Oculin Tech will develop a Tier III Certified MIC infrastructure with design specifications from Uptime Institute and Desco will facilitate their existing and upcoming applications
Dhaka Electric Supply Company Limited (Desco) and Oculin Tech BD Ltd. signed a contract agreement on September 16 for a project titled “Upgradation of Master Information Center (MIC) of Desco on Turn Key Basis”
Md Selim Uddin, chairman of Desco and additional secretary of power division, was present as the chief guest of this event and Bikash Dewan, managing director, DPDC participated as a special guest.
Md Kausar Ameer Ali, managing director of Desco, was present as chairperson of the event.
Desco board members and other officials were also joined virtually.
Shadab Sajid, managing director; Mohammad Hasan Imam, executive vice president, and other team members from Oculin Tech were present at the signing ceremony.
In this project, Oculin Tech will develop a Tier III Certified MIC infrastructure with design specifications from Uptime Institute and Desco will facilitate their existing and upcoming applications including AMI, SCADA, GIS in MIC.
This MIC will also have a recovery site which will be active-active mode with fully automated and highly secured. This will ensure overall network optimization, business continuity and multi-location acceleration.
Shamim Ahsan Chowdhury, chief engineer, ICT Division, Desco, provided a presentation on the project overview.
The Chairman of Desco and Bikash Dewan, appreciated the project planning and pointed out their views about digitization and digital services of the utilities.
Shadab Sajid, conveyed his gratitude to Desco for choosing OculinTech to build this critical IT infrastructure and highlighted that this data centre will include the latest technologies that are available in this space today.
For Desco, this type of international-level MIC project can be considered a milestone for the utility sector. Its successful implementation will deliver a very robust system to Desco and at the same time, it will bring greater efficiencies to the power sector utility and its customers.