PT Synnex Metrodata Indonesia and SUSE Build Strategic ‘Valued Added Distributor’ Partnership to Strengthen Hybrid Cloud Line

March 17, 2021

Jakarta, Indonesia

Synnex Metrodata Indonesia (“SMI”)— a subsidiary of Metrodata Group that focuses on Information and Communication Technology (“ICT”), today announces its strategic partnership as a Value-Added Distributor (“VAD”) with SUSE, a global leader in innovative, reliable and enterprise-grade open-source software solutions.

This partnership taps into the Indonesia IT services industry that is gaining an annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.2%, according to’s “IT Services in Indonesia” research paper. As a VAD of SUSE, SMI will target the enterprise and mid-market manufacturing and services markets.

In the past decade, information technology requirements have moved from being a support service to becoming business enablers. To support this IT transformation, SUSE provides enterprise-grade Linux, Kubernetes for managing containerized workloads and services, cloud native and container-related software-defined storage and edge software solutions, providing essential software infrastructure required by traditional and modern mission-critical applications to run all the way from data centers to the cloud, to the edge and beyond.

These solutions help users simplify and optimize their existing IT environments, bring applications and data into modern computing, and accelerate business transformation through the power of open-source software.

“We are very proud to be appointed by SUSE as a Value-Added Distributor and we look forward to a strategic partnership in Indonesia. As one of the leading companies that focus on open-source software solutions, the solutions offered by SUSE are very suitable and relevant today in facing the challenges and technological problems end users encounter as they strive to remain competitive, providing services quickly to their own customers. We can help customers to accelerate their digital transformation, as well,” told Lie Heng, Solution Business Director of PT Synnex Metrodata Indonesia. “Besides that, we are committed to strengthening our position as a Value-Added Future Proof IT Distributor by adding partners that have world-class solutions and can solve current technological problems.”

“We are very excited to welcome PT Synnex Metrodata Indonesia as our Value-Added Distributor, in line with SUSE’s expansion plans and commitment to delivering customer successes in Indonesia. This appointment is one of our strategic initiatives for growing our footprint across Southeast Asia, where we see great growth potential and pent-up demand for open-source solutions to meet the IT needs of businesses during this time of digital transformation,” said Isabella Kusumawati, Vice President and Managing Director for SUSE Southeast Asia. “PT Synnex Metrodata Indonesia has been serving the Indonesia market for more than 40 years. With their extensive reach in the IT community in Indonesia, I am confident our partnership will benefit customers looking to simplify and modernize their IT environments and accelerate their business growth.”

In marketing SUSE software products, SMI will provide a business channel for SUSE to be distributed throughout Indonesia, from traditional IT markets to modern markets in e-commerce and digital platforms. SMI will execute the go-to-market framework strategy in line with the development of market recognition and utilization of channel sales opportunities spread across 20 strategic areas in Indonesia covering 150 cities and 5,200 channel partners.


About PT Synnex Metrodata Indonesia

PT Synnex Metrodata Indonesia (“SMI”), is a joint venture between PT Metrodata Electronics, Tbk. (IDX: MTDL) and Synnex Technology International Corp., established in early 2011. SMI focuses on ICT Distribution with 2 (two) businesses (Solution and Distribution), and has built strategic partnership with world-class information technology companies. SMI has seven distribution centers in Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, Semarang, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Medan, Makassar, and supporting logistics and sales force offices across major cities of Indonesia. With their efficient and effective services, supported by dealers and resellers, SMI are ready to serve various needs of customers. For more information about SMI, visit


About SUSE

SUSE is a global leader in innovative, reliable and enterprise-grade open-source solutions. SUSE specializes in enterprise Linux, Kubernetes management and edge solutions, and collaborates with partners and communities to empower our customers to innovate everywhere –- from the data center, to the cloud, to the edge and beyond. SUSE puts the “open” back in open source, giving customers the agility to tackle innovation challenges today and the freedom to evolve their strategy and solutions tomorrow. For more information, visit