Published On: Fri, May 23rd, 2014

BANCARIBE lights up its disaster recovery site at CTEX’s Tier-IV Datacenter

ctexbancaribeWILLEMSTAD (CTEX) -- Curaçao Technology Exchange N.V. (CTEX) announced it has been selected by Bancaribe Curacao Bank, N.V. for a long-term commitment to host the bank’s critical disaster recovery infrastructure.

CTEX will provide Bancaribe with the necessary technology and disaster recovery facilities to ensure continuous operations during the unlikely event of a disaster locally or throughout the region.

"Using CTEX as our disaster recovery provider ensures peace of mind that during the event of a disaster, our operations can failover to the CTEX datacenter which serves as the business and communications hub to the region said Oscar Alvarado, Managing director for Bancaribe Curaçao Bank, N.V. "By entrusting our formal disaster recovery infrastructure to CTEX, we can be sure to provide nonstop operations and continuous customer support in the event of a disaster. Mr. Alvarado continues, "we chose CTEX for its leading position in the datacenter and disaster recovery market and for its capacity to integrate IT and DR solutions with our various operating locations. CTEX’s datacenter is the only Tier-IV datacenter of its kind in the region. These were key factors in the project.”

"We welcome the opportunity to provide value added services to Bancaribe Curaçao Bank, N.V. in this important project. This agreement offers CTEX the opportunity to help Bancaribe Curaçao Bank, N.V. in managing various business continuity risks in Curaçao and across various countries the region. The CTEX datacenter is a state of the art facility and the only one of its kind in the region,” said Anthony de Lima, CTEX’s Chairman & CEO. "Customers who leverage our Uptime Institute certified Tier-IV datacenters are provided with the peace of mind that their local and regional operations can continue in the event of an unlikely business interruption, 24 by 7, 365 days a year."

This week Bancaribe Curaçao Bank, N.V. together with CTEX lit up their advanced disaster recovery site at the CTEX datacenter in Curaçao.


Bancaribe Curaçao Bank, N.V. is a bank with a history of more than 35 years in the Curaçao financial sector. Bancaribe Curacao Bank, N.V. operates under an international license granted by the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Martin, the entity that regulates and supervises the bank. It is a financial institution that offers investment and credit products and services, contributing to the profit value of its clients' money and supports the growth of its business. For more information

About CTEX

CTEX is building four Tier-IV, green certified, data centers and an internet exchange point from which co-location, interconnection and managed services will be delivered to enterprise, government, and institutional clients in the Caribbean and Latin America. The company is deploying the latest data center technologies to support high- density cloud computing infrastructures. CTEX offers six core solutions including Cloud, Managed Colocation, Managed Services, Virtual Datacenter, Managed Continuity and Professional services. CTEX’s Tier-IV data centers are located on Curaçao, safely outside the hurricane belt and major seismic zone in a politically neutral jurisdiction. The company is funded by private investors, the local telecommunications company, pension funds, development banks, local and regional financial institutions. For more information

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