HCL Comnet bags Rs 310 M order

Friday, 27 June 2003, 07:00 Hrs
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IT infrastructure service provider HCL Comnet Thursday announced it had bagged a 310 million contract from state-run National Insurance Company for network management.

NEW DELHI: As part of the agreement, HCL Comnet will set up and manage National Insurance Company's technology network across 1,000 locations in the country, said a HCL Comnet statement issued here.

"HCL Comnet was amongst the first to perceive the potential of network management in the country and this order is a strong validation of our strategy and capability," said Vineet Nayar, HCL Comnet's chief executive officer.

The project will entail setting up a network to enable customer developed business applications, messaging and workflow applications and voice and video-conferencing.

A dedicated network operations centre equipped with quality processes, best of breed tools and skilled workforce will be set up at National Insurance's headquarters in Kolkata.

"Networking our offices will empower us to effectively meet challenges posed by the dynamic insurance industry, besides strengthening our internal communication system," said H.S. Wadhwa, chairman of National Insurance Company.

"HCL Comnet's network management solution, their technical expertise to manage complex infrastructures and deliver within time lines, were some of the key criterions for choosing them as our networking partner."
Source: IANS

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