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Focusing on the Indian market, the combined Siemens-Huawei-3Com products and solutions are intended to accelerate the deployment of high performance networks, which are now essential infrastructure for all enterprises in India.
At the press conference held today, Siemens Ltd’s Communications Enterprise Networks (Com EN) Division and Huawei-3 Com, a joint venture of 3Com, U.S. and Huawei, China announced an extension of the recently signed global partnership to the Indian enterprise market. This alliance will offer networking solutions to the entire market spectrum from SOHO to large enterprises, designed to meet its specific requirements at a highly attractive total cost of ownership.
Comments Mr. Peter Gartenberg, Executive Vice President, Com EN Division, Siemens Ltd., “In India, there is a huge demand for networks that can carry increasing data traffic and high quality voice and video over IP. In order to serve this potential, Siemens has partnered with Huawei-3Com to provide solutions that are both, technologically superior and high value in terms of total cost of ownership.” He further added, “We are already an established leader in delivering the industry’s most comprehensive communication enterprise solutions and our alliance with Huawei-3 Com will further strengthen our portfolio.”
Mr. Eric Zhao, Managing Director, Huawei-3Com Pvt. Ltd, said “Huawei-3Com is a leading global supplier of IP network solutions and we are delighted to partner with Siemens, to bring unmatched data and voice capabilities to enterprise customers, now to India” said Mr.Zhao. “Siemens with its extensive sales and service network across India will provide us with the foundation to serve this exciting and high potential market.”
About Huawei 3Com
Huawei-3Com is a leading global supplier of IP networking products and solutions with annual contract sales of more than US$700 million in 2005. Huawei-3Com’s offerings include routers, Ethernet switches, wireless LAN, security, Voice/Video over IP products, SOHO products and network management systems.
Created as a joint venture between Huawei Technologies Company Ltd. of China and 3Com Corporation of the United States in 2003, Headquartered in Hong Kong, with principal operations in Hangzhou, China, Huawei-3Com employs more than 4,500 people worldwide. Huawei-3Com creates greater value for customers by supplying high quality, technologically advanced products. To maintain a level of innovation and technical excellence, the Company operates advanced R&D facilities in Beijing, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, China and Bangalore, India; invests more than 15 percent of revenues back into R&D every year and has about half of the workforce engaged in research and development. Additionally, more than 4,000 patents and over 1,000 registered trademarks back our commitment to excellence.
About Communications Enterprise Networks Division, Siemens Ltd.
The Communication Enterprise Networks Division of Siemens Ltd, is India’s leading provider of convergence communications solutions for enterprises. It provides the most comprehensive portfolio of next generation IP based communications platforms-the HiPath family of 'IP-Ready' EPABX/KTS, terminals (Digital and IP Phones, Video Conferencing, PC Softphones and DECT cordless handsets) and applications (Call Centers, Networking, Mobility, Teleworking, and VoIP, Multimedia CRM). Recently Siemens has also emerged as the communications partner of choice for the fast growing Hotel segment. Hence today most of India’s leading Corporate and Software houses have chosen Siemens as their communication solution provider.
About Siemens Ltd.
Siemens Ltd is the flagship of the Siemens Group in India. The Siemens Group is a leading provider of industry and infrastructure solutions in India with a business volume aggregating about Rs 5400 crores. It operates in the core business segments of Energy, Industry and Buildings, Information Technology, Communication, Transportation, Healthcare and Lighting. It has nation-wide Sales and Service network, 17 manufacturing plants, some 500 strong network of channel partners and through its 12 Companies, the Siemens Group employs over 12,000 people.