Dialog Axiata launches latest Data Centre in Piliyandala

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jun 18 2021

Dialog Axiata PLC launched its latest fully-owned Data Centre in Piliyandala, built to the latest ISO and global data centre standards with the highest level of reliability.

The facility was inaugurated by Secretary Ministry of Technology, Jayantha De Silva and Director General of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka, Oshada Senanayake. This state-of-the-art Data Centre facilitating advanced technologies, including 5G, will extend the very latest in hosting and co-location services alongside a suite of Cloud services to Sri Lanka’s Enterprise and Government sectors. 

Dialog is also in the process of upgrading its telecommunications network to support 5G deployment with cloudification. Through this latest establishment, customers can obtain high-density configuration, flawless connectivity, and envisioned bandwidth alongside the helm of customised services while also seamlessly advancing their business continuity and disaster recovery needs. 

This newly launched, secure and scalable infrastructure facility of Dialog aims to strengthen its contribution further to accelerate digital transformation in Sri Lanka. Supun Weerasinghe, Group Chief Executive of Dialog Axiata PLC, stated, “In line with our vision of spearheading the acceleration of our nation’s digitisation agenda, we hold the recognition of being the first telco in the country to lay the foundation for the first Tier III Data Centre in 2017. 

With the launch of our most recent Data Centre in Piliyandala built in accordance with the latest ISO and global Data Centre standards, supplemented by our investments in the Bay of Bengal Gateway and the Maldives-Sri Lanka Cable system, we aim to establish the most secure and scalable infrastructure to position Sri Lanka as a leader in this digital age.”

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jun 18 2021

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