NBP to establish largest data centre

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In line with the NBP President's vision of technology at the core of banking, National Bank of Pakistan inked its Data Centre Project on turnkey basis with Getronics (AGCN) Pakistan. The project shall be an International Standards Certified Tier III Data Centre Project. This Data Centre facility will serve more than 1290 online branches for Centralised Banking Applications; to ensure 24x7x365 (Always Online) IT services across the bank and all its applications including a 24 hours IT services monitoring & operations centre. The Project Head NBP, Qasim Y. Khan (Vice President/Wing Head IT Strategic Planning Wing) and Country Manager Getronics Pakistan, Faisal Rao signed the contract in the presence of the President, National Bank of Pakistan, Dr Asif A. Brohi and senior executives of the bank.

Mahmood Siddique (Chief Information Officer) and Yasir Ansari (Deputy CIO) acknowledged the project to be a success for the future NBP services & increase customer satisfaction through highest availability and resiliency. This is one of its kind projects in the financial industry of Pakistan with latest equipment and technology and an IT milestone for the largest commercial bank of Pakistan.

Courtesy: Business Recorder

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