Campus Wide Area Networking of GMCH–32 – PRESS RELEASE

15 September 2010

Chandigarh, Sep 15:  SPIC under the aegis of Department of IT, Chandigarh Administration, signed a memorandum of understanding with M/s OST Electronics Limited one of the leading system integrator and networking solution provider and selected vendor for Campus Wide Area Networking of Government Medical College & Hospital, Sector – 32, Chandigarh.  The MOU was signed on 10th  September 2010 between Mr. Sandeep Hans, Director IT & CEO-SPIC, Chandigarh Administration and Mr. V.A Krishnan, Director, OST Electronics at SPIC-Centre of Excellence PEC campus Sector – 12 Chandigarh.  Initially GMCH approached SPIC for the purposes of providing the networking solution on Turnkey basis on their campus and providing the necessary support services. Subsequently, an agreement was signed between GMCH & SPIC of getting Local Area Networking of campus including the college, hospital and residential area located in Sector 32, Chandigarh, in a phased manner.  The value of the project contract signed between the two institutions is approximately Rs.2.29 crores.

Says, Mr Dinesh Sharma, the Managing Director of OST Electronics, “It is a matter of great pride and achievement to be associated with GMCH for their vision to make the Institute fully connected using state-of-art technology infrastructure.  By successfully implementing the project within the stipulated time, OST shall augment its focus on healthcare and would ensure bigger presence in the vertical, says Mr Sharma.. Also, he says that OST has plenty of technical value additions to offer in projects of such magnitude which would make the client feel its worth for better ROI in terms of its increased services advantage for the patients.

SPIC is acting as a consultant-cum-project executing agency for Campus wide area networking of Government Medical College & Hospital, Sector 32, which will coordinate with GMCH and M/s OST Electronics for the smooth implementation of the project and functioning of the Networking. SPIC in consensus with M/s OST Electronics will provide the essential manpower and technical support for the period of initial 5 years after the successful completion of the entire networking. M/s OST Electronics in consensus with SPIC will prepare network design, diagram and implementation plan for networking along with entire technical specifications of the network to be implemented. SPIC will also ensure supervision, appropriate quality checks and network testing and certification. Apart from that M/s OST Electronics will provide AMC of the equipments, software upgrades  for initial 5 years after the completion of networking.