Housing Bank has reached a significant milestone in its journey of upgrading and modernising its infrastructure while embracing cutting-edge technology solutions. The state-of-the-art data centre has successfully achieved Tier III certification from the Uptime Institute, renowned for its expertise in data centre efficiency, reliability, and availability certification.
This achievement is a testament to Housing Bank’s ongoing investments in its infrastructure and information technology systems. These investments aim to ensure the upgradability and continuous operation of the systems under various circumstances, enabling the bank to keep pace with global banking trends and developments.
The newly launched data centre is meticulously designed to significantly enhance the bank’s daily operations by providing increased flexibility, efficiency, speed, and security. This will empower the bank to consistently deliver sustainable and advanced performance, enabling efficient management of the continuity and availability of its digital services and products around the clock. By maintaining high levels of quality, reliability, and innovation, the bank will meet its customers’ diverse needs with excellence.
Housing Bank has selected a group of esteemed companies specialising in construction, data centre facilities, communications, and information technology systems and solutions for this endeavour. Notably, among these companies are Huawei, along with supporting companies such as Badaweih and STS.
The bank aims to strengthen its leading position in the banking sector across various domains.
Commenting on this launch, Mr. Ammar Al-Safadi, Housing Bank CEO, said, “We are proud to announce the launch of our new datacenter and our certification from the Uptime Institute. This certification was granted after successfully passing rigorous audits that assess our environmental and physical controls, as well as capacity levels. These measures ensure the continuity of our business with minimal risks and are based on our adherence to international design standards, appropriate equipment, , maintenance, resource and assets management, including energy supply and efficiency monitoring, we demonstrate our commitment to excellence in operational sustainability. This enables us to concentrate on our core business and drive innovation in all aspects of our operations, giving Housing Bank a competitive advantage and a leading position in the banking sector”.