ManageEngine Bets Big on Southeast Asia, Targets 30% YOY Growth, Expands Hiring

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ManageEngine, the enterprise IT management division of Zoho Corporation, today announced its commitment to achieve 30% year-over-year (YOY) growth in the Southeast Asia region through strategic investments over the next five years. The company aims to capitalise on the region’s potential as a hyper-growth market and build upon its already established customer base of over 5,000 organisations in the region.

To support its growth objectives, ManageEngine plans to ramp up its hiring efforts in the top five markets of Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The organisation aims to strengthen its presence and deepen its relationships with customers in these key markets by investing in local talent.

“I have immense confidence in the value proposition that ManageEngine brings to the table. We have witnessed a robust demand for our products in the Southeast Asia market, with a particular emphasis on cybersecurity. Our expansion plans are carefully tailored to each market, allowing us to cater to the unique requirements of our customers in the region,” said Arun Kumar, regional director of the Asia-Pacific region at ManageEngine.

IT at Work: 2022 and Beyond,” ManageEngine’s recent survey of IT professionals in Indonesia, revealed that the importance of AI and ML technologies in strengthening organisations’ IT security frameworks is widely acknowledged. The vast majority (79%) of respondents strongly believe that AI and ML technologies will play a significant role in enhancing their organisation’s IT security in the future. Furthermore, 81% of respondents strongly feel that their current security landscape needs to change to ensure robust protection against cyberattacks.

To address the evolving security needs of Indonesian organisations, ManageEngine’s comprehensive range of cybersecurity solutions incorporates AI and ML technologies. These advanced technologies enable organisations to automate specific tasks, prevent cyberattacks, build employee self-service capabilities and enhance support through intelligent agents. The survey revealed that Indonesian companies are actively investing in AI, with 69% automating specific tasks, 66% focusing on preventing cyberattacks, 64% developing employee self-service capabilities and 48% using AI to replace support agents. ManageEngine strives to align its offerings with Indonesian organisations’ AI investment priorities.

“ManageEngine’s commitment to the Indonesian market stems from the pressing need to address the evolving security landscape and changing cybersecurity requirements. Our AI-driven solutions empower Indonesian businesses by providing essential tools to safeguard their digital assets, detect anomalies and respond promptly to potential threats,” said Kumar.

The Southeast Asia region is witnessing a surge in demand for cybersecurity solutions, particularly in Indonesia. ManageEngine’s goal is to help organisations address the increasing security challenges. With its customised offerings, ManageEngine seeks to provide Indonesian businesses with the necessary tools and technologies to defend their digital assets, protect sensitive information and maintain secure IT environments.