3Com names exclusive distributor for India

February 23, 2009 -- 3Com announced that it has appointed Inspira Enterprise India as the exclusive distributor for all its networking products and solutions in India.

February 23, 2009 -- 3Com Corporation announced that it has appointed Inspira Enterprise India as the exclusive distributor for all its networking products and solutions in India.

Under the terms of the arrangement, Inspira will dedicate a team of people to focus exclusively on 3Com, and will also set up a customer management center to serve as a single point of contact for all Indian customers, providing multi-lingual 24/7 fault management support and other services, including a demo center in New Delhi to showcase 3Com's products.

Founded by local entrepreneur Prakash Jain, Inspira is an IT services and solutions provider that will have complete responsibility for all of 3Com's sales, marketing, distribution and servicing activities in the country. The Inspira team will work in collaboration with 3Com's India office.

"As a company, 3Com is committed to increasing its presence in key markets such as India," comments Peter Chai, vice president and general manager of 3Com Asia Pacific. "Inspira's strong leadership and management team, local insight, and ability to execute makes it 3Com's ideal go-to-market partner in the fast-growing India market. The alliance will enable more businesses to benefit from 3Com's technologically advanced and reliable solutions that offer better value at an affordable price."

Prakash Jain, chairman of Inspira, adds, "We are confident that the comprehensive suite of 3Com's enterprise networking solutions and the price-performance advantage 3Com offers will enable us to build a growing, profitable business. Inspira Enterprise's management team has a proven track record of success in creating market leaders in India and we believe that we can do the same with 3Com."

Inspira says it will leverage its management expertise in building businesses to serve 3Com customers over a wide geographical area. Prakash, who built up i2i Enterprise, a managed telecom services company in India which provided 90 percent of India's financial data connectivity for SWIFT global banking, was previously vice chairman of BT India.

For enterprises, Inspira will emphasize integrated, end-to-end 3Com solutions and services, starting with core networking, security, IP video surveillance and converged solutions, as well as base infrastructure.

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