C.K. Prasad

Regional General Manager
RailTel Corporation of India

Shri C. K. Prasad , Regional General Manager,  Heads the Southern Region of  RailTel Corporation of India Ltd ,a mini ratna Central Public Sector Undertaking. He has  B. Tech in Electronics and Telecom Engg and MBA with specialization in IT,  belongs to  Indian Railways Service of Signal Engineers , of UPSC 1991 batch . He is a member of Institution of Railway Signal and Telecommunications Engineers, IRSTE. He has vast experience in Railway Signalling and Telecommunications domain and power sector by having worked in National Thermal Power Corporation .

He was instrumental in setting up a Tier III Uptime Design and Facility certified datacenter at Secunderabad from Design stage to Operations stage with BMS and DCIM functions. He  has built  portfolio of services like co-location, managed services, DC & DR, Cloud services like IaaS, PaaS, Storage as a Service, Security as a service and presently Cloud IoT for Indian Railways Train Collision Avoidance System. The datacenter is provided with many eco-friendly and green construction systems and runs with a PUE of less than 1.5. He has published papers many papers on technology infusion in Rail Sector published in National and IEEE journals.