23 Nov 2021
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SMI & Infoblox Provide Comprehensive Network Security Solutions & Products to Protect Against Data Threats and Rapid Response

Infoblox appointment of SMI as Official Distributor serves to market Infoblox product range of NIOS, B1DDI, B1TD.

Jakarta, November 23, 2021—PT Synnex Metrodata Indonesia ("SMI"), a subsidiary of PT Metrodata Electronics Tbk (IDX: MTDL) with focus on Information and Communications Technology (ICT), today announced its latest strategic partnership with Infoblox, Inc. ("Infoblox") — the leader in modern, cloud-first networking and security services. The appointment of SMI as official distributor serves to expand market reach in Indonesia by making available the entire Infoblox product range of NIOS, B1DDI, B1TD, and will benefit the Telco, Banking, Enterprise, Government, Commercial, Education and Hospitality industries. 


As a secure provider of DNS, DHCP &IP Address Management (DDI) solutions for customers who also have traditional DDI solutions on the market, Infoblox becomes part of the security vendor by providing DDI information and Threat Data to the customer security ecosystem to further strengthen customer security alongside existing customer investments. The acceleration of cloud adoption in times of pandemic situations will result in a hybrid workplace, and many consumers have a need to be ready with a secured and scalable network. Infoblox provides an industry proven solution that enables a well-designed transition ranging from on-premise infrastructure to critical services to ensure 100 percent uptime.


According to IDC's 2021 report, Infoblox occupies a DDI market share of 51.7% and maintains its market leader status in the DDI Space. Infoblox is trusted by a growing list of more than 12,000 customers around the world, including 70% of the Fortune 500 companies. The BloxOne solutions, which runs on top of DNS, provides better protection and visibility for customers in a single pane of glass. In addition, Infoblox provides a complete DDI solution that integrates with DDI Security. Another capability of Infoblox is that it can integrate with other vendors, the management of original solutions and the unique handling of threats to Infoblox which is a unique precision over other vendors. The technology used by Infoblox is the latest technology such as Behaviors Analysis & Machine Learning combined with traditional Reputation & Signature protection that distinguishes it from other technologies, where one of the advantages of Infoblox solution is to protect exfiltrate data constellations by using DNS. This advanced technology allows Infoblox to continue to defend against new attacks and protect them.


"Today we have the most complete network security solutions ranging from Network Switches, Cyber Security to Operation Technology Security Systems such as Surveillance and others. With the appointment of SMI as the Official Distributor of Infoblox, we are now able to offer a range of unique solutions that can assist business partners in supporting their customers through DDI & DNS Security Solutions, as well as easily implement reliable and scalable automation, hybrid security or multi cloud networks deployments. This ensures customers’ agility and a secured network. Together with Infoblox, our goal is to help customers progress to the next level of experience with Secure Cloud-Managed Network Services," said Lie Heng, Director of PT Synnex Metrodata Indonesia.


“With the escalation of data breaches in Indonesia, organizations look to Infoblox for network visibility and DNS security to find and mitigate threats,” said Jeff Castillo, Sales Director of South East Asia, Infoblox. “We are pleased to bring our cloud-first DDI and DNS management technologies to SMI’s network, which comprises 5,200 channel partners covering a strong breadth of sectors including telecommunications, banking, enterprise, government industries.”


SMI is recognized as an innovative ICT distributor with a reliable business infrastructure. With their network of more than 5200 experienced Channel Partners in over 150 cities, their reach is undisputed, and further strengthen by their digital business platform which is essential in today’s digital era. Combined with our expertise in DDI and DNS-layer security, we will enable organizations to leverage the latest technologies and integrations seamlessly.”

About PT Synnex Metrodata Indonesia

PT Synnex Metrodata Indonesia ("SMI") is a joint venture agreement between PT Metrodata Electronics, Tbk (IDX: MTDL) and Synnex Technology International Corp. were formed in early 2011. SMI focuses on ICT distribution with 2 (two) business lines namely Solutions and Distribution, and partners with world-class IT companies. SMI has seven distribution centers, among others in Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, Semarang, Yogyakarta, Medan, and Makassar and supported by logistic center and sales force offices spread throughout major cities in Indonesia. With efficient and effective service, and supported by dealers and resellers, SMI is ready to serve the needs of its customers. For more information about SMI, visit www.synnexmetrodata.com.



About Infoblox

Infoblox is the leader in cloud-first networking and security services. Its solutions empower organizations to take full advantage of the cloud to deliver network experiences that are inherently simple, scalable and reliable for everyone, while maximizing existing infrastructure investments. Available on-premises and through SaaS, the Infoblox BloxOne® and NIOS platforms enable ops teams to automate, standardize and accelerate the delivery of cloud-native and data center network and security services all from one place. Infoblox customers are among the largest enterprises in the world and include 70 percent of the Fortune 500.


Please contact the following for additional information:

Melani Dwi Nastiti

Public Relations Officer

PT Metrodata Electronics Tbk

Telp: (62-21) 29345 888

Email: Melani.Nastiti@metrodata.co.id





Yulinny Christina

Marketing Communications Manager

PT Synnex Metrodata Indonesia

Telp: (62-21) 29345800

Email: Yulinny.Christina@metrodata.co.id





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