PLDT- Phillipine Long Distance Telephone Co. has acquired a local data center as the company is looking forward to expand its information technology service portfolio.
A subsidiary unit of PLDT called Epldt has signed a deal to acquire P Converge Data Services Inc. from the IPVG group. IPVG is distributing its technology assets in order to enter into the domain of other ancillary businesses. “Our investment in IP Converge allows us to complete our multi-tiered data center product suite and expand our cloud solutions business,” PLDT president and CEO Napoleon Nazareno said in a statement. “With the combined capacity of our data centers reaching about 2,000 racks, we are strongly positioned to service the growing data center and business solutions requirements of both large and medium-sized businesses moving forward.” IP Converge owns and operates two data centers in Metro Manila, one in the Makati Central Business District and another in Taguig’s Bonifacio Global City. The company provides managed data services, and cloud based solutions to a wide range of customers from IT enterprises to gaming firms, from e-learning providers to healthcare sectors. IP Converge is also the sole cloud alliance partner of Salesforce.com. It provides the customers of Salesorce relation management or CRM licenses and consulting services
to client businesses. Nazareno said, “IP Converge’s data center assets would add to PLDT’s existing data center infrastructure, operating under the Vitro brand. PLDT, through Vitro, has data centers in Pasig, Cebu and Subic”. Data Center Talk updates its resources everyday. Visit us to know of the latest technology and standards from the data center world. Please leave your views and comments on DCT Forum