Back in 2017, PTCL implemented a local cloud infrastructure which provided innovative offers through enterprise-grade platforms. PTCL, as of today, is the country’s only SDN (Software Defined Network) built on Tier-3 with a certified data center.It enables the customers to build customized virtual servers & networks as needed for optimal business continuity.

PTCL Smart Cloud provides maximum security compliance for the data stored, which is hosted within the country for minimum downtime and maximum performance. Public cloud infrastructure, software solution and platforms are known as the most developed domains in ICT services. Access to these services is possible through Data Centers that requires significantly lesser investment and operational expenses.

Smart Data Centers

PTCL Data Center infrastructure is built in accordance with the design and certification of TIA 942 standards. It provides scalability, long term reliability, maximum protection against adverse events and environmental controls (e.g. air conditioning, fire suppression, etc.).

Data centers ensures an environment that iscost-effectiveto meet the requirements of corporate customers through digital services, rack hosting, network devices and other data center equipage. As data centers are located in major cities across the world, customers can easily move their critical infrastructure into PTCL Data Centers for more mobility, security and reliability.

Some of the salient features of PTCL Data Center include:
  • Secure environment
  •  Cost-effective
  • Increased resilience
  •  No downtime
  •  Reduced investment risk
  •  Disaster recovery &business continuity
PTCL Lahore Data Center

PTCL’s Data Center in Lahore is designed to provide its corporate customers with maximum uptime and minimum downtime through routing, security devices and employ switching at core networking levels. Moreover, there is regular monitoring and feature upgrading to ensure that systems are running in accordance to the TAC recommended versions.  It also provides higher level of visibility of all components, making the user experience seamless.

Following are the service features that are in line with the international standards for rated-3 conformity:

Virtual data center & private sector

Customers are given the independence to create, modify or destroy their data and virtual machines as per their requirements. They also get maximum user control over their resources stored with utmost security in the public cloud. Along with that, there is a robust Software Defined Network (SDN) layer for each virtual data center network and security customization.

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Virtual private server is an off-the-shelf machine whereby customer scan select a virtual server according to their need or customize one with the vCPU, storage and RAM and then subsequently have it stored on PTCL Smart Cloud.

PTCL Disaster Recovery as a Service  (DRaaS)

PTCL DRaaS is easy to setup & use and is an advanced replica of VM. It is a restore and backup strategy in PTCL Smart Cloud for optimized security measures. For complete user control, you can replicate a virtual server or the entire infrastructure with just a few clicks. DRaaS ensures maximum business continuity and robust flexibility to remain operational during natural catastrophes and adverse events.

PTCL Backup as a Service (BaaS)

For optimal business security, BaaS (Back up as Service) provides enterprise-grade backup solutions to its organizations. It enables them to store multiple copies of data in the PTCL Cloud through Veeam cloud connect which helps them avoid the risk of data loss. Operating system backup level is provided by DRaaS for virtualized environment on-premises on PTCL Cloud and agent level backup for on-premises infrastructure.

When it comes to providing ICT services, PTCL has always remained ahead of its competitors due to its leading technology and innovative developments.


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