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Press Release -- June 8th, 2023
Source: nokia

Nokia, NAVER Cloud collaborate to bolster digital transformation in Southeast Asia

  • The MoU between Nokia and NAVER Cloud Corp. will boost collaboration and knowledge sharing between the two companies.
  • The collaboration between Nokia and NAVER Cloud will help boost the digital economy in the Southeast Asia (SEA) region.

Nokia and NAVER Cloud Corp. announced that they have signed a Memorandum of
Understanding (MoU) to bolster the digital transformation in the Southeast Asia region*. As part
of the MoU, Nokia and NAVER Cloud will work together to scale up the best practices in the
region through joint go-to-market initiatives, incubating the start-up businesses on NAVER Cloud
Corp. and brand-building programs.

With NAVER Cloud’s advanced Cloud Platform and Nokia’s peerless IP Routing and Data Center
Switching network infrastructure, both companies are joining forces to assist telcos in ushering
the next generation of digital transformation.

Nokia and NAVER Cloud will together undertake several initiatives like encouraging local telcos to
execute sovereign cloud approach, searching and involving local Managed Service Providers
(MSPs) in the SEA region, and developing a partner benefit program to accelerate the NAVER
Cloud business in Southeast Asia. Both companies will also work together to develop and
accelerate the cloud market in the region.

Weongi Park, CEO of APAC Business Development at NAVER Cloud, said: “We are delighted to
partner with global technology leader Nokia to spur on the digital transformation in the SEA
region. Nokia’s industry-leading solutions and our cloud expertise will together transform the
DNA of the various industry verticals in the region, which will allow digital enterprises to scale
quickly and cost-effectively. This will act as a catalyst for the region’s economic growth.”

Kent Wong, Vice President of IP Business at Nokia Asia Pacific, said: “As the digital economy
continues to become all-pervasive, enterprises and telcos need best-in-class data center
infrastructure to provide a superior user experience and ensure extreme availability, reliability and
scalability. We are thrilled to collaborate with NAVER Cloud to bolster the cloud innovation, which
will empower digital businesses to leverage the latest technologies to gain new capabilities to
grow their revenue and delight their users.”

Resources and additional information
Web page: Data Center Fabric solution
Web page: Service Router Linux (SR Linux)
Web page: Fabric Services System
Media inquiries
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* The Southeast Asia region includes Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines Singapore, Taiwan,
Thailand and Vietnam

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