Cisco Systems plans to aggressively focus on the Indian
auto manufacturing, sector with solutions to streamline
processes, improve productivity and ensure faster turn-around
of high quality products. Towards this end Cisco is hosting
an auto seminar in the three key automotive hubs in India
Pune, Chennai and Delhi.
A key feature of the seminar is a technology showcase
covering a wide range of innovative technologies such
as Wireless LANs, IP telephony and video surveillance
for increased collaboration, monitoring and service management
in the Indian auto industry.
expertise in managing networks in this sector goes back
a long way - the company works with leading auto cmanufacturers
including Honda, Ford and Mahindra & Mahindra. In
one of its most successful customer references, Cisco
was able to help Ford (Europe) contribute in a $1 billion
profit turn-around between 2000-2001 as a result of e-enabling
Jangoo Dalal, senior vice president, enterprise, Cisco
Systems (India & SAARC), "At a time when auto
companies are beginning to adopt world car concepts that
transcend diverse geographies, Tech Drive 2005 will provide
the ideal forum to bring world auto majors'' best practices
to the Indian industry. With supply chains getting increasingly
large and spread out, the challenge today lies in achieving
a new level of visibility and flexibility through the
automotive organization''s network and Cisco is committed
to streamlining these cutting edge network deployments
for India''s leading auto players."
retail, textile and pharmaceuticals are some of the key
Cisco is looking to tap during the year. This focus is
part of the company''s broader vertical focused go-to-market
strategy classified under IT & ITeS, Enterprise and
Service Provider & Government.