New Delhi: RailTel has been conferred with the Data Centre Champion award at the Express Computer event organised by the Indian Express group early this month. RailTel has its own two Data Centres located in Gurugram (Haryana-NCR) and Secunderabad (Telangana) and is providing satisfactory service to multiple government organisations/departments/PSUs. All the key components of the data center design like routers, switches, cybersecurity systems, Next Generation firewalls, storage systems, servers, network and application-delivery controllers etc. use state-of-the-art/latest technology and are best in their respective class.
The Secunderabad data centre is RailTel's and Indian Railways' first data center, and the country's eighth, with Tier -3 certification for design and facilities by UPTIME Institute USA.
RailTel Data Centers are MeitY Empanelled for Cloud Service Provider. Through data centers, RailTel is offering many services like Co-Location, Dedicated Hosting, Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery Site Services, Other IT/Security Related Services Namely Load balancing services, Application hosting, bandwidth services, Advanced Next-Generation Firewall Services, Aadhar Identity Services, VPN Services, Endpoint security services, Web application firewall services, etc.
RailTel Data Center is also having its own Security Operation Center which makes it unique if compared with other govt. Data Center service providers. RailTel's Helpdesk and Technical support team is available 24×7 to provide technical assistance to its customers which includes many prominent Government PSUs & private sector organizations in different sectors of the economy.
RailTel bagged the award as it demonstrated the best usage of technology in the data centre domain to deliver distinct benefits to the stakeholders.
Talking about it, RailTel's Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) said Sanjai Kumar, "This accolade speaks highly of RailTel' commitment to delivering the best services to its clients through the best use of cutting-edge technology. RailTel's Data Centre services help customers to enhance infrastructure efficiency, improve business agility, optimize operational expenses and improve scalability and data centre privacy. Our Data Centers are located at India only and hence cloud services/data reside in Indian geography only, fulfilling the direction of Govt. of India to store the Govt. Data in India."
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