DFCC Vardhana Bank joins Lanka Bell payment network
Lanka Bell Managing Director Prasad Samarasinghe and Managing
Director and CEO of DFCC Vardhana Bank Ltd. L G Perera
exchanging the agreement on the new partnership.
Another 40 payment points have been added to telecommunications giant
Lanka Bell's islandwide bill settlement network, with the company's new
partnership with DFCC Vardhana Bank Ltd.
Lanka Bell bills can now be settled at any of the DFCC Bank's
branches and the money will be credited to the subscriber's account on
the same day.
Lanka Bell Managing Director Prasad Samarasinghe said the arrangement
with DFCC Vardhana Bank demonstrates Lanka Bell's commitment to
continuously enhance convenience for subscribers.
"We welcome DFCC Bank to our network and are grateful for their
support," he said.
Lanka Bell also offers bill settlement through the branch networks of
11 banks, the Commercial Bank of Ceylon, Sampath Bank, Bank of Ceylon,
Hatton National Bank, Peoples Bank, HSBC, Nations Trust Bank, Standard
Chartered Bank, Seylan Bank, National Savings Bank and NDB Bank as well
as 350 plus Singer Sri Lanka outlets.
Bharti Airtel signs IT management agreement with IBM
Bharti Airtel Lanka, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel Limited - one of
the leading telecom companies entered into an agreement with IBM to
manage its comprehensive IT infrastructure and application requirements
for the Sri Lanka market.
The agreement forms part of Airtel's innovative business model based
on outsourcing of IT and Networks to achieve business leadership through
enhanced performance and efficiencies.
The agreement takes into account the consolidation, transformation
and management of comprehensive IT infrastructure and applications of
Bharti Airtel Lanka (Pvt) Ltd by IBM Sri Lanka, and also includes
customer facing applications such as billing and customer relationship
"We are delighted to further strengthen our relationship with IBM.
The creation of the IT Community Of Practice with IBM in 2004 has led to
one of the fastest integrations of IT anywhere in the globe," said
Director Bharti Airtel & Group CIO, Bharti Enterprises Dr Jai Menon.
"This agreement for our operations in Sri Lanka is the extension of the
utility computing model that has successfully managed unprecedented
growth from 7 million to 70 million customers for Airtel in India. The
partnership will continue to consolidate, manage and deliver business
process transformation that will drive innovation and enhance value for
all our users in Sri Lanka."
Chief Executive Officer, Bharti Airtel Lanka Amali Nanayakkara said.
"The partnership with IBM will add significant value to Bharti Airtel
Lanka on multiple levels ranging from employees, and as we progress, our
customers as well. The agreement, which takes into consideration
identified pre-determined service levels, will fuel the company with
scalable transformation that is capable of diligently servicing the
needs of millions of customers.
Through the optimized use of technology resources, Bharti Airtel
Lanka demonstrates its determination to create a widely admired
telecommunications company in Sri Lanka".
CISS won the Best Information Security Training Award
CISCO Information Security Services (Pvt) Ltd has recently won the
Gold medal of "Best information Security Training Provider" at the ISACA
IT Security award competition held at Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo on
ISACA is the global organisation serving the IT Governance and
Security professional and set the best practices and standard for the
CISCO information Security Services (Pvt) Ltd. is an arm of Ceylinco
Consolidated established in 2001 as a fully independent body to provide
its service within the group and outside. The company dedicated to
provide IT Governance, Security Consulting and Training in Sri Lanka and
The company is leading in information security audit, business
continuity planning consulting, network security audit and penetration
testing and vulnerability assessment and forensics investigations.
The company has trained more than 1,000 employees through its
security training and workshops creating great awareness in information
security and related risk management topics among the corporate sector
during last three years.
The company is now embarking on expanding its professional services
to other areas such as IT Governance and Security Education on globally
recognized certification such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, CBCP and COBIT, 1SO
27001 ISMS where you could obtain more details in the company web site
Kentville, Rajagiriya from Kelsey Homes
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The project which was launched just a few months ago has had an
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