Tata Telecom networks KIIT in Orissa

By : |December 30, 2003 0



NEW DELHI: Tata Telecom Ltd has announced successful deployment of end-to-end converged communications solutions at Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubaneshwar. Govt. of India Union Minister (State) for HRD Dr. Ballavbhai Kathiria inaugurated the new VoIP facility on December 29, 2003 as part of the state of the art converged network in the presence of Tata Telecom marketing director, Amit Sinha and KIIT Chief-Functionary, Dr. A Samanta.


With the launch of this facility KIIT has become the first VoIP institute in the state of Orissa and probably the first in the country also. According to the press release, each student at the KIIT Campus is provided with a high-end laptop with inbuilt wireless LAN capability for their computing needs. All students will have wireless access to voice, video and data from anywhere inside the five campuses or outside through broadband connectivity. Tata Telecom has deployed IP hard and soft phones ensuring mobility between the institute’s campuses. All the five campuses are connected to each other with Avaya Wireless Access Point and outdoor wireless access.


The campus has connected 1,000 computers to 20 servers. Tata Telecom has deployed a voice server, based on IP technology enabling users to make a telephone call to anywhere in the world from a PC or wireless laptop through the campus network. Besides this, a remote user can access the network through broadband Internet. All the campuses and hostels of KIIT have their own independent networks and these independent networks are linked by means of wireless bridges as well as optic fiber cables. This network has been secured by the Avaya VPN security Gateway providing VPN and firewall capabilities.


(CyberMedia News Service)

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