Cisco to invest in a new networking project in Telangana
The American software giant Cisco is planning to establish the Technology Demonstration Network to help explain the paradigm changes that could be ushered in through digitalization process. The software giant is showing keen interest to partner with Telangana government.
Cisco chairman John Chambers appreciated the rapid pace with which Telangana Government is advancing on the digitalization front as he met the IT Minister KT Rama Rao in Silicon Valley in the United States. The Cisco chairman has asked his team based in India to discuss with Telangana government on this issue and take forward the idea.
Chambers, who showed keen interest in the technological initiatives of the Telangana government, said these initiatives would strengthen not only the economy, but also bring in change in the lives of people, especially those living in rural areas. John Chambers also said that he would interact with entrepreneurs in Hyderabad, Startups in T-Hub to give them a line of direction. He also wanted the Telangana government to take up a pilot project through the Cisco Solutions.
The Cisco chief maintained that health and education sectors could witness significant growth through video interactive technologies but according to an official press release on Thursday, KT Rama Rao, explained to the Cisco chairman about the government’s plan to provide digital services to all households along with Mission Bhagiratha scheme.