STS to boost SDC network
Amman, May 22, 2008
Securities Depository Centre (SDC) has commissioned STS, Jordan’s leading IT solutions provider, to furnish its new sites with a full-fledged IT infrastructure comprising of high-end specialised servers and a sturdy communication network.
It is part of SDC’s plans to annex its main site with two brand new sites namely the ‘Business Continuity’ and ‘Disaster Recovery’ sites.
The agreement will see STS construct and furnish three sites; namely, the main site, ‘Business Continuity/ site and ‘Disaster Recovery’ sites. The agreement will also see STS develop comprehensive solutions and provide full installation of the aforementioned specialised servers and their accompanying systems, in addition to internal and external communication networks based on IBM technologies.
“This project will increase the efficiency of the main site expected to grow at an exponential rate according to the latest international standards, which will guarantee high-end services and unequivocal service-provision to the public,” said executive director at SDC Samir Jradat.
Also on the agenda is the provision of high security measures for ownership rights of the securities, and an increased speed in securities retrieval process in emergency cases. All this comes in accordance with the latest international standards which will land the centre a high rank on the international scene.
“STS values the SDC initiative to commission STS on this large-scale project which is considered one of the largest projects on a national scale and unique in the Middle East region. This clearly comes in accordance with STS’s own vision to gain its clientele’s trust, instigating in turn a perpetual rising to the occasion,” said STS executive chairman Ramzi Zeine. – TradeArabia News Service