24 January, 2021

Connectivity, Links Unlimited

Networking is the hot new sunrise industry in Indian infotech

Connectivity, Links Unlimited

A quiet revolution is taking place in Indian business. Corporates, public sector undertakings, banks and financial institutions are waking up to the axiom of doing business in the 1990s—the race belongs not to the biggest but to the better and faster informed. Suddenly, computer networking is big business.

After tottering around to find its feet for the past several years, networking is one of the fastest growing markets in India today. Sales of networking products grew by nearly 200 per cent last year to touch a market size of around Rs 300 crore to Rs 350 crore, says Vineet Nayar, president, HCL Comnet, a leading systems integrator for networking technology.

That networking majors look upon India as an attractive market is evident from the sudden torrent of global industry leaders like Cisco Systems, 3Com, Bay Networks International, Cabletron and UB Networks. Cisco Systems, the world's largest networking company, plans to set up a subsidiary in India in the next three to four months, discloses Anil Batra, the company's...



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