As a testament to SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise’s commitment to providing customers the highest level of technical expertise, reliability, and security and to accelerating Sri Lanka’s digital infrastructure, the company partnered with VMware Inc. to launch the country’s first VCF Cloud Deployment and double VCF Cloud.
Participating in the launch ceremony held in Shangri-La, Colombo were SLT-MOBITEL Senior Management including SLT Group Chairman, Rohan Fernando, Chief Executive Officer – SLT, Janaka Abeysinghe, and Group Chief Officer Enterprise Business Lakmal Jayasinghe.
VMware Inc. regional team comprising Surendra Kumar, Regional Head, Cloud Solution Architecture, Cloud Providers, South East Asia & Korea, and Barry Ng, Business Development Manager, VMware Cloud Providers graced the occasion.
VMware is a leading provider of multi-cloud services for all apps, enabling digital innovation with enterprise control. As a trusted foundation to accelerate innovation, VMware software gives businesses the flexibility and choice they need to build the future. SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise’s VCF deployment was executed directly by the VMware Professional Service team ensuring the highest quality implementation.
In engaging VMware through a strategic partnership, SLT-MOBITEL aims to spur future-forward innovation among local enterprises and drive cloud adoption. VMware will provide the technical expertise and business insights required to support SLT-MOBITEL to drive informed decisions regarding VCF solutions and ensure its successful deployment and adoption.
SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise understands customers evolving needs and through the introduction of innovative technologies, deep expertise, and end-to-end capabilities, is able to ensure businesses are competitive, adaptable, and secure. Deploying VMware’s multi-cloud approach, SLT-MOBITEL sets customers apart, delivering advanced services to help move their business forward.
SLT-MOBITEL is also recognised for its leadership as the national groundbreaker, and true digital enabler, in the forefront as the only service provider in the country offering a range of new differentiated services such as automated infrastructure and application delivery with self-service capabilities to help organizations plan, manage and scale their data center operations especially in dramatically reducing provisioning times and cutting operational costs.
The VCF deployment ensures customers transition to the industry’s most advanced cloud platform with a complete set of software-defined services for compute, storage, networking, security and cloud management to run enterprise apps in private or public environments.
Powered by VMware, SLT-MOBITEL’s Akaza Enterprise Premium Cloud launched in 2019, provides a streamlined digital infrastructure for seamless operations with disaster recovery, and a smooth production environment for enterprises. Importantly, SLT-MOBITEL is the first local organisation to partner with VMware as a Business Continuity Certified Planner (BCCP) and initiate VMware Cloud Foundation in Sri Lanka.
Empowering businesses, SLT-MOBITEL is geared to offer enterprises a Software-defined Data Center (SDDC), a VMware Validated Design.
Additionally, SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise has deployed Sri Lanka’s first VMware Cloud Foundation deployment along with the first double VCF cloud, running in two data centres, along with a range of other support services such as Disaster avoidance and recovery ensuring continuity, backup services, cloud to cloud disaster recovery, together with a container environment for infrastructure automation.
Taking the next step towards providing seamless cloud solutions, SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise has engaged Sri Lanka’s first VMware Cloud Foundation deployment along with the first double VCF cloud. The VMware Cloud Foundation enables the implementation of an integrated software-defined data centre.
Benefits include automating deployment and lifecycle management in reducing cost, time, and complexity while managing compliances. The unique VCF deployment also minimises the complexity of your deployment lifecycle by reducing Building, Provisioning, Scaling, and Upgrading times, providing enterprises an experience no other environment can offer.