Bank of Khyber signs PTCL for Managed Services contract

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DNA
ISLAMABAD
The Bank of Khyber singed on Thursday Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) for managed services contract for a period of five years.
Under this agreement, PTCL will manage and maintain active & passive network operations on behalf of the bank at more than 170 branches countrywide, as well as support the bank in meeting the current and future customer demands.
PTCL will also be managing the bank’s overall point to point & point to multi point connectivity, along with dual media connectivity.
The partnership agreement was signed by Adil Rashid, Chief Business Services Officer, PTCL and Azfar Ali, Chief Information Technology Officer, Bank of Khyber.
On the occasion, Dr. Daniel Ritz, President & CEO, PTCL, Basharat Qureshi, EVP, Digital Services, PTCL, Suleman Awan, General Manager, Digital Services North, PTCL, Shehbaz Jameel, CEO & MD, The Bank of Khyber, and Gulzeb Jadoon, Head of Information Technology Infrastructure, Bank of Khyber, were also present along with officials from respective companies.
On the occasion, Shehbaz Jameel, CEO & MD, Bank of Khyber, said, “This agreement meets the strategic long-term plans of the bank in increasing operational efficiency.