Tushar Sighat ED & CEO, D-Link (India) Ltd.
Mumbai, 22nd June 2016: D-Link India and Moxa have tied up together as a cohesive group to provide technology solutions for Smart City projects a mega Initiative by the Indian government under “Smart Cities Mission” to develop entire urban eco-system, represented by the four pillars of comprehensive development-institutional, physical, social and economic infrastructure
D-Link and Moxa are well-established organisations with industry experience and technology expertise in their respective domains to offer networking and industrial solutions. Jointly, companies aim to address to the opportunities in this smart city projects and are strongly placed to support national initiatives such as Digital India & Smart Cities.
Moxa’s strength and existing success in various vertical markets in India, including Solar Power, Smart Grid, Railway, Metro, and CCTV Surveillance Systems, will certainly enhance the company’s value proposition for Smart Cities Mission proposals
Sharing the vision, Tushar Sighat, CEO and Executive Director D-Link expressed “D-Link and Moxa together stand to benefit significantly by addressing the requirements originating out of projects related to the Smart Cities Mission. D-Link is actively engaging with Smart City solution providers to better understand the building blocks required of a successful solution. Jointly we present another great opportunity for System Integrators and partners to participate in Smart city initiative with world class products”
“Moxa’s main marketing strategy in winning government tenders and projects is to present a consistent brand image of providing complete networking solutions. Major activities include tradeshows, and media and technical conferences to select audiences. Target audiences include government agencies, consulting firms, and larger system integrators.
D-Link’s years of experience on government projects, and a well-established complete supply chain, which includes system integrators, fulfilment partners, and technical teams, is the last piece of the Smart City puzzle Moxa has been working on recently to provide complete Smart City network solutions,” remarked Charles Chen, Head of Moxa India Industrial Networking Pvt Ltd.
Both the Organisation see this Current opportunity arises from 100 proposed Smart Cities by the Urban and Development Ministry which had recently finalized 20 cities for the mega initiative and is investing Rs 50,802 crore over a period of five years through a public-private-partnership (PPP) model.