Oct 22: Bengaluru-based Tejas Networks Ltd, one of India’s leading telecom product makers, on Monday announced that it has secured a purchase order of Rs 111 crore for Indian Navy’s country wide next generation digital communications network from Sterlite Technologies Ltd, a global data network solutions company.
“As a part of this order, Tejas Networks will supply its state-of-the-art terabit capacity DWDM systems and high-performance Layer-3 Multi Gigabit Ethernet switches, for this pan-India network,” the company said.
“The Indian Navy’s communication network is being built as a robust, highly secure, scalable and reliable digital highway for naval operations that will link multiple Indian naval offices and India administered islands. As the master systems integrator, Sterlite Technologies has been awarded a long-term contract for design, execution, operations and maintenance of Indian Navy’s Digital Network,” it added.
Commenting on the development, Sanjay Nayak, Managing Director and CEO of Tejas Networks, said, “we are delighted to be a part of this prestigious communication project for the Indian Navy as a technology partner for Sterlite Technologies for DWDM and Layer-3 Multi Gigabit Ethernet switches. It is a matter of great pride that our designed-and-made-in-India DWDM products and Layer-3 Multi Gigabit Ethernet switches will be deployed in Navy’s network, which has long-term strategic significance for India. The order reinforces our technological and execution capabilities for building large and complex communication networks.”