Virtual University of Pakistan inaugurated a new Data Center in Lahore. The inauguration ceremony was held at Virtual University, M.A Jinnah Campus (Head Office), Lahore. The ceremony was attended by Mr. Naeem Tariq, Rector, Virtual University of Pakistan, Mr. Ehsen Puri, Director ICT, Principal Officers, Deans, Directors, and Staff of Virtual University.
Focal person of this data center Engr. Syed Naushad, Deputy Network Executive briefed about the project and 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 Puri, Director ICT said that keeping in mind the imperative needs of technological advancement, Virtual University has launched a state-of-the-art Data Center. VUP has campuses all across Pakistan and all campuses are connected securely with Data Center for voice, video and Data communication.
Speaking at the occasion, the Rector, Virtual University congratulated the Networking department on the timely completion of this project.
In the end, souvenirs were awarded to the chief guest and all team members of the Networking Department.