National Data Center Facilities

The main data centre located at Kabul, MCIT building is a world class with state of art infrastructure having a capacity to house more the 50 Racks for the time being and supporting a wide range of technologies. The main objective of the National Data Centre is to provide a range of Basic & Value added Services to Government departments & organizations at various levels right from Central Government to State and District administrations of Afghanistan. The facility is logically and physically secured with advanced and latest technology. It has redundant network infrastructure and power supply along with sophisticated Environmental Monitoring System to provide 99.9% accessibility and availability of network and data to the clients. Below are main data center features and facilities:


  • Storage Area Network (SAN)
  • Rack based Infrastructure
  • Automated  Backup & Restore
  • State of art Security
  • Fiber Channel/WiMax Network


ANDC Features

  • Integrated hardware and  software solution
  • 24/7/365 monitoring of data center and customer servers/services
  • Physically secured data center
  • High Speed Redundant Internet Connections
  • UPS Power and Backup Diesel Generator
  • Industrial Strength Air Conditioning System
  • Raised Access Floor
  • Advanced browse based Environmental Management System
  • Secure firewall and Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Server Load Balancing support


ANDC Infrastructure Facilities

Non-IT Infrastructure

  • 400 KVA Transformer and Stabilizer
  • Main City Power - MCIT Diesel Generator - ANDC Diesel Generator
  • 2 x 60 KVA UPS
  • 2 x ASD 70 2 A Precision Air Conditioning
  • Advanced Smoke and Fire-Detection & FM200 Gas-based Automatic Fire-Suppression System
  • Water Detection System
  • CCTV based Surveillance System
  • Biometric Access Control


Network & Data Security

  • IPSEC, Dialup & SSL based VPN
  • Cisco Security Monitoring, Analysis and Response System
  • Protocol & Port based filtration through ASA and FWSM
  • Servers' end point security, Zero update protection, data loss prevention and signature based antivirus (CSA)
  • Enhance Control of Cisco Network and Security devices
  • Network & Server based Intrusion Detection system
  • VLAN and Zoning
  • Server Hardening services
     o Disabling Telnet
     o Disabling root privileges
     o Disabling console logins
     o Strong Password policy
  • SSL v3 enabled for Web Servers

24x7 Availability

  • Diesel Generator back-up for full load
  • UPS in parallel redundant N+1 mode
  • Precision AC in N+1 mode
  • Redundant network components
  • Redundant server components



  • Enterprise Network & Server Monitoring System
  • Monthly SLA Reports


ANDC Services

  • Dedicated Servers
  • Application Hosting Services
  • Co-Location Services
  • Managed Backup Services
  • E-Mail & Web Services