Lanka Bell, IBM to accelerate cloud adoption in Sri Lanka

Lanka Bell, Sri-Lanka´s telecommunications service provider, has teamed with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to provide cloud services to enterprises, start-ups, developers and government bodies via the IBM Cloud, the company said.

As a part of the agreement, the two companies will jointly market and sell new offerings for public, private and hybrid cloud deployments, including workload migrations, disaster recovery and capacity expansion solutions via the IBM Cloud.

Lanka Bell is a world-class telecommunications operator that provides a full range of telecommunication services, including Internet, data and voice, to businesses and residential customers in Sri Lanka. With its agreement with IBM, Lanka Bell will expand its portfolio to include a wide range of cloud solutions. For example, in addition to IaaS and PaaS services, the IBM Cloud infrastructure will enable Lanka Bell to offer clients back-up storage, virtual machines and virtual storage facilities which can be integrated with the IBM NAS (Network Access Service) solutions.

Over 50 IBM Cloud data centers connect to world class networking infrastructure, hardware and software with exceptional bandwidth and connectivity for the highest speed and reliability that enables seamless data transfer, low latency and more consistent performance.

IBM´s triple network architecture enables high bandwidth apps and services like video streaming, database querying and HPC applications to perform at their best.