Chennai, May 27: Hughes Communications India, a leading provider of satellite broadband services, managed network services and products for businesses, governments and consumers, today announced that it has deployed a satellite broadband network for Union Bank of India (UBI) for running core banking solution across 400 branches and ATMs in the country.
As part of the deployment, Hughes would connect the UBI network to its managed services NOC in Gurgaon and set up a dedicated 24x7 technical support helpdesk to network assistance to UBI, a company release said here. Valued at Rs 2.2 crore with a contract period of five years, the project was being carried out in two phases with the first phase already under completion. The contract includes the deployment of a turnkey network, which encompasses system integration, satellite bandwidth and network management.
The network was built on a satellite based VPN technology and consists of a central NOC that was connected to the various branches/ATMs of the UBI using satellite as a medium. The UBI's data centres were connected to the central managed services NOC of Hughes using terrestrial links, the release added.