Networking giant Cisco Systems Inc. on Thursday unveiled one of the most popular products in its switching portfolio as the company’s first “Make in India” product.
Minister for electronics and information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said at the launch that he had requested Cisco’s executive chairman John Chambers to manufacture products in India. “This product will help Internet in office space and other places and it is a clear mark of digitizing India by Make in India,” Prasad said. The product has a label that says “Digitizing India by making in India”. This product is fundamental to network connectivity and a key enabler to the vision of Digital India, and can be used by small and medium businesses across multiple industries. The product is priced at under $1,500, a company spokesperson said.