KARACHI (PR) - PTCL and Meezan Bank have signed agreement for data centre services provisioning. Under the agreement, PTCL will provide data center services to Meezan Bank for its 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 EVP, National Sales and Arif Ul Islam, COO & Executive Director, Meezan Bank, at a ceremony held here at Meezan Head Office.

Other senior officials from PTCL and Meezan Bank were also present on 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 utilisation  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”.