Project wins Silver Award in ‘Technology and IT Sector’ at National Project Management Excellence Awards 2023
People’s Bank, taking yet another significant leap towards technological innovation, partnered with Hayleys Fentons ICT for a transformative SD-WAN project.
This initiative covered 375 customer contact points across Sri Lanka, becoming the largest SD-WAN installation within the financial sector in the country. The project’s astounding scale is a testament to the technological prowess and dedication of the Fentons ICT team, as they completed this multi-hub enterprise deployment in a mere 70 days.
SD-WAN, a cutting-edge networking technology, empowers organisations to securely connect users, applications, and data across multiple locations, enhancing speed, safety, and flexibility in the process.
Key features of the deployment include a central SD-WAN Hub at People’s Bank’s head office in Colombo 02, fortified with Redundancy Disaster Recovery (DR) measures to ensure uninterrupted service.
Commenting on the achievement, People’s Bank CEO/GM Clive Fonseka said, “This is another important milestone in our journey to become the most technologically superior bank in the country. We remain steadfastly committed to use technology not only to offer an enhanced banking experience to our customers but also to increase our operational efficiency and revenue.”
People’s Bank Chief Information Officer Dhammika Dasa enthusiastically praised the successful implementation, stating, “Hayleys