Friday, May 31, 2013

Leading Vietnam Telco Selects IBM to Develop Cloud-Based Mobile Computing Platform

Today, IBM and Vietnam Mobile Telecom Services Company (VMS) announced a collaboration to build an advanced, end-to-end mobile computing platform leveraging IBM MobileFirst, IBM SmartCloud and IBM PureSystems offerings. The objective is support the expansion into new markets and improve workforce productivity From the press release:

"The new mobile cloud infrastructure will help VMS improve the scalability of its IT infrastructure and meet growing customer demand, while supporting revenue growth and overseas expansion. Targeted at VMS MobiFone subscribers, the company also intends to introduce new value-added services, including advertising and promotional campaigns. By efficiently and effectively managing the entire innovation process from conceptualization and software engineering to market, VMS will be able to diversify its product offerings and expedite product to market.

In addition to implementing hardware and backup infrastructure, IBM's services team will help VMS migrate its computing platform to the cloud, transforming its business processes. As a result, VMS will be able to better connect with its employees, especially front office employees, regardless of their preferred mobile device. This will not only allow communication among employees within the organization at any time, anywhere but also encourage employee mobility and increase workforce productivity. As part of these workforce productivity initiatives, VMS will deploy new mobile applications to enable its field personnel across Southern Vietnam."

IBM products in the solution include IBM PureFlex System, IBM WebSphere Application Server, IBM Worklight software, as well as a cloud management system running on IBM SmartCloud Provisioning.  IBM Global Technology Services will migrate VMS' existing systems to the cloud.
Source: IBM

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