Mar 22, 2008

Tata Communications launches Cisco Certified TelePresence connection services globally

Tata Communications announced the launch of its global TelePresence network service which has achieved Cisco Certified TelePresence Connection status. Cisco TelePresence is an innovative realistic virtual meeting solution that creates unique, in-person experiences allowing real-time, face-to-face communication over a converged IP network. It delivers life-size images, ultra-high-definition video (1080p), spatial audio and a specially designed environment to create a room within a room meeting space.

Cisco TelePresence is transforming the way organizations conduct business. Companies can utilize the TelePresence solution to enhance collaboration, to make decisions faster, to improve cross-cultural communications, to scale scarce resources and to move products to market faster. Tate Communications is the first Asian service provider to achieve Cisco Certified TelePresence Connection status enabling the delivery of the Cisco TelePresence solution.

The Cisco certification program for TelePresence services provides businesses with an added level of confidence, that providers such as Tate Communications can deliver the capabilities needed for an optimal TelePresence experience. The Cisco TelePresence certification process goes beyond static service measurement of network performance. It adds leading practices based on current industry standards for network architecture, management and performance including measurement, staff, processes and tools. These are audited regularly to help ensure that service providers are committed and able to offer an optimal Telepresence experience providing customers with robust, end-to-end communication solutions that meet their business needs today and into the future.

The company made this announcement during the trading hours today, 19 March 2008.