In continuation of better services and facilities to the customers, the Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has joined hands with IBM Italia S.p.A (Pakistan) for starting Public Cloud Services in the country. PTCL’s Data Centers in Lahore and Karachi will host the IBM turnkey solution for corporate customers, The News International reported.
PTCL, using the IBM cloud platform, will be providing services such as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) with Virtual Private Servers (VPS), Disaster Recovery Site (DRS), Backup and Storage as a Service along with Webhosting Solutions and Compute on Demand to customers in Pakistan.
The IBM cloud platform, equipped with the latest technologies, is a significant step forward in developing a viable information technology infrastructure and a natural progression of PTCL’s successful data center business in Pakistan.
On the occasion, Kamal Ahmed, Chief Digital & Corporate Services Officer PTCL said, “The PTCL-IBM Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) agreement is a significant step forward in our efforts to create greater value, not only for our customers but the entire enterprise segment.
Corporate clients and SMEs will now have best-in-class cloud services. We believe that this initiative will be an active catalyst for the development of the ICT sector in Pakistan.”
Ghazanfar Ali, General Manager, IBM Pakistan said, “Cloud is changing the IT landscape across the world. This collaboration brings a reliable in Country Public Cloud service built on the well-established capabilities of IBM and PTCL. IBM is a global leader in IaaS due to the differentiation it provides in critical areas like Security, Flexibility, and Innovation.”
“Now enterprises can focus more on their core business as IBM and PTCL can take care of their infrastructure needs with world-class technology, connectivity, and processes.”
What are Public Cloud Services?
Public Cloud Services provide resources, such as applications and storage, available to the general public over the Internet. Public cloud services may be free or offered on a pay-per-usage model.
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