A unit of PLDT Inc. which enables digital business solutions in the Philippines has received a global accreditation for its newly inaugurated Vitro Data Center in Cebu City.
NTT Communications recognized the new robust facility of ePLDT as part of its network of Nexcenter-certified data centers, which are located in more than 140 locations in 18 countries.
All Nexcenter-accredited data centers passed rigorous in-house parameters set by NTT Communications, ensuring that all facilities meet the globally consistent data center standards in service quality, flexibility and cost efficiency.
NTT Communications employs consistent operational procedures across all its data centers worldwide, backed with the benchmarks set by international certifications and operational guidelines such as ISO and Information Technology Infrastructure Library.
To date, ePLDT carries a total of five Nexcenter-accredited data centers in Makati, Pasig, Paranaque, Clark and Cebu.
“This accreditation comes at a very opportune time for the company as we recently launched our premiere data center in Cebu,” said Eric Alberto, ePLDT Group president and chief executive.
“As part of the international network of the state-of-the-art data center facilities around the world, Vitro Cebu 2 is now more capable of offering technology solutions to businesses that are looking to expand their operations in the region. Similar to other Nexcenter-certified data centers across the globe, Vitro Cebu 2 is positioned to empower both local and multinational businesses with global scalability that conforms with NTT Communications’ consistent data center standards and service quality,” Alberto said.
Vitro Cebu 2 is ePLDT’s 10th data center facility in the country. It houses up to 800 racks, completing ePLDT Vitro Network’s 9,150 total rack capacity.