Dhaka, Sept 21 (UNB) - First Tier IV National Data Center (NDC) in Bangladesh, ZTE Corporation won Data Center Construction Team of the Year award at DCD (DataCenterDynamics) Asia Pacific Awards 2019 ceremony in Singapore.
NDC, located at the Kaliakoir high-tech park in Gazipur, bagged the award for outstanding performance in data construction, ZTE Corporation said in a statement on Saturday.
The Bangladesh NDC is the first national data centre that received both the UPTIME Tier IV design certification and facility certification in the country. It is also the first data centre in South Asia that got UPTIME Tier IV facility certification.
In addition, the data centre passed all the test items of the Uptime Tier IV construction certification, thereby being highly appraised by the Uptime Institute.
During the construction of the data centre, ZTE construction team had overcome a series of challenges.
Since 2016, ZTE has received DCD awards for four consecutive years, including the Modular Deployment Award and the Internet Data Center Award in 2016, the Excellence in Data Center Operations award in 2017, and the Design Team of the Year award in 2018.
These awards cover the full life cycle of a data centre, from design, construction, to operation and maintenance, fully demonstrating ZTE's end-to-end strength in the data centre field.
“We’re grateful to the Bangladesh government for giving us the opportunity to be a part of building Digital Bangladesh,” said Vincent Liu, CEO of ZTE Corporation Bangladesh Limited, the statement said.