National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC) yesterday signed a contract with Inbox Business Technologies for establishment of Cloud based Data Center. NTC has said that this Data Center will be highly technical and equipped with the latest IT features.
Aimed for government bodies, the data center will enable government entities to offer variety of services in the field of data communication, which are presently being offered by the private service providers.
While speaking on the occasion, Brig (R) Viqar Rashid Khan, Chairman, NTC, expressed that NTC being the only Telecom and IT organization of the Federal Government, is providing ICT Services to the functionaries of Government of Pakistan and has always played a proactive leading role.
Chairman elaborated that NTC is making all out efforts to facilitate its valuable customers with quality ICT Services and keeping itself abreast with the latest market trends. He further highlighted that provision of reliable and secure data communication to the government is of utmost importance and need of the hour especially under potential cyber threat.
The Security situation within Pakistan and its around demands for highly protected and secured data centre. “This Data Centre is the foundation of that need of security and making e-governance a reality”, said the Chairman.
Engr. Miraj Gul, DG (Technical) NTC explained the salient features of newly planned Data Centre and reiterated that InshAllah the project would be completed in time with professional excellence.
The CEO of M/S Inbox Business Technologies also spoke at the occasion and showed his resolve to work closely with NTC for successful completion of the project and long term business relations.