Forging Ahead

The firm also opened a Colombo office today, as part of its efforts to strengthen its presence in Sri Lanka.

rnrnThe Networking Academies will proliferate networking education and skills in Sri Lanka. Cisco has partnered with UNDP Asia pacific Development Information Programme (APDIP) for this NA expansion initiative.

rnrnAPDIP, in turn, will recruit a UN volunteer to work with Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT), Cisco
quote s existing local CAN, to expand and create gender awareness for the programme, the company said in a release.

rnrnThe Colombo office will provide sales and service support to Cisco
quote s existing two System Integrators and 25 Resellers in Sri Lanka and will explore opportunities to further increase the company
quote s presence in it.

rnrnldblquote Sri Lanka is amongst the more mature and promising telecom markets in the region with private industry participation in it. Players are expanding their networks and teledensity is on the rise. Further the expected