PITB Launches Data Center and Cloud Computing Services

PITB Launches Data Center and Cloud Computing Services

LAHORE (Tuesday, December 4, 2012) – Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has launched its Data Centre and Cloud Computing Services, the launching ceremony was held at the Arfa Software Technology Park, Lahore.

PITB Logo – Punjab Information Technology Board

This marks the establishment of the Government’s first Public cloud by PITB. The PITB cloud will offer all required services of a Tier-III (Intl. Standard) compliant Data Centre to host applications and services of public and private sector at the Arfa Software Technology Park Data Centre.

During the event a detailed description was given to the attendees regarding
the technological features, services, and benefits of cloud computing.

The cloud computing services project, which is named “Cloud for Everyone“, offers public and private sector four diverse packages VPS Hosting, Hosted Exchange, Sharepoint Hosting and Website Hosting. These services have the capability to cater hosting and IT needs of  well-established businesses as well as start-ups at an affordable price range.

Speaking at the event PITB Chairman Dr. Umar Saif commented, “PITB is  working to foster a culture of innovation in Punjab for economic prosperity.
In this regard the PITB Public cloud and Data Center services will offer a secure and reliable environment for hosting and will bring the Punjab Government’s IT infrastructure to new technological heights.”

Punjab Government has taken this step in order to provide world class IT facilities to small and large businesses and public institutions. They can all opt for data centre facilities to manage their IT operations as part of streamlining and running their businesses efficiently.

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