Tag: regional director

NETGEAR launches an array of Gigabit Ethernet Switches

netgear-Gigabit-Ethernet-SwitchesNETGEAR has announced the launch of a new line of Gigabit Ethernet switches in 300 series – GS308P, GS316 and GS324 in the Indian market.

The NETGEAR 300 series Ethernet Unmanaged Switches delivers affordable and efficient network connectivity to small offices and medium offices. They are easy to use, reliable, and rugged with metal enclosures. Power-Over-Ethernet (PoE) support is also available for supplying both power and data across a single CAT-5 Ethernet cable to devices such as IP security cameras, VOIP phones, wireless access points, etc. With these Plug-N-Play switches, one can swiftly expand the network connections for multiple devices, with no configuration required. Available with 8 ports to 24 ports, these switches also support energy-saving technologies to help save power and money…Read more


NETGEAR introduces the AirCard 785 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot


NETGEAR has announced Super-fast 4G LTE & 3G speeds worldwide. With the AirCard 785, up to 15 laptops, tablets, smartphones, digital cameras, gaming consoles, or other Wi-Fi-enabled devices can easily and securely connect on-the-go to the built-in 802.11b/g/n wireless access point and share a single mobile broadband connection.

The AirCard 785 Mobile Hotspot with 4G LTE and 3D speed is ideal for vacationers, remote users and mobile workers. Travellers can access the web for information and entertainment while on the road and away from home. Remote Users can access to super-fast 4G LTE & 3G connections to the Internet, even if you don‘t have access to DSL or cable. The NETGEAR AirCard 785 Mobile Hotspot gives you anytime; anywhere access to super-fast 4G LTE & 3G speeds. Best and innovative thing about the AirCard 785 Mobile Hotspot is that you can share up to15 Wi-Fi devices. The AirCard 785 Mobile Hotspot will provide phone support free 90 days from purchase…Read more

Ubuntu to ship on Lenovo laptops in India


Canonical has announced that Lenovo will be shipping Ubuntu preloaded devices starting with Thinkpad L450 laptop series starting early July 2015. The laptops will be available to purchase from selected commercial resellers and distributors throughout the region at prices starting from INR 40,000.

This marks another milestone in the global adoption of Ubuntu, and is the first joint launch between Lenovo and Canonical in India – another OEM coming into the fold in a region where Ubuntu already possesses a strong foothold.

The Thinkpad L450 laptop series will come preloaded with Ubuntu 14.04 (the long term support version) which affords support and maintenance for five years from release date. In addition to long-term support, Ubuntu 14.04 comes with touch screen enhancements and works seamlessly on hiDPI monitors… See more

Brocade’s Vyatta vRouter powers Fastrack Technology


Brocade has been chosen by infrastructure, cloud and managed services provider Fastrack Technology (Fastrack) which is gaining early-mover advantage in the Australian market by becoming one of the first companies to deploy Brocade Vyatta vRouter software networking technology as a core component of its data center operations. Fastrack is leveraging the benefits of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) to provide a new level of agility and scalable delivery for its Microsoft Azure, cloud, and network solutions.

With a focus on ASX100 and multinational customers, Fastrack competes in a highly challenging and demanding market. Being able to source cost-effective, reliable, and high-performance technology is critical in allowing its business to scale and deliver innovative solutions. The ongoing development of the Brocade Vyatta vRouter platform helps ensure that Fastrack has a clear technology roadmap with investment protection.

Yoni Kirsh, Managing Director, Fastrack Technology, said, “Brocade’s solution is a huge step forward for us in terms of scalability, agility, and manageability. We now have the ability to provision cloud connectivity for multiple customers within minutes rather than weeks or months. The vRouters also provide us with very granular traffic monitoring and control to ensure we can accurately measure and deliver against our SLAs. Flow accounting also allows us to accurately track network costs for each customer.”

The Brocade Vyatta vRouters utilize Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) as virtual machines running on top of hypervisors and industry-standard hardware. They provide advanced routing, stateful firewall, and VPN capabilities with the reliability and performance typically associated with a dedicated hardware networking platform. Fastrack is running BrocadeVyatta 5400 and 5600 vRouters, which deliver linear scalability from commodity hardware that can run either standalone or within a cloud environment, enabling Fastrack to provide its customers with an extremely agile and cost-effective solution… See more 

NETGEAR to expand Its Footprint in India

NETGEAR to expand Its Footprint in India

Global networking company NETGEAR(NASDAQGM:NTGR) is planning to expand its all-India presence by getting into five state capitals and five major cities. World leader in products for home segments, NETGEAR has been continuously expanding its business in India. As a part of their expansion plan, they propose to reach out to 10 new locations in India, including state capitals like Lucknow, Chandigarh, Bhopal, Raipur, Patna, and important cities like Guwahati, Vijayawada, Cochin, Pune and Nagpur.


Subhodeep Bhattacharya, Regional Director, India & SAARC, NETGEAR, said, “India is a growing market. The adoption of broadband and introduction of 3G internet and 4G services are set to expand at a high pace in India. We realize that our growth will only come if we penetrate into the tier-II and tier-III cities and that is where we are trying to show our presence. We are committed to provide proper services to our clients at their doorstep and are, therefore, focussing on influential channel development.”

Out of the proposed 10 cities in which NETGEAR plans to expand, some already have NETGEAR’s retail presence. While for other cities, NETGEAR is in the process of roping in new partners and dealers. NETGEAR has also dedicated the next quarter for providing training to these new channel partners……..See More

NETGEAR opens R&D Centre in India

NETGEAR opens R&D Centre in India

To promote business development based on local needs in the rapidly-growing Indian economy, NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) has announced the opening of its Global Engineering Centre in Bangalore for research and development.

Patrick Lo, CEO & Chairman, NETGEAR, said, “India is the perfect playground for NETGEAR. We already have a strong team of R&D engineers in India and plan to continue expansion. The R&D team is one of the fastest-growing teams in our organization. We believe that Indian technological skills will help NETGEAR produce world-class products. We also hope to increase NETGEAR’s presence in India in the future.”

“NETGEAR is focussed on SMB infrastructure products mainly pitching to Switching, Wireless, Storage and Wi-Fi/Controllers segments. The addition of Global R&D Centre will also help NETGEAR include Indian customer requirements and feedback in the product design phase. We are committed to provide the best technological experience to the SMB/SME segment,” said Subhodeep Bhattacharya, Regional Director, India & SAARC, NETGEAR.

According to NETGEAR, it has been continually taking initiatives to provide…..See More

Netgear and Rashi conduct Training Programme for Partners

Netgear and Rashi conduct Training Programme for Partners

Netgear and Rashi Peripherals have initiated a day-long training session for local partners to be updated about the latest technical and physical updates in the current products. This is a very good way to build vendor-partner interaction.

Rashi Peripherals has a wide range of channel interaction with 60 branches across the country.Subhodeep Bhattacharya, Regional Director – India & SAARC, said, “NETGEAR has the widest range of product targeting Home, SOHO and SMB and is a global leader in innovation. The NETGEAR-Rashi training programmes are targeted at creating a community of sales and technical people who can advise consumers better and help them in choosing the right products.”

Harish Agarwal, Product Manager, Rashi Peripherals Private Ltd, said, “It is our responsibility to keep our partners informed and educated about the developments in the market. This event aims to provide better solutions to the partners which will benefit the consumer and thus help the vendor sell. We hope that more and more such partners participate and benefit from the programme.”

The training was targeted at city-wise local partners. All the partners were impressed by the new technology and interacted well with the technical expert present in the event……See More