University of Lahore Establishes First Tier III Certified Data Center

The University of Lahore (UOL), in order to add innovation and technology to its already well-established educational infrastructure has become the first university in Pakistan’s Education Sector, public or private, to establish a redundant certified Tier-III Data Center.

The Tier-III Data Center is to host not only Virtual Desktop Infrastructure for labs of 11 diverse Faculties and 32 Departments, Private Cloud for UOL’s over 30,000 students in more than 190 full time degree programs and 4,000 faculty members, but also the SAP Student Life Cycle & Campus Management facilities.

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UOL selected Schneider Electric as the technology partner and TechAccess Pakistan as an integrator to successfully execute this mega project, in collaboration with Building Technologies.

UOL and TechAccess Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd. Signed a contract on 27th February, 2017. Owing to close working ties between UOL, Schneider Electric and TechAccess Pakistan, the entire process of the data center’s establishment will take around five months for it to be fully operational.

Mr. M.A. Raoof, Patron UOL; Mr. Awais Raoof, Chairman BOG UOL; Mr. Javed Wadud (Country Head, EPI Pakistan), Mr. Mahmood Jabbar, CEO TechAccess Pakistan; Mr. Munib Khawaja, Country Head Schneider Pakistan; Mr. Nawaid Shamim, the joint venture partner of TechAccess, from Building Technologies and various professionals from the IT industry of Pakistan attended the inauguration in Lahore.