StanChart subscribes to Robi’s colocation data centre service for disaster recovery
Standard Chartered Bangladesh has subscribed to Robi's state-of-the-art colocation data centre service by signing a contract with the telecom company's wholly owned subsidiary RedDot Digital Limited.
Under this contract, RedDot Digital will provide managed data centre colocation facility for StanChart's disaster recovery site.
Robi colocation services managed by RedDot will provide Tier-3 equivalent data centre facilities to Standard Chartered bank for their critical IT infrastructures.
Colocation data centre service is part of Robi's growing cloud service business, Robi Axiata said in a statement.
In presence of Axiata Enterprise Chief Executive Officer Gopi Kurup, Standard Chartered Bangladesh's CEO Naser Ezaz and RedDot's Managing Director and CEO Hasib Mustabsir recently signed an agreement in this regard at the bank's corporate head office in Gulshan, Dhaka.
Standard Chartered Bangladesh's Chief Operating Officer Khaled Aziz, Chief Information Officer Syed Pear Mahmood, Chief Financial Officer Md Abdul Kader Joaddar and Head of Property Mesbah Uddin Ahamed were also present on the occasion.
Robi's Chief Enterprise Business Officer Md Adil Hossain Noble, Vice President for Corporate Business Fahmidul Hasan were also present.
Robi's data centre colocation facility was thoroughly assessed as per Standard Chartered Bangladesh's global IT policy and guidelines.
Having met all applicable standards, Robi data centre qualified to offer the service to Standard Chartered bank. Bangladesh's central bank also reviewed the facility and shared their final consent to deploy disaster recovery site.
The data centre facility comes with secured floor space, power backup provisions, cooling, ambiance control, physical and logical security, fire protection, round-the-clock monitoring, and the highest level of security that are critical for a stable IT environment, which is essential for Standard Chartered bank's business continuity amidst disaster situations.
As the only telecom operator providing cloud service, Robi is in the process of setting up a state-of-the-art Tier 4 data centre in the Sheikh Hasina Software Technology Park in Jashore.
Robi's existing Tier 3 data centre is located in Narayanganj.
In this backdrop, Standard Chartered Bangladesh's subscription of Robi's colocation-based data centre service will certainly help to grow the digital telco's digital service business.