D-Link announces that the Directorate General Supplies and Disposals (DGS&D), a central purchase and quality assurance organization of Government of India has awarded a rate contract agreement for the purchase of D-Link products and services. DGS&D Rate Contract R/C No. SSNETWORKI/IT-1/RC-71160000/0216/81/OA612/4790 valid through April 2017.
Through the rate contract agreement – supported by Inspira, a national D-Link distributor – the company will offer industry-leading Networking solutions (Routers, Switches, Cable and Racks) and services to Government institutions (both Central & State Government), PSUs & autonomous bodies.
As D-Link & Inspira looks to target more Government opportunities, the company’s Networking technology and market presence are strongly placed to support national initiatives such as Digital India& Smart Cities. D-Link & Inspira aims to enhance its customer base across various Government departments and ministries including defense, railway, public sector units, and citizen services.
Government & PSUs are investing heavily in technology. IT will play a significant role in adopting the mantra of ‘speed, scale and skills’. There is greater need of technology in areas like agriculture, power, petroleum, natural gas and defense. Information Technology is extensively used in generic applications like Office Automation and Tele-communication. Massive infrastructure for telecommunication, computing and computer networking has been created in Government & PSUs. Huge Investments are expected in Cloud, Big data, Mobility, Data Centre, Network, Access control & Surveillance.
Commenting on the empanelment Mr. Tushar Sighat, Executive Director & CEO, D-Link (India) Ltd. said, “D-Link is proud to participate in the DGS&D rate contract and are very excited to contribute to the Government of India’s Digital mission. The DGS&D Rate contract presents a big opportunity for System Integrators to participate and secure business from various government departments under the DGS&D rates. With focused approach to serve government sector & PSU departments we are happy to partner with Inspira. We are also confident that this partnership will further contribute to our persistent growth”.
Manoj Kanodia, CEO, Inspira said, “We are delighted to partner with D-Link under DGS&D rate contract in providing our Networking solutions to both Central & State Government agencies. We are taking an important step in accelerating the digital revolution of India. We believe that our innovative Networking solutions will provide smooth user experience.
D-Link & Inspira will conduct events and roadshows & training programs for partners focusing on the government sector in A, B & C class cities, to introduce the System Integrators community to business opportunities under the DGS&D Rate contract. This will also act as a dais to interact, engage & share brand roadmap for future