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Digital opts for New World spark for its Campus

Cisco is preferred solutions provider to network Digital Park Campus
May 02, 2002

Cisco is preferred solutions provider to network Digital Park Campus

NEW DELHI, India - May 2, 2002 - Cisco Systems, the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, today announced the implementation of an end-to-end network at Digital Global Soft's 25-acre campus in Bangalore. The network has been designed, implemented and rolled out by Digital's systems integration team with support from Cisco - and will connect Digital Global Soft's 600 Indian employees. The multi-service Cisco network is extremely scalable and is capable of accommodating 4,500 users. Cisco network infrastructure consists of carrier class routers, switches, firewalls and load balancing appliances, and IP Phones.

At the Digital Park Campus in Bangalore, Cisco has implemented a world-class Data Centre solution. This Data Centre will provide Internet Hosting Services that manages e-business platforms for Digital's customers in India and abroad. Further, Cisco has also set-up a high capacity global network for the company to implement a comprehensive array of networking solutions including IP Telephony, VPN, Security and Network Management Solutions at the Digital Park Campus.

"Digital is a key player in the Infrastructure Management services space, and as a natural extension, is setting up a state-of-the-art Technical Support Contact Centre. This mandates the investment in a world-class, robust & scalable networking solution. The Cisco solution is geared to provide just that," said, A N Rao, Chief Information Officer, Digital Global Soft.

According to B Ashok, Vice President, Cisco Systems India said: "Digital's Data Centre in Bangalore is a mission critical business unit for the company's global Web Hosting Services. For Digital to opt for a comprehensive Cisco platform for one of their most significant IT investments globally is a tremendous endorsement for Cisco's technology leadership, end-to-end solutions platform and customer support & services.'

Cisco's IP Telephony solution will connect the Digital Park to the company's head office in Houston, Texas - as well as Digital's other offices around the world. Cisco's secure Intrusion Detection System and Cisco PIX Firewall provide Digital an enterprise-wide, real time security system designed to detect, report and terminate unauthorized activity both from within and outside its network.

About Digital Global Soft

Digital Global Soft (previously known as Digital Equipment (India) Limited) is a globally focused software development and services company. Digital has an independent charter for growth and functioning and enjoys the unique advantage of having Compaq Computer Corporation, USA - the second largest IT company in the world - as a major investor, customer and supporter. Digital has over 1,300 trained software professionals with diverse technical skill sets and offers a comprehensive portfolio of software services with a focus on e-business solutions backed by its strong expertise in Internet technologies.

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