PLDT Enterprise, Philippines’ primary telco, has partnered with global software-defined network specialist Zenlayer, to offer SD-WAN technology to enterprises in the Southeast Asian market by Q2 2018.

“This is a great opportunity for us to serve more customers in Southeast Asia, one of the fastest growing Internet regions in the world,” Zenlayer CEO and founder Joe Zhu said.

In addition, a Zenlayer spokesperson told Telecom Times the SD-WAN provider will announce a partnership with “one of the major China carriers in the next few weeks”.

“This collaboration with Zenlayer is a monumental step forward in providing our customers with a dynamic bandwidth solution that allows them to connect and sync applications and workloads with other global offices and data centers,” said VP and Head of PLDT Enterprise Core Business Solutions Jojo Gendrano.

“There has been a huge demand for international inter-office and inter-cloud connectivity, and this partnership has allowed us to further broaden our capacity to fill that need.”