New telecommunications infrastructure upgrade and cyber security project
– Higher connections speeds, more efficient operation, and better quality of services, combined with increased security at the bank’s systems and applications
Chania Bank selected the OTE Group in order to strengthen its effectiveness and fortify its operations, in accordance with the needs of the new digital era. The project concerns the telecommunications infrastructure upgrade of the central offices and branches of the bank, while also strengthening its IT and network systems’ cyber security.
The new infrastructure will improve the daily life of employees and customers of Chania Bank, by providing higher connection speeds, more efficient operation, and better quality of services. Furthermore, COSMOTE’s Cyber Security Solutions will enhance the mechanisms protecting the bank’s systems and applications.
This three-year project includes the replacement of network, data, and voice equipment, both at the Bank’s central offices, and at its ATMs and branches, upgrading the call centre, implementing IP telephony, Wi-Fi networks, and technical support. Respectively, COSMOTE’s advanced Cyber Security Solutions will cover the Bank’s needs for increased network and IT infrastructure security (Servers, Data Centre, Work Stations, and the Cloud), while also strengthening the security levels of the Bank’s online communication with its customers.
The IT Manager of Chania Bank, Mr. Sifis Koutroumpas, stated: “The Cooperative Bank of Chania always wants to be on the cutting edge of technology, with the goal of offering high quality services for its clients and employees and security in their transactions. Together with the recent launch of our new web banking and mobile banking services, we searched for the right partners, with experience, expertise and determination to help us take the Cooperative Bank of Chania to the forefront of technology in network, telecommunications and cyber-security infrastructure. We decided to partner with the OTE Group with no hesitation.”
The OTE Group’s Large Enterprises & SME Sales Director Mr. Dionyssis Velonias-Belonias stated: “We develop specialized communications and Information Security solutions that can be adjusted to every customer’s needs, even in vertical markets such as the banking sector. Our many years of experience in implementing complex projects, in combination with our innovative IT solutions, has established us as a reliable partner for every business who wants to accelerate its digital transformation”.
Having implemented large and complex telecommunications and ICT projects, the OTE Group has the size and know-how in navigating any business and organization, in Greece or abroad, through the new digital era. The Group specializes in providing integrated solutions for health, tourism, ΙΤ infrastructure, data centres, cybersecurity, the cloud, and the Internet of Things.