Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT) launched its newly built, state-of-the-art, Tier 3 (Tier III) Data Centre at Pitipana, Homagama yesterday with the participation of visiting Indian Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad as the Chief Guest.
This is Sri Lanka’s first ‘Purpose Built, Tier 3 Data Center’ recognized as the “National Data Centre” in operation and will enhance the provision of a secure and reliable data hosting facility and Cloud computing services in Sri Lanka.
SLT’s data center infrastructure has been undergoing a major transformation with state-of-the-art Tier 3 Data Centre constructed in Pitipana inter-connecting multiple data centers located in SLT headquarters and Welikada.
With the new development, SLT is able to offer a broader portfolio of robust co-location and Data hosting facilities at very competitive price packages.
The new data Centre of SLT located in newly proposed Tech city area will have a capacity of – 500 racks with a provision to increase the capacity. Customers will be able to hire racks as and when they are required to manage their CAPEX and OPEX effectively.
The Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure and Sri Lanka Telecom aim to equip local businesses with a full range of ICT solutions to enable them to succeed in the global arena. Speed, connectivity, and security of hosted data are among the key demands made by businesses when looking at ICT Solutions.
The country’s digital transformation and its related activities are right on track and the country is getting ready to face the data explosion, according to the government.