Viacom18 Media taps HP Networking to build network infrastructure at its Mumbai HQ

Telecom Lead India: Viacom18 Media has selected HP Networking solutions to build network infrastructure at its new headquarters in Mumbai.

HP said the new technology will streamline communications between offices and provide employees with on-demand access to media-rich content.

With more than 700 employees, Viacom18 consolidated its three offices in Mumbai and moved its headquarters into a new building.

This larger office required a strong network infrastructure to manage communication with other offices in Bangalore and New Delhi, while enabling on-demand access to information and HD digital content for employees.

HP FlexNetwork architecture, a core component of HP Converged Infrastructure, will offer scalability across the network with high bandwidth capabilities and simplified management.

“Scalability is important to help support future business growth as we experience increasing amounts of high-definition digital content on the network,” said Yogesh Butala, manager for information systems, Viacom18.

“HP FlexNetwork architecture provides us with the high performance and simplified management necessary to support multimedia content across our network, while also supporting the possibility for future expansion,” Butala added.

HP FlexNetwork solutions are the following:

  • HP FlexFabric data center improves business agility and efficiency by dynamically scaling capacity to meet rapidly changing application demands.
  • HP FlexCampus networking solutions connect wired and wireless networks to support improved performance of media-rich collaboration applications, video and other demanding applications.
  • HP FlexManagement with HP Intelligent Management Center (IMC) allows Viacom18 to view and manage their virtual and physical networks from a single console, while also troubleshooting any problems on the network, to provide clients with better insight into operations.
  • HP IMC delivers integrated, management capabilities across configuration, performance and security needs, while lowering total cost of ownership by 20 percent(1). The 24×7, 4 hours response support on products are bundled through the HP Care Pack support from HP Technology Services.

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