TELMEX SUBSIDIARY TRIARA.COM WINS MAJOR PUBLIC EDUCATION DATA CENTRE BUILD TENDER
PRESS RELEASE: The Ministry of Public Education (SEP) has awarded a data centre construction contract to Triara.com SA de CV, a subsidiary of Telefónica de México (Telmex), according to the federal government purchasing portal.
SEP will spend 1,647,428,000 pesos to build a data centre that will serve to support information from the agency, such as payroll, professional licenses and educational projects.
Triara.com will be responsible for creating a recovery plan in the event of an emergency or system disconnection, as well as maintaining the SEP's digital infrastructure during the term of the contract.
Similarly, Triara.com will be responsible for providing computers, processors, memories, among other corresponding computer equipment, for the operation of this project, which will be named ‘SEP 2022-2024 Data Centre’.
“The contracting of a new service is required, which integrates each and every one of the administrative and technical commitments that exist in the current service, in addition to guaranteeing the integrity of the systems and their databases, the availability of access through the Internet and the Internal SEP network”, the agency pointed out.
The contract was awarded to the Telmex subsidiary after a tender in which a consortium made up of Sixsigma Networks Mexico, which is a company of KIO Networks, Wingu Networks, Sm4rt Security and Masbusiness, also participated.
According to the document published on Compranet, the contract with Triara.com is in force from April 14, 2022 and will expire on September 30, 2024.
The contract LA-011000999-E24-2022 adds that with said data centre it will be possible to continue with the mechanisms of diffusion and attention to the public, such as the SEP portal and the appointment platform for the processing of the professional license, among others.
Delfina Gómez's office added that this digital project is also expected to avoid labour, public and even political problems for the SEP due to the interruption of critical services, such as payroll payments.
In the report, the SEP added that the Higher Secondary Education (SEMS) and the National Institute of Adult Education (INEA) will be among the main entities benefiting from the new data centre.
In the case of the SEMS, he deepened, it will be allowed to continue with the planning of educational strategies, according to the economic, political, social, cultural and technological environment of the nation.
“In case of not having the services in their different systems, it would affect important populations of students, teachers and educational establishments in the access to important educational materials for the development of education issues at the upper secondary level,” he said.
Triara.com has four contracts with the federal government, including the National Institute of Social Economy, the National Commission for Free Textbooks and the National DIF.
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