January 13, 2016
Global telecom products major Cisco on Thursday unveiled three networking products, designed and developed by its Indian arm for digital transformation of large web-based enterprises.
The Cisco Network Convergence System (NCS) 1000 Series, Cisco Network Convergence System (NCS) 5000 Series and the 5520 and 8540 Series Wireless LAN Controllers were showcased at its iExpo 2015, being held in Bengaluru to mark its two-decade-old presence in the sub-continent.
“The products have been designed and developed in collaboration with leading web companies to enable service providers and large web enterprises to reinvent the way in which services are built and delivered,” the US-based software product firm said in a statement here.
Cisco NCS 1000 Series delivers high bandwidth between datacenters to improve business agility and simplify operations while Cisco NCS 5000 Series will economically scale large enterprises to provide over the top (OTT) services among other benefits.
Cisco 5520 and 8540 Series Wireless LAN Controllers are capable of handling large number of devices and increased traffic seamlessly.
In FY 2015, Cisco spent approximately $6.3 billion on R & D while Cisco India helped in filing 1,000 global patents in the last 20 years of which 600 patents were used for innovations across major technologies, the statement said.
“Every country, city and business is becoming digital and innovation will be key to capturing the opportunity. Over the last 20 years, our local investments, global expertise, world-class innovation and deep partnerships have placed Cisco India at the heart of the innovation ecosystem,” said Cisco India site leader Amit Phadnis in the statement.