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Sify taps Cisco to deploy IP-NGN in India

Posted: 15 Sep 2008 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:next-generation IP Network? IP-NGN? VoIP?

To enhance its core network offering and to address the rapidly evolving India market, India's Sify Technologies Ltd has selected Cisco Systems' CRS-1 Carrier Routing System as the foundation of Sify's Internet Protocol next-generation network (IP-NGN).

"We are in the process of transforming our network infrastructure into an IP-NGN to deliver triple play and more," said Raju Vegesna, chairman and CEO, Sify. "These technology investments are aimed at making us more competitive in the services we offer across enterprise and consumer segments going forward. Cisco was the right choice for us with their proven expertise and track record over the years. Our new core backbone infrastructure will enable us to extend our pioneering leadership and meet ever increasing customer demand, now and in the future."

Added P J Nath, executive president, Sify enterprise services: "The migration of our core network infrastructure to an IP NGN enables us to offer more sophisticated services for voice, video and data, with higher levels of service quality for customers. With this investment, Sify has once again set the standard for the data telecom services industry in India."

The Cisco CRS-1 Carrier Routing System, a core component of the Cisco IP-NGN architecture, offers capabilities, reliability and scalability required for service providers to offer any-play services. Service providers worldwide are now deploying and enhancing their network infrastructure to seamlessly provide high bandwidth Internet applications that will rapidly grow over the next 10 years, including VoIP, video telephony, video on demand and IPTV.





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