Ukrtelecom and Metinvest Digital will introduce cloud services for Ukrtelecom users

As part of a strategic partnership, Ukrtelecom entered into an agreement with Metinvest Digital to design, configure and support Microsoft Azure cloud services and Microsoft 365 hybrid infrastructure for the largest Ukrainian fixed-line operator. 

Ukrtelecom implements the infrastructure of Windows Virtual Desktop for 1,500 jobs, a system for long-term storage of corporate data backups in Azure Backup. Metinvest Digital will provide architecture planning, migrate user data, as well as further support the implemented systems.

Metinvest Digital is a Microsoft Certified Gold Certified Partner. The company’s infrastructure expertise center has significant experience in developing cloud solutions architecture, implementing and supporting a wide range of infrastructure technologies, and data migration, which ensure the quality, efficiency and reliability of customers' IT systems. Last year, Metinvest Digital migrated to the cloud and implemented cloud IT services for all Metinvest assets in Europe and the USA, and recently completed the large-scale migration of its two central data centers to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.

Sergiy DETYUK, Chief Executive Officer at Metinvest Digital:

— It is very pleasant to note that the partnership between our companies launched last year goes to a new level. I am sure that the experience of Metinvest Digital in implementing cloud solutions and migration will allow Ukrtelecom to build IT services that will meet modern market requirements — flexibility, adaptability and reliability. Our approach to implementing infrastructure solutions for customers is based on the best world practices, which means ensuring the highest level of reliability of IT services. I hope that the results that we get for Ukrtelecom will strengthen our partnership.

Kirill Goncharuk, Chief Information Officer at Ukrtelecom:

— We are pleased to continue cooperation with our partner — Metinvest Digital. This time, our teams will work on the development of infrastructure solutions for business based on Microsoft Azure services. Given the modernization of the Ukrtelecom core network, the development of high-speed fiber-optic data lines and Metinvest Digital expertise, we expect a further increase in the level of continuity of Ukrtelecom production processes, the creation of flexible and adaptive technical tools for our specialists.

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Metinvest Digital

Metinvest Digital is a Ukrainian IT company specializing in the digital transformation of large businesses and implementing projects in Ukraine, Europe and North America. The company develops, implements and supports integrated IT solutions for building technological infrastructure, developing information systems, strategic outsourcing, data migration, system integration, cybersecurity and information protection. Metinvest Digital is an IT business partner of the Metinvest Group, serving more than 30 holding enterprises worldwide. The company is a certified partner of Microsoft (Gold Certified Partner) and SAP (Silver Partner).

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Public Joint Stock Company 'Ukrtelecom' is one of the largest telecommunications companies in Ukraine, which offers its customers in all regions of the country almost all types of modern telecommunications services on a single account.

As an infrastructure operator, Ukrtelecom focuses primarily on the development of a high-speed optical Internet access network using GPON technology (Gigabit passive optical network). Such a network enables business customers to use powerful tele-tools to increase their efficiency; in turn, home users receive a multiservice access point, which provides them with Internet, interactive TV, Internet telephony, radio, etc.

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