Private Network Services Support Enterprise Business Growth in the Greater Mekong Subregion
HONG KONG, February 26, 2014 – Pacnet, a leading provider of integrated technology solutions in the Asia-Pacific region, today announced the expansion of its MPLS based Global IP VPN services into the Greater Mekong Subregion, including an area encompassing Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.
Expected economic annual growth averaging 7.9 percent through to 2030, and active government promotion encouraging foreign investment have resulted in increasing demand for networking services in the region. Pacnet’s service expansion will provide organizations looking to capitalize on this potential with the assurance of a secure, extensive private network that can reduce network management complexity, while enhancing operational efﬁciency and performance.
“The Greater Mekong Subregion is an exciting area of economic growth for Asia-Pacific. A growing number of companies are seeking to establish a footprint within this region. But before they do so, they need to know that the appropriate infrastructure and services are there to assist them. One of the most critical services for any business today is a reliable and secure communications network,” said Sanjay Nayak, Vice President of Product Strategy, Pacnet. “Integrating these additional locations with our region’s largest subsea cable infrastructure, we can offer a true path towards network convergence to address the growing network demand of our customers and support their business expansion.”
Supported by a global, multilingual 24/7 support team, Pacnet’s MPLS based Global IP VPN services enable enterprises to improve productivity and communicate easily between branches through the use of corporate intranets, voice-over-IP services, instant messaging and round-the-clock access to critical business applications. The networks also help improve external stakeholder communications through tools such as extranets that provide partners with access to product information and ordering systems.
Pacnet has already been providing MPLS based Global IP VPN services in Vietnam and following the move to add seamless access into the Greater Mekong region. Pacnet’s infrastructure totals more than 70 self-owned points of presence in 17 countries, leveraging the largest self-owned subsea fibre network in the Asia Pacific Region and strong partnerships to deliver global reach for enterprises. Its MPLS based Global IP VPN services are used by multinational corporations and mid-sized firms from the finance, government, logistics, manufacturing and retail sectors in more than 55 cities.
Pacnet’s MPLS based Global IP VPN service is now available in Australia, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, United Kingdom, United States, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.
Pacnet is Asia-Pacific’s leading provider of managed data connectivity solutions to major telecommunications carriers, large multinational enterprises and government entities in the region. Ownership of the region’s most extensive high-capacity submarine cable systems with over 46,000 km of fiber and connectivity to interconnected data centers across 14 cities in the Asia-Pacific region gives Pacnet unparalleled reach to major business centers in key markets including China, India, Japan and the United States. Combined with a comprehensive set of managed network and value-added data center services, its assets and experience in the region have helped Pacnet service large businesses worldwide including Fortune 500 companies. Pacnet is headquartered in Hong Kong and Singapore, with offices in all key markets in the Asia-Pacific region and North America. For more information, please visit: www.pacnet.com.
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 Giovanni Capannelli, Supporting Equitable Economic Development in ASEAN, Asian Development Bank Institute, 2013