Cloud computing facility from SLT.

Akasa

Cloud computing service was started by the Sri Lanka Telecom to support all kind of business regardless of their size. The new platform will be called as “Akaza” and it will help those companies who uses it from having their own servers, data centres, software and  technical staff, as every thing will be provided through this service.

Their cloud computing service will be as infrastructure-as-a-service (IAAS) which will provide shared computing power to customers, through their data centers from two locations along with 24 hours customer service.

In the near future they expect to add more services as platform-as-a-service (PAAS), software-as-a-service (SAAS) and desktop-as-a-service (DAAS) platforms.

Here you can access Windows-based desktops that are hosted and managed by the SLT cloud service that can be access by your Smartphone, tablet and PC. Here you will get security, data storage, backups and upgrades for your stored data where you are allowed to select your required amount of resources like storage, computing power, RAM, software etc. The service is supports Pay as you go and allows according to your growth.

Best of the service is cloud video conferencing from them which you can get for economical price by carrying out multiparty video conferencing that can be accessed through your web or video end equipment.

SLT is the largest Broadband service provider through optical network in Sri Lanka.