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D-Link to tap business in networking space

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D-LINK (India) Ltd has unveiled its range of technology offerings for the South today in the networking space-encompassing storage segment, Web solutions and security-based products for large enterprises.

The Director, Sales, D-Link India, Mr Prabodh Vyas, told newspersons that the company has charted out a strategy that seeks to tap the huge business potential in the networking space with its range of technology products and solutions.

"With the launch of these products, D-Link is strategically positioned to provide complete end-to-end networking solutions for large enterprises. This launch will open up new markets, estimated to be having a potential of over Rs 1,000 crore for the company," Mr Vyas said.

Explaining the new thrust on networking space, Mr Vyas said emerging networking technologies such as layer 3 switching, firewalls for network security and network attached storage for additional storage requirements will lead to converged wire-free business environment.

According to him, Netvision 2003 focuses on how important it is for modern enterprises to understand the crucial role that emerging technologies can play in their businesses right from cutting costs, improving efficiencies and sharing data to provide networks and infrastructure for tomorrow.

The Netvision has been conceptualised and hosted to deal with the future and showcase the latest networking and communication technologies. The products include enterprise networking, VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), storage and security, metropolitan area networks, structured cabling, video over IP and wireless.

D-Link, which recorded sales revenues of Rs 274 crore last year, has projected an overall growth of about 15 to 20 per cent this year consequent on the launch of range of products addressing networking for the large enterprises, he said.

The company, which has established its design and development centre at Bangalore, has developed technologies for the $500-million parent company, Mr Vyas said and added that the launch of motherboards in tie up with Gigabyte has made it the second largest motherboard vendor in the country.

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