Banco Agrario de Colombia, one of the three most important banks in Colombia, has chosen BT to provide colocation services from its data center located in Bogotá. BT’s bid was selected in a public call for tenders.
The colocation services delivered by BT would increase the efficiency and quality of services that Banco Agrario provides via its 741 branches across the country, through which it finances rural, agricultural, livestock, forestry and agro-industrial activities in Colombia. The colocation and connectivity solutions provided will allow the bank to maximize its performance and security while also improving its workflow in the next five years.
The BT data center in Bogotá’s Free Zone conforms to the highest efficiency, availability and security standards, making it a highly competitive colocation facility in Latin America. It has been certified to the ISO 9001 (Quality Management), ISO 20000 (IT Service Management) and ISO 27001 (Information Security Management) standards, and has been designed following the EIA/TIA-942 210 standard, which means a system availability of up to 99.995%.
In the words of Luis Enrique Collante, vicepresident of Information and Communication Technology at Banco Agrario de Colombia, “The services that BT offers will play a vital role in helping us to achieve one of Banco Agrario’s primary goals, which is to provide an integrated, flexible, functional and secure technological platform capable of keeping pace with the institution’s needs and growth.
Banco Agrario is a Colombian government-owned bank specialized in providing financing for the agricultural and livestock industries, with an ample portfolio of products and services that also caters for corporate, public and microcredit customers.