunications services. Established on 3rdOctober 2000, ICON+ offers broad range of products and services which covers ClearChannel, IP VPN based MPLS, Metronet, broadband internet access, VoIP, and banking system application with 99% high availability and consistent reliability, with minimal downtime. Its range of services has reinforce the position of ICON+ in the banking industry, telecommunication, finance, and manufacturing, and reach 569 companies all over Indonesia as its customer. For further information please visit www.iconpln.co.id.
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For more information please contact:
PT Multipolar Technology
Susi Marlon
Dept Head Principal Relations & Marketing
P+62 (21) 546 0011
F +62 (21) 546 0020
susi.marlon@multipolar.com
www.multipolar.com

 

 

 

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