Shares of Bharti Airtel in intra-day trade on Friday rose close to 3.5% i.e. Rs. 543.4 at day's high in comparison to the previous close of Rs. 525.45.
This is as the telecom service provider Bharti Airtel and Cisco collaborated and announce the launch of connectivity solutions for enterprises primarily powered by Cisco's software-defined wide area network (WAN) technology.
The partnership is said to facilitate enterprises in designing, deploying, configuring, migrating as well as managing their WAN infra. "We are happy to deepen our long-standing partnership with Cisco to serve this requirement by bringing together the strengths of both the companies.".
"Our partnership is aligned towards a future of agile and digitized businesses, supporting them with the infrastructure required to create the best user experiences," Airtel Business director and CEO Ajay Chitkara said in a statement.
The some of the clientele's served by or companies that have subscribed to Airtel-Cisco's software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solution include Royal Enfield, Panasonic, and Connaught Plaza Restaurants (McDonald's Licensee North and East India)
Cisco India and SAARC president Sameer Garde said that in the emerging low-touch economy, what can be delivered digitally, will be delivered digitally."In response, businesses are focusing on catalyzing their network transformation to drive agility, support extensive automation, and improve customer experiences. Through this partnership with Airtel Business, we bring the most relevant and secure connectivity solutions to large and small enterprises and help them cement their place in the digital future," Garde, CCisco India and SAARC president said.