Commercial Bank of Ceylon and Dialog partner for managed services

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Dialog Enterprise, the corporate solutions arm of Dialog Axiata PLC, has partnered with Sri Lanka’s largest listed bank, Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, to provide integrated enterprise communication solutions, which would ensure uninterrupted and highly secure connectivity leading to smooth banking services for Commercial Bank customers.

The new data centre hosted at the Dialog Axiata Internet Data Centre (IDC) provides a secure data communication solution providing connectivity between Commercial Bank branches, Head Office and Dialog IDC.

The Dialog Axiata IDC also serves the banking community at large by hosting the country’s Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication Bureau (SWIFT Bureau), and has undergone and passed rigorous audits by SWIFT Internal Audit.

“Customers of our bank enjoy a high degree of convenience afforded by the reliability of our technology.  As part of our continued thought leadership in the use of technology, we decided to leverage best-in-class facilities management while owning and managing our infrastructure and data.  Our qualitative evaluation was backed by detailed technology, financial, risk, and audit due diligence. The decision to partner with Dialog reflects our satisfaction with the degree of their compliance to meeting our needs,” Rohan Muttiah, Chief Information Officer at Commercial Bank of Ceylon said.

“We are delighted to enter into a strategic business venture with Commercial Bank; one of the most prominent banks in Sri Lanka. We have customized a managed service solution to Commercial Bank to ensure their customers continue to enjoy their current levels of convenience,” Jeremy Huxtable, Chief Officer at Dialog Enterprise said.

“The enhanced service offering now provided at Dialog Enterprise through our ISO27001 certified facility underlines our commitment towards offering the Sri Lankan corporate sector with the very latest in ICT (Information Communication Technology) developments that will in turn give rise to robust enterprise solutions that offer highly quality secure uninterrupted connectivity, which is critical for any entity operating in today’s fast paced economy.”