ePLDT strengthens cyber security capabilities with FIRST membership.
Manila, Philippines [23 November 2020] — ePLDT Inc., the country’s leading enabler of digital solutions, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary in the industry marking two decades of being the top digital enabler and cyber solutions partner for today's leading enterprises.
For the past decades, it has become one of the major catalysts of growth for the Philippines' digital economy where seamlessly securing and managing terabytes of data is its business, playing a vital role in the surge of digital information driving the lifeblood of government, industries, businesses, and homes.
"For an organization to continuously innovate and thrive for 20 years and become such a critical part of the country’s digital infrastructure is certainly not an easy feat. And it is in this regard that I feel honored to be part of this company," said Jovy Hernandez, ePLDT President & CEO and SVP & Head for PLDT and Smart Enterprise Business Groups during the Company's virtual townhall celebration for all its employees.
"I have gained a deeper understanding of the business—from our data center services, to our complex IT managed IT services and cyber security technologies—and quickly realized the many benefits our services can provide our dearest customers. Because that's our goal here in ePLDT: for us to put our customers at the very center and help solve their toughest challenges with our services and industry expertise."
A wholly-owned subsidiary and the ICT arm of PLDT, ePLDT has been the trusted name in data center services in the country. VITRO Data Center remains to be the preferred collocation service facility of choice for Global Hyperscalers, digital content providers, telecommunication operators and various Enterprises.
Its proven track record of adhering to global standards and sustainability initiatives, maintaining and achieving service level availability levels, growing numbers of certified technical experts and innovative culture have undoubtedly fortified its stature as the leading and largest Data Center facility network in the country.
VITRO’s 10 Data Center facilities that are strategically located across the archipelago and having an aggregate capacity of over 9,000 racks and total power capacity of 70 Megawatts, continues to support and enable the needs of organizations to transform their business continuity and resiliency capability as we all move forward and face the new normal.
Beyond data center services, ePLDT is a true end-to-end managed service provider, offering cloud, managed IT, and cybersecurity solutions to the enterprise market. The company is a preferred partner of global technology brands in digitally transforming organizations to compete in today’s ever-evolving marketplace. More importantly, ePLDT’s expertise across various technology domains and industry segments enables it to deliver these solutions according to global best-practices.
"Despite all the hurdles we've seen, I'm proud of this organization for being more relevant and more valuable today—as we come up with better digital and ICT solutions that can help businesses in the future," said Hernandez.
He goes on thanking the people who have stayed with ePLDT through the years and have been crucial to bringing the Company where it is now, "this milestone would not have been possible without each and everyone of you. It is indeed our unity and camaraderie that drive us to do better and work harder. I hope that we all continue in this path and grow together as we usher in the next 20 years."