Inauguration of Data Center in VUP

Virtual University of Pakistan (VUP) has inaugurated its new Data Center in Lahore.

Inauguration of Data Center in VUPThe inauguration ceremony was held at VUP head office and was attended by Rector, Virtual University of Pakistan Mr. Naeem Tariq, Director ICT Mr. Ehsen Zafar Puri, Principal officers, Deans, Directors and staff of Virtual University.

Virtual University, Pakistan’s first University based completely on modern Information and Communication Technologies, was established by the Government as a public sector, not-for-profit institution with a clear mission: to provide extremely affordable world class education to aspiring students all over the country.

Focal person of this data center Deputy Network Executive Engr. Syed Naushad briefing about the project said that massive storage needs of the University are served through SAN and NAS deployment. This data center complies with security and threat advisories received from time to time from HEC and other Government security agencies. The Data Center has been established indigenously, saving millions of Rupees for the University.

Mr. Ehsen Zafar Puri said while inauguration ceremony that keeping in mind the imperative needs of technological advancement, VUP has launched a state-of-the-art Data center. has campuses all over Pakistan and all campuses are connected securely with Data center for voice, video and Data communication.

Mr. Naeem Tariq speaking on the occasion and  congratulated Networking department on timely completion of Data Centre.

Souvenirs were awarded to all Networking team members and the chief guest in the end.