Tele2 improves reliability of IT systems
OREANDA-NEWS. Tele2, an alternative mobile operator, has announced a launch of a new data processing centre in Rostov-on-Don. Another data centre will let the company improve fault-tolerance of IT infrastructure and guarantee high-quality services to our subscribers.
A launch of Tele2’s third data processing centre is primarily entailed by the expansion of the operator’s geography: it took the company less than a year to start providing mobile services under its own brand in 23 regions of Russia. Formation of a new data centre will allow the company to solve tasks connected with a rapid growth of processed data following a large-scale launch of 3G/4G networks.
A new data centres has equipment to operate all information systems including billing, VAS and other platforms. The centre occupies a territory exceeding 650 sq. m and uses equipment with a capacity of up to 590 kW.
Continuity of data centre operations are guaranteed by up-to-date uninterruptible power systems and disel-driven gensets situated on its territory. The centre may run autonomously for at least 8 hours when fully loaded, which protects Tele2 subscribers against the network crashes.
The data processing centre has the most technologically advanced equipment including automatic control of computer-based systems, climate control system, distant control, fire-protection system, monitoring and video surveillance.
Russian IT solutions provider Technoserv is in charge of supplying and installing equipment, commissioning and start-up of a new data centre.
Olga Mordkovich, Chief Information Officer at Tele2:
“Tasks of a new data centre became topical during an active growth of the Tele2 business. The new centre will considerably strengthen the company’s IT infrastructure and will allow Tele2 to increase the number of IT systems that computerize and optimize the operator’s work. Increase in capacity and better fault tolerance of the Tele2 computing resources will let arrange the data centre’s operations during traffic loads on billing and network control system.”
Boris Borodyanskiy, Business Development Director Russia&CIS at Technoserv:
“Our participation in a tender on creation of data centre faced serious competition. We are glad that Tele2 chose Technoserv to have the project implemented. Our company managed to finish the project ahead of schedule: more than 7 months passed from the approval to commissioning of the project. This only proves that Technoserv has wide experience that turns out to be one of the most important success factors. In its work Technoserv is using both innovative and trusted solutions that proved their effectiveness.”