Reliance Communications bags Rs 150 crore multiple orders to handle Government projects

Telecom Lead India: Reliance Communications has bagged
multiple orders worth Rs 150 crore to manage Central and State Government
projects across the country.


This is a significant development for Reliance
Communications the leader in data center market with 550,000 sq.ft of space.


Reliance Communications is targeting to retain the lead
in data center market by adding more new data centers in India.


Reliance currently has 21 data centers spread across the
globe. Out of this, nine are in India. The company has been adding practically
one facility in India, every year.


Punit Garg, president & CEO – Global Enterprise
Business Unit, Reliance Communications, said the services provided by the
company will help the common man for faster and secure transactions thus,
helping the departments to streamline their activities through automation and
high speed last mile connectivity.


Its orders are reflecting in the financial performance of Reliance Communications. In
the first quarter of fiscal 2012-13, Reliance Communications’ global Enterprise
(GEBU) revenue increased to Rs 2,451 crore from Rs 2,292 crore, growing 7
percent y-o-y. In Q1, EBIDTA of Global Enterprise was Rs 592 crore, up by 5
percent from Rs 564 crore. EBITDA margin in the first quarter stands at 24.1


Reliance Communications said its main orders include: The
Department of Post, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (BMC), Madhya
Pradesh Border Checkpost Development Company along with Karnataka DISCOM and
Chattisgarh DISCOM.


Karnataka DISCOM has signed 5-years agreement with
Reliance for rolling out MPLS service across 850 locations and wireless data
connectivity across 60000 data acquisition points.


Chattisgarh DISCOM has signed a six year contract with
Reliance for rolling out MPLS service across 250 locations. The MPLS VPN
service is on a secure network of high speed wireless last mile connectivity
and provides the remote offices or traveling users an access to the central
organizational network.


The Department of Post has selected Reliance
Communications for hosting their servers over a 3000 sq.ft space at Dhirubhai
Ambani Konowledge City in Navi Mumbai. The Disaster Recovery site will be
customized and built over 2000 sq. ft of space in Mysore. This site will be
operated and maintained for 5 years with special engineering expertise to
manage and minimize the consumption of power, which would be almost three times
lower than the industry practice.


Reliance Communications has recently signed a facility
management contract for 3 years with Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai to
outsource its IT infrastructure covering its data centre located in Worli along
with 24 ward offices across Mumbai. This contract covers operations of Data
Centre, Training of BMC IT Staff, Maintenance of IT & Non IT
infrastructure, Operating Systems & Application Management.


Reliance Communications offers its services to Madhya
Pradesh Border Checkpost Development Company towards automated checkpost
operation. MP border Checkpost Development Company has entered into a 13 year
contract for all its locations with Reliance wherein, Reliance Communications
will create network for them to carry both data and video traffic which will be
the backbone for this first of its kind Public Private Partnership project.


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