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Hexagrid and LMD Announce Indonesia’s Largest On-Demand Public Cloud Offering

May 11
06:55 2011

Web Hosting ReviewsIndonesia – Lintas Media Danawa (LMD), a subsidiary of Lintasarta, announces the launch of Indonesia’s largest on-demand public cloud offering, Cozy. By leveraging the application expertise of LMD, the IaaS Cloud Computing platform expertise of Hexagrid Computing, and the vast datacenter and network expertise of Lintasarta, LMD’s new cloud services will give customers access to a full line of unparalleled cloud based solutions.  In addition to offering the largest on-demand public cloud in Indonesia, LMD’s trifecta of cloud services will also include private-hosted clouds and a wholesale-centric cloud. This three pronged approach ensures that LMD can deliver cloud services for a diversity of market needs.

“As a well-respected leader in the data center services industry, LMD and Lintasarta consistently deliver leading edge solutions to our customers and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud services parallel our companies’ objectives,” according to GIDION SURANTA BARUS, Business Development General Manager  of Lintasarta.  

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LMD has already experienced significant demand for its on-demand cloud, as it provides customers quick and easy access to real-time infrastructure resources with pay-as-you-go pricing. Customers only pay for what they use. On-demand cloud services suit companies that need expanded computing resources on a temporary basis, such as peek data processing times at the end of the month. Customers simply order resources online based on their needs, and within minutes the resource are allocated and ready to use.

“Customers pay an hourly usage rate based on how much CPU, Memory, and Storage resources are used during that timeframe—if a server is used only for 1 hour, then the customer only pays for that resource for that time. Thus, firms can adjust usage as-needed to reduce IT expenses and eliminate resource planning hassles,” said Arief R. Yulianto, Director of LMD. “These cloud services can be compared to that of Amazon EC2, the largest cloud provider in the world today, but key differentiators are derived from our extensive service capabilities and a platform that offers more user-friendly functionality.

LMD cloud solutions are designed to deliver IT cost efficiencies without sacrificing quality and performance. This is why LMD selected Hexagrid Computing as a cloud delivery partner. Hexagrid’s VxDatacenter platform enables organizations ranging from small businesses to large distributed enterprises to have complete control of their own cloud resources without needing to worry about the complexities and costs associated with managing physical infrastructure. The platform’s inherent high availability and informative, easy-to-use dashboard eliminates all the old costly complicated ways of managing and provisioning IT infrastructure.

“We are excited to support LMD’s delivery of high-value cloud computing solutions,” says Suresh Mandava, CEO and Founder of Hexagrid.  “Our partnership is deeply rooted in the development and delivery of cloud solutions that addresses customer needs for functional and cost effective IT resources.  LMD’s solid reputation in the data center services industry combined with a full portfolio of reliable cloud solutions provides a strong foundation for the company to flourish as the leading cloud provider in the Indonesian market.”

Lintas Media Danawa (LMD)
Lintas Media Danawa (LMD) combines the competencies of three large companies, Lintasarta, Kompas-Gramedia Group and Danawa Indonesia, to deliver premium application and cloud computing services.  Lintasarta, the majority shareholder, is Indonesia’s leading provider of data communications dominating 70% of the banking and finance market. Another shareholder, Kompas-Gramedia Group (KGG), is one of the largest retail, bookstore and media companies, including Indonesia newspapers, magazines and tabloids.  LMD is well positioned to grow as a leading application and cloud computing services company with big-business backing and a leadership team of experienced e-solution professionals from the IT, mobile, and application services industries.

Since its establishment in 1988, PT Aplikanusa Lintasarta has been holding a firm commitment to be the leading provider in data communication, internet service and value-added solutions for any kinds of industries. Lintasarta’s proven expertise serves over 1,500 corporate clients in diverse markets including agency, communications and media, finance, manufactures, resources, services, trading/distribution and transportation.  Services and solutions are tailored to meet the dynamic demands of any industry with the support of skilled professional staff and more than 15,000 networks as well as infrastructure based on sophisticated Next Generation Network (NGN) platform. Lintasarta’s reliable network coverage passes through 72 cities in Indonesia and 220 countries worldwide to optimize the performance of its corporate clients within the country and beyond.

Hexagrid Computing
As a leading developer of IT infrastructure software solutions, Hexagrid Computing Inc. built the first cloud enabling platform directly aligned with real-world IT delivery models—a revolutionary approach to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) that truly simplifies virtual IT management.  Hexagrid provides all the software and support that IT organizations need to successfully build private/public clouds to fit their specific business and end-user requirements.  It’s Your Cloud, Own It!  From basic everyday computing to intensive high-powered operations, Hexagrid IaaS cloud computing solutions enable companies to immediately generate profits by reducing costs and increasing efficiencies.  For more information, visit

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