Jakarta - Located at the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia, on 1 August 2019 was agreed in the form of a Memorandum of Understanding between PT Mora Telematics Indonesia (Moratelindo) and the Directorate General of Learning and Student Affairs of the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education concerning cooperation in providing telecommunications facilities for Indonesian Research and Education Networks (IDREN). The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Mr. Ismunandar in his position as Director General of Learning and Student Affairs, Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia and Mr. John Sihar Simanjuntak in his position as Vice President of Business Development & Product Moratelindo.
IDREN is a national research network between tertiary institutions in Indonesia through the efficiency of domestic traffic and connectivity to global Research and Education Networks. Based on the Memorandum of Understanding, this cooperation covers: Data Communication Network and Service Providers; Provision of Collocation Data Center Services; Provision of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Consultation and Training Services; Provision of national IDREN backbone and interconnection with the Global Research and Education Network; Provision of IDREN operational technical support; Other cooperation deemed necessary. The use of IDREN includes sharing and collaboration to share learning resources in the form of lectures, library materials, software, network access, online journaling, HD video conferencing.
In order to enhance national innovation through quality education and research networks, IDREN as a platform with private network infrastructure in the form of a National Closed Network that connects educational and research institutions and communities in Indonesia. The connection between Moratelindo and IDREN is also a form of Moratelindo's commitment to support the education world in Indonesia by providing a means to IDREN's gate and media to share resources and research results between domestic and foreign universities.