Intelligent CIO APAC Issue 1 - Page 12

NEWS Infortrend helps Vietnamese TV station modernize MAM and database Cloud4C appoints country leader to enhance focus on Indonesian cloud market Indonesia is among the fastest growing markets in ASEAN, with demand for cloud services increasing rapidly in the last five years. Cloud4C, a leading cloud managed services provider, has announced the appointment of Audy Antow as the country leader for Indonesia. The appointment forms a part of the company vision to expand its footprint in the ASEAN region. Infortrend Technology, an industryleading enterprise storage provider, in co-operation with its partner, Mega Media Services Corporation, has successfully assisted Hau Giang Radio and Television Station, Vietnam’s local broadcasting station, to deploy EonStor DS series. The solution will enable the modernization of the company’s MAM (media asset management) and database system, with benefits of high efficiency and scalability. Facing the challenges of fast-growing data volumes as its broadcasting business grows, the Hau Giang Radio and Television Station needed to enhance system performance to handle the heavy database workload. Infortrend provided high availability SAN storage-EonStor DS Family solution to help it build a new MAM system with higher throughput that can facilitate smooth media workflow from ingestion, transcoding, editing and archiving. In addition, Infortrend also provided an easy-to-use management tool SANWatch software to simplify data management of IT operations. To address the growing need for storage capacity and faster network speeds, the customer selected Infortrend EonStor DS 3000/4000 series, featuring the highbandwidth protocol with a maximum data throughput of 11,000/5,500 MB/s Read/Write performance and IOPS of 700K, to process heavy I/O workloads and boost overall productivity. The solutions include three units of high scalability EonStor DS 4016 for the MAM system via 16Gb high-performance fiber channel. Demand for cloud services has seen exponential growth in recent times, making Indonesia one of the key markets in the ASEAN region. Businesses across industry verticals are now keen to adopt cloud services, to better meet the evolving needs of the endusers. Recent government regulations have also contributed to the growth of the cloud computing market in Indonesia. The cloud computing market in the country is expected to reach US$1.2 billion by 2023 from the current size of US$400 million. Audy Antow brings in rich experience of over 18 years in enabling Digital Transformation journeys for businesses across verticals in Indonesia. As the country leader, he will focus on leveraging Cloud4C’s global standards of cloud managed services in the Indonesian market. Sridhar Pinnapureddy, Founder and CEO, Cloud4C, said: “I extend a warm welcome to Audy as he joins the Cloud4C employee family. Audy brings along a deep understanding of the Indonesian market.” 12 INTELLIGENTCIO www.intelligentcio.com