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Manoj Chugh quits Cisco

New Delhi, June 25 (PTI): Manoj Chugh has quit Cisco Systems, a global networking solutions company, after a three-year stint as president, India and Saarc operations. According to sources, Chugh resigned due to personal reasons.

The Indian and Saarc operations of Cisco would now be looked after by Owen Chan, vice-president, Asia Pacific, till a new president is appointed within the next six to eight weeks.

Cisco is India’s largest networking player with an expected turnover in excess of Rs 1,100 crore for 2002-03, they said.

Cisco has already shipped 20,000 IP (internet protocol) phones to customers in India.

It remains the first and only vendor to have got an approval from the telecommunication engineering centre of the department of telecom in September 2001 for its IP-based PBX solutions in India.

It recently bagged a multi-locational voice-ready wide area network (WAN) interconnecting mandate from Federal Bank.

Earlier this month, the company announced a wide range of security and virtual private network products.

Cisco’s products range from routers, wireless LAN, IP video conferencing and IP telephony, contact centre solutions, security solutions, storage solutions and content networking.

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