Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited, or PTCL, and Meezan Bank have signed 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 state of the art Data Centers of PTCL offer strategic ICT solutions through a 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."