Centaurus Mall in Islamabad, Pakistan has recently chosen Makkays to implement a state of the art Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise data network solution to enhance their core network infrastructure and backhaul network. This will deliver advanced quality-of-service functionality and high-speed switching technology for day-to-day applications and services.
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise solutions are highly flexible as compared to other vendors in the market. The IT division at Centaurus mall will now be able to make simple network upgrades in response to increased user demands without replacing the hardware. The products used are energy efficient, cost efficient, high performing and will require less installation space, which are key requirements for organizations in Pakistan focusing on operational expenditure.
The data solution will also act as a backbone for the data center connectivity and IP surveillance solutions. It will allow the 250 employees at Centaurus Mall to communicate with one another clearly with no network congestion. Furthermore, the switches used for IP surveillance will allow up to 300 fully integrated cameras working in adverse climatic conditions without power issues.
Engr. Alam Zeb, Head of IT Centaurus Mall said: “We chose Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise because they are the leaders in this field and pioneers in applications and services. We believe our partnership is still at its infancy stage and we will definitely grow in the near future considering our upcoming project that will require reliable partners such as Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and Makkays.”
For his part, Dr. Ayaz Khan, General Manager of Makkays said: “We are glad to have partnered with a world class shopping mall such as Centaurus Mall. The selection of vendor was a rigorous process, but due to the affordability and superior functionality of our products, Centaurus Mall have decided to go ahead with us. We are currently in talks with the team to supply ICT solutions to upcoming projects within Pakistan to further cement our relationship.”
“With the growing demand of high speed networks in Pakistan, organizations are now looking for affordable solutions that do not compromise on performance and quality,” said Cem Ocal Sales Director, Distribution, Middle East, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise. “Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and Makkays, who are experts in Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise products and solutions, offer just that to ensure customer satisfaction in Pakistan.”
Located in the heart of Islamabad, the Centaurus Mall is an iconic retail, entertainment, and lifestyle destination that stimulates visitors with its vibrant mix of retail and entertainment segments. This is Pakistan’s most successful destination for shopping and family entertainment. The mall offers a delightful array of beguiling attractions for every visitor all year around. Be it shopping, entertainment, dining, or fun-filled outings with family or friends, The Centaurus Mall is the place to be.
SOURCE: PRESS RELEASE