Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), through its enterprise and public sector business solutions arm TM ONE, has entered into a strategic alliance with HONOR Technology (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd to provide Cloud services not only for HONOR Malaysia’s customers but also across three continents – Asia, Africa and Latin America.
HONOR Technology (Malaysia) is one of the leading global providers of smart devices.
This strategic alliance signals a major expansion of TM ONE α Edge regionally. The end-to-end comprehensive Cloud services were chosen by HONOR Malaysia to host the eCommerce platform and digital solutions, in its ongoing efforts to expand its presence in the premium market segment, the company said.
Shazurawati Abd Karim, Executive Vice President of TM ONE said: “Fuelled by the pandemic, the extraordinary surge in Cloud adoption by many businesses especially those connected to serving consumer markets, bodes well for future growth and recovery. This partnership marks another important growth milestone in strengthening Malaysia’s position on the global front as a preferred digital destination and business hub. We are an ideal Cloud service provider for the nation and this is yet another testament to our leading role as the enabler of Digital Malaysia.”
α Edge Services
α Edge, a part of TM ONE Cloud α, has been designed to provide seamless migration of critical workloads to the Cloud, quickly, easily, cost-effectively, and without constraints. In an effort to ensure stable and secured services, some of the key aspects of the α Edge portfolio for HONOR Malaysia includes a dedicated 24/7 technical team, with professional and managed services.
In addition to TM ONE’s global network and secured digital connectivity infrastructure, the service operates through TM ONE Tier-III Data Centres, to ensure benefits such as low latency coupled with reachability to customers. It will support HONOR Malaysia’s IT platform and digital solutions with Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities, resource monitoring and identity access management, as well as advanced security tools and cybersecurity support.
The strategic partnership between TM ONE with HONOR Malaysia leverages TM ONE’s leading end-to-end cloud service solution designed for businesses. Kee Ee Neng, Chief Financial Officer of HONOR Malaysia, commented, “It’s a proud moment to be in the same alignment with TM ONE when it comes to digital solutions. We look forward to providing the leading technology and developing further opportunities with TM ONE on this exciting journey ahead.”
Currently, HONOR has 3,000+ service centers, 2,000+ call centre representatives and close to 8,000 employees globally who provide premium and efficient services to consumers in over 100 markets, the company said.