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IPS-InfiniVAN and ePLDT partnership to boost Philippines digital transformation
Thu, 28th Dec 2023

A strategic partnership aimed at revolutionising connectivity and embracing the digital age has been formalised between IPS-InfiniVAN and ePLDT.

The agreement sealed on 6th November 2023 is intended to enhance the hyperconnectivity, resilience, and scalability of ePLDT's VITRO Data Center based in Sta. Rosa. This is a significant development in the effort to advance the Philippines as a regional hyperscaler hub.

As one of the fastest-growing providers of high-speed Fiber Internet services in the Philippines, InfiniVAN will not only improve the hyperconnectivity and resilience but also the carrier-neutrality of ePLDT's VITRO Sta. Rosa. The telco giant will additionally colocate in other ePLDT VITRO Data Centers, ensuring reliable and robust connections for customers across the country.

Known for its innovative connectivity and digital solutions, InfiniVAN has built a strong reputation in delivering high-speed, dependable internet services. Over the years, its pioneering vision and commitment to pushing connectivity's boundaries have made InfiniVAN a trusted name in the corporate industry.

Meanwhile, ePLDT, a force in the information and communications technology, offers extensive outcome-based solutions to local and global enterprises operating throughout the country. Its VITRO Data Centers are part of an impressive portfolio aimed at meeting the evolving digital needs of businesses.

Representing both companies' commitment to elevate the quality of internet services in the Philippines, the contract signing event was applauded by IPS-InfiniVAN Vice President & Head - Carrier Sales, Ms Liz Baylon-Go. "We are very happy with the collaboration."

"We've been partnering with PLDT Group for a lot of our clients, especially the cable net operators," said Ms Baylon-Go. "And with this new partnership with ePLDT, we are looking forward to serving more clients and Filipino businesses."

Mitch Locsin, First Vice President and Head of Enterprise & International Business Groups of PLDT and Smart, echoed the sentiment. "We are committed to growing and strengthening our collaboration with our partners to bring them further through digital solutions, together, we may serve the community better and help strengthen the digital economy of our country."

Besides Baylon-Go and Locsin, other key executives present at the signing were Shigeki Nakahara, Director of InfiniVAN; Engr. Edgardo Opulencia, Chief Operating Officer of InfiniVAN; Victor Genuino, President and CEO of ePLDT; and Gary Ignacio, Chief Data Center Officer of ePLDT. Genuino emphasised the significance of the partnership, saying, "This partnership will advance the PLDT Group and InfiniVAN's shared vision to position the Philippines as a regional hyperscaler hub."

This partnership is a significant landmark in the quest for enhanced connectivity in the Philippines. The collaboration between IPS-InfiniVAN and ePLDT promises innovative solutions, better services, and a brighter future for the nation's businesses and citizens, meeting the growing demand for high-speed internet connectivity.