PTCL rolls out Cloud Computing Service ‘Taleemi Cloud’ for AIOU

PTCL rolls out Cloud Computing Service ‘Taleemi Cloud’ for AIOU

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Logo

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Logo

Islamabad (Saturday, December 21, 2013) – Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has rolled out Cloud Computing Service ‘Taleemi Cloud’ to Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) during a product launch ceremony held at AIOU auditorium in Islamabad.

PTCL is providing Web Space, AIOU Personalized E-mail, E-Collaboration Services bundled with EVO access for the students, teachers and management of AIOU as part of Taleemi Cloud.

‘Taleemi Cloud’ is a unique product which provides end-to-end data and solution integration coupled with wireless access for remote learning. The service is geared towards filling the void in this underserved segment, and shall provide increased educational opportunities in Pakistan.

AIOU Head Quarters (Main Campus) Islamabad - Location Map

AIOU Head Quarters (Main Campus) Islamabad – Location Map

The ceremony was attended by Dr. Nazir A Sangi, Vice Chancellor AIOU and senior officials of PTCL and AIOU including Samer Ajjawi, Advisory Team Member Business Development Etisalat; Zahid Mahmood, PTCL GM Corporate Sales North and Muhammad Nauman Ashraf Khan, GM Corporate Services & Business Development PTCL. Muddassir Shafique, Manager Corporate Solutions (North) PTCL explained the key features of the service and the benefits to AIOU in the opening presentation.

The service shall benefit more than 1.3 million students of AIOU, enrolled in various courses from across Pakistan. AIOU enrolls more than 600,000 students every six months and an equal number passes out each semester.

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