PTCL Opens its 2nd Data Center in Lahore

According to PTCL’s website, its data center in Lahore is operational now. First being in Karachi, Lahore’s data center is going to be company’s second facility in Pakistan.

PTCL Lahore’s data center is reportedly connected with PTCL’s global MPLS backbone to offer a rich portfolio of hosting solutions. With availability of Lahore center, PTCL is now able to offer largest redundant solution for corporate and SME customers.

PTCL says that its data centers are certified by the internationally recognized certification body, EPI,  This certification by an international body is the first data center certification in Pakistan’s history.

This hosting/computing solution is going to be catchy for companies/websites having major clients in Pakistan.

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PTCL is going to offer following services through its Lahore center:

  • Infrastructure Hosting (Caging, Co-Location)
  • Application Hosting (To Host Customer applications on Unified PTCL Infrastructure)
  • On Demand Services (DR Solution , Backup Solution, Storage on Demand, Processing on Demand, HA through PTCL infrastructure)
  • Hosted Business Solution (Email & Collaboration , Unified Communications, Video Conferencing, SaaS (Software as a Service), CRMs, ERP)


  • 99.999 % Uptime
  • Every component is TIA 942 compliant
  • Quarterly Technical Audits
  • Round the clock support
  • Gigabit Ethernet on demand basis
  • 3+ Tier Storage Architecture

Following is the official PR for this:

Pakistan Telecommunication Company LTD (PTCL) understanding the rapidly changing business environment and its growing reliance upon automation has launched a second Data Center in Lahore.
PTCL Data Centers are certified by the internationally recognized certification body, EPI.

This certification by an international body is the first data center certification in Pakistan’s history and proves PTCL’s commitment to providing state of the art products and services backed by engineering and support for the Government and Enterprise markets of Pakistan.

PTCL with the inauguration of Karachi data center earlier and Lahore data center now, will have the largest geographically redundant commercial data centers in Pakistan.

PTCL Data Center services is an ideal choice for companies who want the flexibility to house their Primary, Disaster Recovery and/or Business Continuity sites and choose from a variety of cost reducing services as their business demands. These data centers are part of the overall PTCL managed services approach which provides our corporate customers not only reduced costs, but also improvements in the availability, performance, resilience and security of an organization’s IT systems.

PTCL Data Center solution provides customers Managed and Hosted Cloud based services that comprise of Computing as a Service, Processing as a service, Storage as a Service, Software as a Service, Application Hosting, Infrastructure Hosting, Caging, Co-Location, Disaster Recovery as a service, Backup Solutions, Hosted Business Solutions, Unified Communications and Telepresence switching.

This certification by an internationally recognized organization ensures that PTCL Data centers provide a reliable, responsive and resilient infrastructure, is designed and built using international standards and provides a secure, managed, climatically controlled environment for the housing and hosting of sensitive, mission-critical data and applications. This benefits our customers in terms of cost, efficiency and scalability of its IT systems, It allows businesses to protect critical applications and confidential data, enhance its ITs operational efficiencies, and rapidly create new secure application environments to support new business processes.

President PTCL Walid Irshaid said “PTCL is heavily investing in these ICT assets on behalf of our customers so that they can focus on their core competencies. Getting our Data Centers certified is further evidence that PTCL is committed to provide technology to the Government and Enterprise markets of Pakistan of international standards. As the National Carrier of Pakistan this is not only our obligation but also our duty.”

PTCL is the only unified service provider in Pakistan, able to service all customer segments including consumers, enterprise and carries with a comprehensive portfolio of services to cater for all their needs.


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  • Akloti aur nakammi landline company nay sab dosri companies ke naak aur customers ke naak main dum ker rakha hai.

  • good step forward!

  • Nauman Afzal

    Only time will tell, but looking at their track record I wouldn’t want to trust their services no matter what certification they have, after all that one lonely cable feeding a lonely Router carrying my data will be controlled by a disgruntled PTCL employee.

  • muhammad asim

    asim mushtaq

  • Kashan

    i do agree with you that attitude to PTCL is not so good but as you know PTCL organization is divided after the privatization. But they are doing rilly hard to improve the image.They have hired very talented and well educated people on top hierarchy, actually i m working very close to PTCL these days so i not biased here.
    Further you would be surprised to know that the data center they have established in Lahore is state of the art and is best in this region , even Banglore dont have such data center. So no matter what you are gonna get really 99.9% uptime. And as of TIA certification they have paid almost .2 million dollar to get certified for Tier-3 data center facility.

  • falak sohail

    very very good, PAKISTAN hmara kisi se kam nai ha
    bohat talent ha yahan. ye to start ha, hmain or agay jana ha.