14th October 2014, Kolkata: With a belief of not addressing the eastern region to its full potential, global networking company NETGEAR is all set towards building a strong team in the region. “ We believe that we can drive a significant growth in Eastern cities and Bangladesh. In the last few quarters we have seen the business improving and we are positive that this trend will continue. NETGEAR is focused on home and SMB and Eastern India has a large customer base in this category. NETGEAR will go to as many cities as town as possible through the multi-tier distribution mechanism,” said Patrick Lo, Worldwide CEO of USA based NETGEAR Inc. headquartered in San Jose, California, during his recent visit to Kolkata to meet key business partners and set an expansion strategy in East and Bangladesh markets.
Post meet, Lo was not only impressed by the quality of partners but also of their understanding of the market. “There is a very large interest we witnessed about the NETGEAR brand and we are already reaching 10 + cities in Eastern India. We are now focusing on training sessions with solution partners to improve the level of comfort with NETGEAR products,” added Lo.
World leader in products for home segments, SMB Networking and Storage, NETGEAR has been continuously expanding its business in India & SAARC geography. As a part of their expansion plan, they propose to address Eastern India in a better way with their whole range of products encompassing end to end retail, networking, storage, wireless, security and telecom access products.
“The rapid penetration of high speed broadband internet, increasing adoption of technology by SMEs and introduction of 3G/4G networks is making a large number of users get on the internet and adopt IT. Cloud, data access through smart phones, tablets is changing the way we use IT resources. NETGEAR is focused on innovating products which bring best in class switching, wireless and storage solutions for SMEs and end to end products for Home Networking. I am happy to be in Kolkata to understand the technology adoption and needs of the eastern India market,” gleamed Lo.
NETGEAR also hosted key IT partners meet in a vision sharing seminar, titled “The Vision of Smart IT”. Introducing the event, Subhodeep Bhattacharya, Regional Director, India & SAARC said, “Broadband penetration is rapidly improving in India. Eastern India is a large market and is growing well. NETGEAR innovates for the wider Home, SMB markets. NETGEAR’s vision of Smart IT is in tune with the changing times. With our vast range of products and support infrastructure, we believe, we have a strong value proposition for our customers.”