Juniper Networks powers Bajaj Capital wired-less campus

Juniper Networks announced that Bajaj Capital, a
financial planning and investment advisory provider, has deployed an integrated
wired and wireless campus network running on the Juniper Networks Junos
operating system.

The Juniper Networks solution is designed to enable Bajaj
Capital to increase network performance and availability at its head office,
while increasing security and reducing its operating costs.

Bajaj Capital is very much the marquee firm in the field
of financial planning and investment advice, and is another strong player in
India’s banking and financial services sector that has opted for Juniper
Networks. By embracing our ‘Simply Connected’ campus networking solution, it is
now well-positioned maximize the benefits of wireless networking while
delivering rock-solid quality-of-service to its internal and external
customers,” Ravi Chauhan, managing director, India & SAARC, Juniper Networks.

With its entire network infrastructure running on Junos,
Bajaj Capital is able to simplify its management and apply fine-grained
security and quality-of-service control across wired and wireless networks.

Juniper Networks said the new network is built around a
core of Juniper Networks® EX4200 Ethernet Switches linked with Virtual Chassis
technology, which supports the Bajaj Capital server farm that runs the
company’s core SAP business applications, a suite of financial planning
applications, the on-line broking system, a web-based customer trading platform
and office automation systems.

Network access is provided through EX2200 Ethernet
Switches and AX411 Wireless LAN (WLAN) Access Points controlled by SRX Series
Services Gateways, which consolidate separate security requirements like
firewall and Unified Threat Management onto a single platform.

Together with the ability to manage the wireless APs,
Bajaj Capital is able to manage its infrastructure and security more
effectively while delivering fast and consistent service quality.

Bajaj Capital’s customer base serves more than a million
individual investors and over 3,000 institutional clients through a network of
over 200 investment centers around India.

Juniper Networks has enabled us to realize
our vision of a much more powerful, capable, secure and available head-office
network, which helps drive customer service delivery across the group. From a
CIO perspective, streamlined network and security management that seamlessly
spans the wired and wireless network is a huge benefit in terms of lowering
operational cost and having peace of mind,” Jijy Oommen, chief information officer,
Bajaj Capital Group.

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