Indonesian Bank, Bank BNI, Aligns Its Business and IT With alfabet

alfabet's planningIT® to support the bank's business transformation while monitoring and controlling CAPEX, OPEX and IT architectural impacts

Jun 20, 2011, 11:00 ET from alfabet

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --  alfabet, a leading provider of strategic IT planning and Business IT Management solutions, today announced that Indonesian bank, Bank BNI, selected alfabet's IT planning and Business IT Management solution planningIT® to gain full transparency of its IT assets in order to support its business transformation initiatives. alfabet's planningIT® will enable BNI to improve the implementation of strategic IT planning and management processes.

"BNI's IT organization has been facing tremendous changes. We needed a tool that can help us in planning and analyzing the future impact of our complex IT landscape and operations due to several business transformation initiatives that have been impacting the IT organization. We also needed a solution to help us manage the integrated IT architecture and align IT with our business strategy," said Henrisa Lubis, Bank BNI Chief Technology Officer. "We found all these capabilities in alfabet's planningIT®.  alfabet's planningIT® has helped us increase our productivity level and also establish a strong foundation to modernize our IT management process in the future."

BNI's Indonesian System Integrator partner, PT Multipolar Technology (MLPT), will implement the project together with alfabet.  PT Multipolar Technology has been the market leader in the IT field for more than 35 years.

"We are delighted that together with our partner, Multipolar Technology, we were able to expand our market and services in Indonesia and assist Bank BNI with their IT planning and management needs," said Erik Masing, alfabet co-founder and Chief Executive Officer. "Our solutions will provide a variety of different stakeholders at BNI with deep and real-time insights into its IT operations and landscape."

"Bank BNI has trusted the implementation of its strategic IT planning and management process to the right partner. With Multipolar Technology's extensive experience and competency in the banking sector, BNI can now put more focus on its core business, providing comprehensive banking services to its customers," said Harijono Suwarno, President Director of PT Multipolar Technology.

BNI's CIO, head of IT operations, enterprise architects and other stakeholders will benefit from the deployment of the alfabet solution, which will allow them to gain full transparency on their logical IT inventory assets; improve planning and the alignment of IT Initiatives, requirements and investments with business objectives; and manage the program portfolio to monitor and control CAPEX, OPEX and architectural impacts.

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About alfabet

Business IT Management is the task of ensuring that IT powers business success. It combines a deep understanding of the business and its strategy with the insight, planning and execution required to evolve the IT landscape. alfabet is the only vendor that has a comprehensive software suite named planningIT® that supports all aspects of Business IT Management – from accurate insight into the enterprise architecture to forecasting, risk management, compliance, road-mapping and execution

alfabet serves a global user community of more than 135,000 IT, Finance and Business professionals in more than 40 countries. Customers of alfabet include many of the Global 2,000 companies across a broad range of industries including financial services, automotive, telecommunications, logistics, and high-tech.  

Founded in 1997, alfabet is based in Berlin with U.S. Headquarters in Cambridge, Mass., and Asian operations based in Singapore.

About planningIT®

alfabet's planningIT® is a comprehensive software suite that supports Enterprise Architecture Management, IT Planning and Application Portfolio Management. It consists of different modules that, singly or in combination, help companies to manage and organize their complex IT environments. alfabet's unique approach provides an accurate, up-to-date view of the entire IT landscape enabling an enterprise to understand the complex interrelations of its applications, technology and data and plan the future IT landscape to meet business requirements.

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About Multipolar Technology

PT Multipolar Technology (MLPT) is a wholly owned subsidiary of PT Multipolar Tbk (MLPL), a publicly-listed and diversified investment holding company with 2010 consolidated total assets of Rp 14 trillion (US$ 1.6 billion) and annual revenues of Rp 11 trillion (US$ 1.2 billion). Multipolar Technology is a total IT solutions provider with proven track record for more than 35 years in banking and financial industries, telecommunications, government and healthcare sectors. Multipolar Technology is a recognized partner of global technology companies such as Cisco, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and NCR, and has obtained ISO 9001:2008 certifications for hardware, software and professional services. Multipolar Technology helps businesses in their IT activities, enable healthcare information services for hospitals, implement e-learning solutions to educational institutions, enable banks to provide 24x7 service, support communication solutions for telecommunication operators, provide advice to government institutions on collaborative e-Government services, provide business intelligence solutions for manufacturers, retailers and services company, as well as implement unified service provisioning for property developers. For more information please visit

For further information:

alfabet AG
Jacqueline Routier
P. +49 (30) 880 345 166

PT Multipolar Technology
Susi Marlon
Dept Head Principal Relations & Marketing
P.  (+62 21) 546 0011
F.  (+62-21) 546 0020

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