PTCL, Meezan Bank MoU for Data Center Services

PTCL inks agreement to provide Data Center Services to Meezan Bank

(Karachi) Zaman Gulzar, PTCL Executive Vice President (EVP) National Sales and Arif Ul Islam, Chief Operating Officer (COO) & Executive Director, Meezan Bank, signing an agreement to provide Data Center services  to Meezan Bank at a ceremony held at Meezan Bank Head Office in Karachi.

Islamabad (Friday, January 18, 2013) – Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL), the largest integrated telecommunications services provider in the country, and Meezan Bank have announced signing an agreement for provisioning of Data Center services. Under the agreement, PTCL will provide Data Center services to Meezan Bank for its Disaster Recovery Data Center (DRDC). This strategic partnership shall enable Meezan Bank in disaster recovery and business continuity, reduce internal network operations cost, provide geographical redundancy and add greater resilience to its network.

The agreement was signed by Zaman Gulzar, PTCL Executive Vice President (EVP), National Sales and Arif Ul Islam, Chief Operating Officer (COO) & Executive Director, Meezan Bank, at a ceremony held at Meezan Bank Head Office in Karachi. Other officials of PTCL and Meezan Bank were also present the occasion.

The state of the art Data Centers of PTCL offer strategic ICT solutions through a highly secure and reliable network infrastructure providing optimum network security, storage facilities, resource utilization and scalability  which reduce the cost of data ownership and management.

PTCL will host Meezan Bank’s data services at the company’s Data Center in Islamabad, providing convenient and secure network support to the bank\’s 300 branches in 90 cities nationwide. PTCL has also recently signed an agreement with Meezan Bank, enabling the banks customers to enjoy PTCL EVO Wireless Broadband services along with the services of Meezan Bank.

Zaman Gulzar, PTCL Executive Vice President (EVP), National Sales, while speaking at the occasion said, “This partnership will enable Meezan Bank to increase its productivity and focus on its core business of financial solutions. PTCL’s dynamic end to end ICT solutions provide reliable network services, continuous operation support and scalability for network expansion”.

Faiz ur Rehman, Chief Information Officer, Meezan Bank while speaking on the occasion said “the synergy between PTCL and Meezan Bank will improve operational efficiency of Meezan Bank and augment our vision of delivering exceptional services to our customers”.

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