17, February 2023, Colombo: SLT-MOBITEL, the National ICT Solutions Provider of Sri Lanka, has announced that it has become the first service provider in the country to obtain VMware Cloud Verified Certification with VCF deployment. This global program identifies the most trusted cloud providers delivering services running on VMware technology. The certification provides a secure and compatible private cloud infrastructure, allowing enterprises to move their workloads seamlessly to the cloud without worrying about interoperability issues. The program assures the enterprise-level security, performance, and cost optimization of cloud services. "SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise is proud to be the first service provider in Sri Lanka to obtain VMware Cloud Verified Certification with VCF deployment. This achievement is a testament to our commitment to providing our customers with the highest level of technical expertise, reliability, and security. This double cloud deployment ensures the business continuity while hosting total workloads in SLT-MOBITEL Akaza Multi Cloud. We are confident that this will lead to increased customer satisfaction and loyalty, leading to long-term customer relationships," said Janaka Abeysinghe, CEO, SLT. Acquiring this certification means that SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise has met the rigorous standards and requirements of VMware, indicating the ICT Solutions Provider’s high level of technical expertise. SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise will now have access to the latest technologies, including VMware's cutting-edge software-defined data centre and multi-cloud solutions. These technologies can help SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise to optimise its cloud services, improve operational efficiency, and reduce costs. In addition to the benefits listed above, VMware Cloud Verified Certification ensures that SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise is compliant with industry standards and best practices, further cementing SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise’s reputation as a trusted provider of cloud services. With this new certification, SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise has broken new ground in the cloud services market, positioning itself as a leader in the field. The deployment milestones are supporting SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise's Cloud program in accelerating digital transformation, amidst the changing dynamics of today’s businesses. SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise premium cloud was launched in 2018, and this development will elevate and transform the premium cloud through VMware Cloud Foundation deployed in 2023. In the past, SLT-MOBITEL Enterprise was the first local organisation to partner VMware as a Business Continuity Certified Planner (BCCP) and initiate VMware Cloud Foundation in Sri Lanka.