Bukalapak is one of Indonesia’s leading e-commerce platforms,media reported. It currently serves more than 6 million online sellers, 6 million Mitra Bukalapaks and 100 million users. Today (November 3, local time), Microsoft announced a strategic investment in Bukalapak. As part of the partnership, Bukalapak will use Azure as its preferred cloud platform.
In addition, both companies will explore opportunities to help make the digital world relevant to everyone’s daily lives. Microsoft will also provide digital skills training to Bukalapak employees and their businesses.
“Bukalapak and their services have had a real and lasting impact on Indonesian society, and their innovative thinking in a rapidly changing market will create new opportunities for businessmen, businesses and consumers,” said Haris Izmee, President of Microsoft Indonesia. We are pleased to give Bukalapak a credible cloud that allows them to extend their customer experience on Microsoft Azure. Through this partnership, businesses and consumers will have a more efficient and reliable buying and selling experience that creates business resilience and helps accelerate the growth of Indonesia’s digital economy. “
Rachmat Kaimuddin, CEO of Bukalapak, said: “This partnership marks our in-depth collaboration with Microsoft on a range of technology projects that will change technology-driven business solutions, operational solutions and operations in Indonesia. As a global technology leader, Microsoft’s confidence in Bukalapak underscores our position as a local technology leader in Indonesia and our goal of continuing to make a positive impact on our country and our customers. “