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HEC establishes data centre at NED University

By Our Correspondent
December 10, 2023

ISLAMABAD: In a significant step towards enhancing data accessibility and obtaining international recognition, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) announced the establishment of cutting-edge Data Centre at NED University, Karachi. This Centre represents a groundbreaking initiative to digitally empower universities and fortify their IT infrastructure.

The Higher Education Commissions logo. — X/@hecpakofficial
The Higher Education Commission's logo. — X/@hecpakofficial

The newly established Data Centre has earned acclaim on the global stage. HEC has been granted the esteemed “Design Document Certification” by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) 942, marking a commendable achievement for the nation and a significant boost for Pakistan’s IT sector.

The TIA 942 standard, renowned as a benchmark for data centre design and construction, has bestowed a ‘Rated3’ certification upon HEC’s design.