Commercial BankCommercial Bank is ranked among the Top 1000 Banks of the World for a fourth successive year in 2014. To meet the rapid growth in customers and number of branches the bank needed a capacity expansion in their IT infrastructure.
Commercial Bank partnered with VSIS and Panduit Inc, USA to implement a state of the art Data Center Facility at their Head Office in Colombo. The solution consists of Panduit’s Unified Physical Infrastructure (UPI) solution which provide cost saving benefits to the bank in the areas of energy, administration & operations, as well as space requirements.
VSIS also partnered with HP to implement the Data Center Switching with back-end integration with Cisco Core Network. The entire network is being managed by HP IMC framework.
Cargills BankThe Cargills Bank being a recent entrant into the Banking Sector in Sri Lanka, has decided to provide innovative Banking Services to customers. In view of this, they looked at aspects such as Price/Performance, quick deployments and seamless expansion in their IT Infrastructure.
VSIS together with HP designed, probably the best price performance IT Infrastructure solution for Cargills Bank. The entire Cagills Bank Infrastructure including, Core Network, Branch Network, Network Security, Disaster Recovery System, Servers, Database , Surveillance Camera System and High Availability solutions for mission critical Banking Applications have been successfully implemented by VSIS
The National Blood Bank of Sri Lanka with the vision of creating a model for offering Quality Assured Blood Services, has embarked on a major project to upgrade their services and equipment to be in par with world standards. This capacity building project will ensure that Health Care Service will reach highest standards by enabling most of the surgical treatments to be done in Sri Lanka.
VSIS together with HP provided, a comprehensive Network architecture to accommodate the dynamic and flexible nature of Blood Bank Operations. The system included, Core LAN, WAN for connecting 85 hospitals, Disaster Recovery System, Blade Server System, Database and Structured Cabling for all connected Hospitals.
Cisco Sri Lanka
When Cisco wanted to move their Colombo Office to a more spacious office at World Trade Center, they called proposals from leading vendors in Colombo for design and deployment of Structured Cabling System.
This has been a landmark achievement for VSIS as the competition came from long established Cisco players. However, after careful evaluation by Cisco Systems, the project was awarded to VSIS. We believe, getting a project from Cisco Inc, the market leader in Networking Systems, speaks volumes about the credentials and capabilities of VSIS.
We have deployed the components from Panduit’s Unified Physical Infrastructure (UPI) for Cisco Office in Colombo.
Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau (CECB) is probably the largest and most prominent Government Agency for construction projects in Sri Lanka. CECB is well known for meticulous technical evaluations and an eye for detail. VSIS is extremely pleased to win projects from CECB for IP Video Surveillance for two of the most prestigious institutions in Sri Lanka, i.e for Government Analyst Department and Department of National Archives
More than 50 cameras from world leading brand Axis and Acti Communications are installed at these sites. For Government Analyst site, Axis cameras have been deployed along with structured cabling, NVR, VMS and backup solution. For National Archives site, a solution consisting of Acti Cameras, Structured Cabling , Avaya PBX , HP LAN and Wireless were deployed.
Overseas School of Colombo (OSC), established in 1957 is probably the most prestigious International school in the country. With the intention of meeting the challenges of 21st century education, “World is our classroom and Technology is the tool”, OSC has embarked on a major overhaul of their existing IT Infrastructure.
VSIS implemented a campus wide Wireless Network supported by HP switching network ((LAN) and with Optical Fibers for inter building connections. To accommodate the growth in mobile computing, a comprehensive, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) system along with Network Management System have been deployed with HP IMC framework.
Information Communication Technology (ICTA) agency is the apex government body for the ICT policy and direction for the Government. Over the last decade, ICTA has initiated many projects of national importance, including a series of e-Government projects.
One such project is the Lanka Government Network (LGN), which provide ICT resources and connectivity to local government authorities in different districts in the country. VSIS was entrusted with the implementation of phase 3 of the LGN project, which covered Northern, Eastern and North Central Provinces of Sri Lanka. Another project we have received from ICTA is for capacity building of five remote government hospitals.
The scope of work include providing Local Area Networks (LAN), structured cabling and Wide Area Networking (WAN). VSIS has worked with HP and Molex for these solutions
Colombo Stock Exchange
Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), is one of the most modern exchanges in South Asia, providing a fully automated trading platform. As part of their expansions and security compliance requirements, CSE decided to deploy a comprehensive IP surveillance solution.
VSIS was entrusted with this important aspect of security implementation as the trusted partner of CSE. More than 40 cameras from world leading brand Acti Communications have been deployed covering all important operational aspects of CSE including their DR Centre.
Sri Lanka Ports Authority
Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) has probably the largest Local Area Network (LAN) in the country. SLPA is close to a mini city infrastructure than a typical enterprise customer. The fact that more 100 km of Fiber has been used to connect 40+ building spread in an area of 6km length gives justification to this statement.
The architecture of this large network comprises hierarchical design of core, distribution and campus components. Entire Network is being implemented with Cisco System, Inc switches. The core and distribution segments consists of 6000 series switches.
VSIS implemented the last phase of this port network expansion. But the networking team at VSIS has designed and implemented this entire network from the inception. The optical fiber network was built using Molex Premise Networks Structured Cabling System
Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation
Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation (SLIC), probably has the largest and most technologically advanced ICT branch network in the country. The entire network at Sri Lanka Insurance is based on Cisco Routing and Switching designs and equipment.
VSIS has been awarded multiple projects from SLIC for expansion of this network. The scope include, IP Phones, Router and Switches for Head office and branch deployments island wide.
Sri Lanka Telecom
Sri Lanka Telecom, Sri Lanka’s larged fixed line operator and national telecommunication provider wanted to implement a public cloud. The key objectives of this cloud platform were to develop a self-service portal for its customers to provision and consume the cloud services including Infrastructure as a Service, Software as a Service,and Desktop as a Service and Storage as a Service.
VSIS together with Citrix Systems provided a total solution to Sri Lanka Telecom including computing infrastructure,Virtualization, Cloud Orchestration platform, Front end cloud portal and billing engine, Workflow automation and complete integration of third party services such as Cloudian Object Storage, Appcara AppStack, Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix Cloud Platform IaaS Services. VSIS also assisted the SLT teams in integrating the Cloud platform with their internal billing / OSS BSS systems.
This solution shows the VSIS capabilities in delivering complex projects which involves integration with third party systems. VSIS is a proud to be a part of Sri Lanka’s national cloud – Akaza.
UCSC (University of Colombo School of Computing)
UCSC is the pioneer institution of computer science education in Sri Lanka. Given its role in computer science studies as well as providing the ICT services to many institutions affiliated with the university, UCSC decided to transform its ICT environment in to a cloud environment.
Partnering with VMware VSIS delivered the first ever VMware vCloud solution implemented at a government agency in Sri Lanka. This solution reduced the large number of physical servers which were converted in to virtual machines. Furthermore UCSC also reduced it’s network infrastructure using VMware’s Software Defined Network which converted some physical switches in to virtual devices.
With this transformation UCSC today maintains a simple ICT infrastructure which could deliver all the requirements through a simplified portal. This has reduced the need of managing multiple physical servers and has allowed the UCSC IT team in focusing on delivering value to the academics and student community.
HDFC a leading Sri Lankan government bank was in need of a new core banking system to transform its banking operations. The expected new benefits included agility to service the customers in an efficient manner.
VSIS partnered with Intellect Design Arena Limited, the world’s first full spectrum banking and insurance products company to deliver this solution. Intellect’s Digital Core (Core Banking Solution) was the primary solution proposed to the HDFC bank. Also VSIS positioned Intellect’s loan origination system to service the loans to the bank customers. The proposed systems are Java based web enabled platforms which would allow the bank to move ahead with technology.
Furthermore VSIS assisted this project by providing total Computing,Storage, Networking, Project Management and Implementation services to create a solid platform for the implementation of the Intellect’s Digital Core. This project is a great example how VSIS has delivered total infrastructure and software solutions for mission critical operations such as financial institutions.
Nawaloka hospitals is one of the leading private hospitals in Sri Lanka. As a leading private hospital in Sri Lanka they are heavily dependent on their ICT infrastructure for the delivery of their services. The IT team wanted to transform the environment from legacy Unix based architecture to a modern architecture.
VSIS partnered with Oracle and HPE to deliver a highly available ICT infrastructure to host the Hospital Information System and supporting databases and application servers. VSIS used Oracle’s Virtualization platform (OVM) and Oracle Database Clustering (RAC) to create a highly available IT infrastructure. These systems were implemented on HPE’s Proliant Server platform which provided a scalable and highly efficient compute environment for the hospital. This is another instance where VSIS together with its technology partners have provided solutions which reduced the operational costs and improved the service level availability of the customers.
An exclusive hotel built on its own island and surrounded by beautiful beaches. VSIS has provided an Extra Low Voltage (ELV) solution which in par with hotels motive of “Value for Money”. The entire resorts was provided with a Gigabit Ethernet Passive Optical Network for deploying services such as broadband internet, IP Telephony, IP TV and Wireless LAN. Products & solutions from world leading vendors such as Hp, Planet, 3CX, Infostar, Juniper & Molex has been used for design and deployment of this state of the art technology solution and integrated with Property Management System (PMS). The PMS and other application services are deployed on highly available VMware Virtualization platform providing this remote, resort with a very reliable, fault resilient infrastructure.
Senkadagala Finance was formed in Kandy in 1968. Since then, the company has become one of the largest licensed deposit taking institutions registered with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. From its birth in Kandy, the company now has gone islandwide.
VSIS partnered with Panduit Inc, USA to implement a state of the art Data Center Facility at their Head Office in Colombo. The solution consists of Panduit’s Unified Physical Infrastructure (UPI) solution which provide cost saving benefits to the bank in the areas of energy, administration & operations, as well as space requirements.