AB Bank Limited, first private commercial bank in the country, has renewed the Enterprise Agreement and Select agreement with the world-leading software company, Microsoft on 7th October, 2012 at Westin hotel in Dhaka.Mr. M. Fazlur Rahman, President & Managing Director of AB Bank Limited and Mr. Sriyan De Silva Wijeyeratne, Country Manger of Microsoft Bangladesh signed the Agreements on behalf of their respective organizations. AB Bank management officials, officials from IT department and others were present during the event. Mr. Pubudu Basnayake Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Mohammed Asif, Head of Enterprise Sales and other officials from Microsoft Bangladesh also attended the program. These frames of agreements demonstrates AB Bank’s commitment and respect for IPR law to use legitimate Microsoft software as well as strengthening thetechnology partnership between the two organizations.
Under these agreements, Microsoft will deliver various applications and servers software to AB Bank to use for their Office productivity, identity and network management, virtualization environment management, IT security, advance messaging and collaboration solutions across the organization. A significant number of applications will be used under Microsoft platform using Windows Server and SQL Server database.
As per the agreement, AB Bank will get new/upgrade version of Microsoft software, direct technical support, online and class-room training for IT Pro and users, round-the-clock web supports and other admissible benefits. Microsoft will provide particular consulting services to deploy latest Microsoft technologies following the international standard best-practices. The agreement benefit will allow AB Bank employees to use genuine licensed Microsoft product at their home computers and free software for bank’s disaster recovery sites.
Through these agreements AB Bank can use genuine and upgraded/new Microsoft technologies that will enable them faster business communication, reduce operational cost, provide strong data security and will help to develop a productive workforce to smartly handle today’s modern operation of a financial institute; this will ultimately support for better banking service to bank’s large number of valued clients.