Riphah International University Empowering Education with H3C Digital Solutions across Pakistan through Wateen


The Signing Ceremony

Islamabad, Pakistan, Jan 25, 2024 — H3C, a leading global digital solution provider, is proud to announce its partnership with Wateen, another leading ICT company in Pakistan, to deliver the managed WAN & Campus Wi-Fi 6 connectivity services to Riphah International University (RIU) 12 campuses in different cities of Pakistan.

The robust network infrastructure solution provides seamless connectivity & access to datacentre, for the entire faculty, administration & student body for a better learning & teaching experience.

To inaugurate the digital transformation journey, signing ceremony is being held today at Islamabad between the leadership of Riphah International University Chancellor Hassan Muhammad Khan, Director of IT Sarfraz Ahmed Haroon and Wateen Telecom Limited CEO Adil Rashid in the presence of H3C Technologies Pakistan Dy. Managing Director Brig. Khalid Hassan Butt (Retd).

During the ceremony, Hassan Muhammad Khan, Riphah International University Chancellor, expressed his views that “Our partnership with H3C & Wateen aligns perfectly with our vision to provide an innovative education experience with the latest technological advancements. H3C’s Managed WAN services & Wateen’s commitment to education sector will upgrade our network infrastructure and redefine how our students and faculty access and utilize digital resources. It's a step towards setting a new benchmark in educational connectivity, ensuring our institution remains at the forefront of delivering a world-class education.”

At the ceremony, Adil Rashid, CEO of Wateen, stated, “Wateen is dedicated to driving digital enablement in Pakistan, especially in the education sector. Our partnership with H3C and Riphah International University marks a key step in our mission to empower various sectors digitally. Through our robust and reliable Managed WAN and Campus Wi-Fi 6 Managed WAN services, we're enhancing the university's network infrastructure and contributing to the development of our future leaders.”

Brig. Khalid Hassan Butt (Retd), Dy. Managing Director of H3C Technologies Pakistan shared his views “Today is the start of an educational and technological transformation. Our partnership with Wateen & Riphah International University goes beyond providing digital solutions; it’s about fostering innovation, empowering students, and addressing Pakistan’s digital needs in the education sector. H3C equips students to shape the digital future, reaffirming our commitment to Pakistan’s digital growth and talent development.”