By THE NATION
Chaiyut Santananukarn, senior executive vice president, marketing and sales for CAT Telecom, presided over a ceremony at Hubbato co-working space in the Habito Mall in Sukhumwit.
Chaiyut said the IRIS Cloud service had received positive feedback from public and private organisations and demand has risen considerably. This has resulted in revenue growth of 40 per cent.
This year, CAT plans to focus on developing a prepaid cloud service called IRIS Startup to support the business needs of SMEs and start-ups.
The company said: “The new service is designed to fit the needs of small businesses and startups. It is easy to use, fast, and convenient to contact the service staff without any language barriers.
“Business owners need not worry about the different time zones as the cloud service is in Thailand. It also helps to save costs of data transfer.
“Aside from that, users can also be reassured by an ISO 27001: 2013 service standard and an excellence award as a provider of cloud computing Service”.
It won the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Thailand Infrastructure as a Service Provider of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan, a consulting and research agency.
The company said: “This achievements help to confirm the standard and quality of services that CAT has developed continuously to strengthen its leadership as the ‘IRIS Cloud No.1 Trustable Cloud Provider of Thailand’.”
Chaiyut said CAT is determined to go on developing and improving efficiency of software on the cloud so that users can have more choice in using the services.
“Last year, CAT was trusted by the government sector to look after the infrastructure, network, and security systems. It also worked with professional business partners which help to develop Data Warehouse 4.0 GovConnect software which will help facilitate the working processes of government agencies, allowing them to work faster, easier, and can get a summary of the government’ spending data more easily, rapidly and accurately,” Chaiyut said.
CAT plans to provide an ERP on Cloud service by the end of 2017 to “help strengthen the capacities of SMEs and start-ups and make them ready to help drive Thailand towards Thailand 4.0”.