In order to enable the IT and telecommunications service provider to modernize the country’s public-sector IT infrastructure, WMware Inc and National Telecommunications Corporation (NTC) have signed an agreement where NTC with WMware’s digital foundation will further expand the government’s capabilities in cloud adoption, enable greater innovation and easier access to cloud-based services, and deliver better and faster digital services for citizens.
According to Press Release recently issued, the agreement is followed by the recent success of the first MoU signed in September 2017, which enabled NTC to test VMware software to accelerate digital transformation within the public sector as part of the government’s Digital Pakistan Initiative.
The agreement states that WMware will be empowering NTC to set up a government public cloud that delivers Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) and Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions. Speaking on the occasion, MD NTC Mr. Viqar Rashid Khan said,
“We are dedicated to setting up a technology-enabled public sector that can constantly meet the needs of citizens and keep up with the pace of change and disruption. With digital transformation being a top priority for many businesses in Pakistan, we are confident that the G-Cloud will facilitate greater innovation, improve citizen engagement, and create opportunities for digital growth in individuals and organizations across all sectors in the country.”
Furthermore, EZY Infotech, the aggregator for NTC by VMware was also present on at the signing ceremony. Daniel Choo, Country Manager, Nascent Markets and Vietnam, VMware speaking about the partnership said,
“VMware software connects, manages, automates and secures digital infrastructure to reliably deliver the apps, services and experiences transforming business and society. With a dynamic and consistent digital foundation, NTC is now at the forefront of delivering a G-cloud that is able to provide world-class digital services for the Government of Pakistan. We are committed to supporting NTC’s digital journey to enable efficient and scalable public-sector services that are responsive to citizens’ needs.”
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