20 November 2009

Singapore, 20 November 2009 – Datacraft Asia Pte Ltd, the region’s leading IT services and solutions provider, has signed a partnership agreement today with StarHub Ltd, Singapore’s integrated info-communications provider, to offer a comprehensive suite of business solutions for international connectivity to organisations across Asia.

From today, Datacraft Asia will be able to offer selected StarHub business solutions and connectivity services to 13 countries in Asia and the United States, expanding StarHub’s reach into those countries. At the same time, the agreement will enhance Datacraft’s wide-ranging portfolio of business services to multinational corporations and small-medium enterprises around the region.

Datacraft and StarHub have teamed up to offer some of the latest  business solutions to businesses in Asia, with a primary focus on the following three areas – converged communications, business continuity services and managed solutions. IP telephony, TelePresence, Backup and Recovery, Remote Server and Network Management are some of the managed service offerings that clients can expect from this strategic partnership.

“We are pleased to partner Datacraft in enabling us to offer our customers across the region with a comprehensive range of international connectivity and business solutions. Through this partnership, we will now be able to provide a complete one-stop shop that combines StarHub’s high-quality Internet connections with Datacraft’s established end-to-end systems integration capabilities, ensuring that businesses have the ability to expand their regional info-communications and IT operations conveniently and cost-effectively,” said Tan Tong Hai, Chief Operating Officer of StarHub Ltd.

“Datacraft’s partnership with StarHub marks a key milestone for us as we work together to strengthen Datacraft’s offerings to our clients. With the convergence of technologies for collaboration, increasing demand for business continuity and the need for improved operational efficiency, we have to constantly enhance our offerings to capture the vast business opportunities in Asia,” said Bill Padfield, Chief Executive Officer of Datacraft Asia.

StarHub has over the last few years built its international broadband capacity by investing in major undersea cables such as APCN2 and the Asia-America Gateway to meet the needs of broadband-heavy enterprises that require high-quality, resilient connections throughout Asia and the United States.

Interested parties can contact Datacraft at singapore@datacraft-asia.com  or StarHub at business@starhub.com . For information on Datacraft and StarHub, please visit www.datacraft-asia.com  and www.starhub.com respectively.