Tata Communications announced the launch of Secure Franchisee Connect (SFC) solution targeted towards the enterprise segment which have a strong dealer network and require a secured mode to connect all its dealers and franchisee.
“Our customers with a dealer, franchise or branch network in many industries have been asking us to develop a secure, cost-effective, reliable and flexible network that can integrate their partners with their business and allow faster information exchange by extending ERP, CRM etc applications to meet regional markets and customer demands with speed. We have developed Secure Franchise Connect to meet these needs and we are confident this solution will help our customers meet the market demands while managing costs in today’s tough economic climate. This isn’t another internet- IPSec tunnel solution – it’s a business grade network solution that scales,” said Sunil Joshi, President, EBU, Tata Communications.
Tata Comm says that the solution offers the ability to extend firm’s infrastructure and existing MPLS network, provides scalable bandwidth options, always-on connectivity, ease of management and scalability for extended sites.
Technically the solution is offered as an overlay on Tata Comm’s IP-VPN/ MPLS network and enables organizations to extend seamless connectivity to their dealer locations to MPLS via multiple access options depending on the bandwidth, scalability and user concentration. The solution provides direct integration to core MPLS network enabling a direct access to business applications leading to better performance, said Tata Comm.