ECIL launches two high-tech defence productsApril 12th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Defence public sector undertaking Electronics Corporation Of India Ltd (ECIL) Wednesday unveiled two high-technology products - a carrier ethernet switch router and a secure network access system (SNAS) - on its 45th foundation day.
The router, manufactured under license from IIT- Bombay, was launched by R. Chidambaram, principal scientific advisor to the Indian government.
“ECIL has always stressed on self-reliance and I am happy today that ECIL has showcased its capabilities in the field of high speed networking, communications security and network security,” Chidambaram said.
Atomic Energy Commission chief Srikumar Banerjee launched the SNAS, a specialised indigenous network security product developed by the Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), Mumbai. This product would be made available by ECIL under license from BARC.
Banerjee highlighted the special functionalities of SNAS, which provides comprehensive network security for any organization.
Speaking on the occasion, ECIL managing director Y.S.Mayya elaborated on the features and benefits of the two hi-tech products. The router will address the apprehensions on security issues posed by imported products which could be termed ‘black box’ products which carry vital and strategic data.
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