|PLDT Opens VITRO Facility in Davao, The First Ever Data Center in Mindanao|
PLDT, through its subsidiary ePLDT, opens the first VITRO facility in Davao, which happens to be also the first ever data center in the Mindanao.
The newest VITRO Data Center is located at C. Bangoy St., Roxas Avenue, Poblacion District, Davao City, Davao del Sur, which is about 12 kilometers away from the Davao International Airport and 1km away from the city center. It boasts Tier 2-compliant facility with 44-rack capacity, 7-layer security, hot-aisle & cold-aisle for optimal temperature control, and 99.95% service level agreement.
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The facility will cater to the growing requirements of industries in Mindanao, especially those that requires heavy data-security, such as banks and other financial institutions as it meets the global data center standards. Moreover, it will provide the necessary boost to the businesses in the south through efficient and effective handling of server requirements and professionally managed IT services.
“Digital technologies and platforms are changing enterprise operations and how businesses grow and protect their digital assets. We’re particularly optimistic of the thriving industries in Mindanao and we hope to further boost this economic development by providing the region the solid foundation for their much needed digital infrastructure,” said PLDT Chief Revenue Officer and ePLDT President and CEO Eric R. Alberto.
“The build out of our data center capacity and our incessant network expansion nationwide prove that the PLDT Group’s serious commitment to invest in building the foundation to support a data-driven future for the country.”Related: PLDT Opens Philippines' Biggest Data Center in Makati City
The PLDT Group now has a total of eight date centers with rack capacity of almost 7,000, and will soon operate two more facilities (one in Clark, and an expansion in Cebu) to bring the total capacity to 9,000, the largest in the Philippines.
For more info, visit http://www.epldt.com/about-vitro/