Consumer and business networking and connectivity provider D-Link's India business unit announced that it has bolstered its passive infrastructure cabling segment with the appoinment of Mr. Vikas Pinjarkar as vice president for the company's structured cabling business in India.
"This is a very crucial period here at D-Link, as a lot of challenges and exciting time awaits us; therefore we wish to create a strong and dedicated team that will add to the overall growth of the company," commented Mr. Tushar Sighat, CEO-D-Link (India) Ltd. "Vikas leading the structured cabling business will boost D-Link's brand value and also strengthen our presence in cabling arena."
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Vikas Pinjarkar brings to D-Link's India division experience spanning over 17 years in the IT Industry. He is a founding member of the BICSI chapter in India. He has functioned as the official country representative for the first year at BICSI and subsequently as a chairman for the consecutive 4 years. He is currently a part of the 10 member Executive Steering Committee of BICSI India. He counts among his credits successful prior stints with organizations including Zicom, Advantek Networks and Microsemi Corporation.
Mr. Pinjarkar was also part of D-Link's India team from 1998-2005, and is cited in a company press release "one of the key individuals who was instrumental in the successful launch of D-Link cabling solution in India."
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D-Link Appoints Mr. Vikas Pinjarkar as VP for Structured Cabling
'Aims to further strengthen its presence in Passive Infrastructure Cabling Segment'
Mumbai, Maharashtra, July 28, 2011 /India PRwire/ -- D-Link - the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumers and businesses, makes as strong bid in Passive Infrastructure Cabling segment & is currently making significant investments in strengthening its position as a premier player in cabling space. In view of the above, D-Link today announced the appointment of Mr. Vikas Pinjarkar as Vice President - Structured Cabling Business in India.
Commenting on the appointment of a cabling head, Mr. Tushar Sighat, CEO-D-Link (India) Ltd. said, "This is a very crucial period here at D-Link, as a lot of challenges & exciting time awaits us. Therefore we wish to create a strong & dedicated team that will add to the overall growth of the company. With Vikas leading the structured cabling business, I am sure it will boost D-Link's brand value & also strengthen our presence in cabling arena"
Mr. Vikas Pinjarkar is a dynamic professional who brings with him vast experience spanning over 17 years in IT Industry. Vikas is a founding member of BICSI chapter in India. He has functioned as the official country representative for the first year at BICSI and subsequently as a chairman for the consecutive 4 years. He is currently a part of the 10 member Executive Steering Committee of BICSI India. He has also had a successful stint with organizations like Zicom, Advantek Networks & Microsemi Corporations.
Mr. Vikas Pinjarkar was also part of team D-Link during 1998-2005 & was one of the key individual who was instrumental in the successful launch of D-Link cabling solution in India.
Speaking on his appointment as Vice President - Structured Cabling Business, D-Link (India) Ltd., Mr. Vikas Pinjarkar said, "It's an extremely overwhelming feeling to be back with a company where I have spent the most fruitful years of my career. Moving ahead, we are going to be extremely focused on D-Link's cabling business, as we are determined to witness significant growth in the current year. This would involve close & one-to-one association with our channel partners/ re-seller present throughout the country. We will be rolling out a lot of channel centric activities like training, certification program etc. Further we are also looking at project based businesses in a big way, and as a part of the strategy we will soon be lining up with some National System Integrators"
D-Link's current cabling portfolio consists of a complete range of end-to-end copper & fiber cabling solution which includes Cat 5e & Cat 6 range of LAN Cables, Patch Panels, Keystone Jacks, Patch Cords, Face Plates, Keystone Box, Modular Insert, Back Box and Modular Plugs. All these products are currently available all across India through D-Link national distributors Ingram Micro & Redington, and also through its wide network of Regional Distributors/ Business Distributors spread throughout the country.