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Banyan Networks is an ISO 9001 certified company, that designs and develops software and related hardware systems in the field of networking and telecommunication, and is a Government of India recognised R&D Company. It has been set up by professional engineers with a vision to

establish a global presence to develop world-class technologies for world-wide markets. Banyan has already developed several leading edge technologies in the areas of Ethernet Switching, Voice on Data, and high speed remote connectivity. Incorporated in 1995, Banyan has made rapid strides in the last few years. Currently it is engaged in the development of Internet Access Devices. The main strength of Banyan is innovation. Innovation is carried out both while developing new technologies to improve existing products and while putting existing technologies to new and appropriate uses. Technologies developed by Banyan have found their way to international and national markets through corporate associates.

Banyan has an ongoing relationship with the Indian Institute of Technology- Madras (IIT-M). Many of the products are designed and developed jointly. A monolith R&D team of more than one hundred engineers and top-notch researchers work with state-of-the-art facilities to create path-breaking technologies. This relationship is one of the finest examples of what industry-academia linkage can achieve in developing high value, high quality products. How do they position themselves in the Indian market “The vision of Banyan Networks is to be at the forefront of convergent technologies. Our forte is our expertise in networking and communications of voice, data and video, specifically using DSL technology”explaines Praveena V, Head, business development, Banyan Networks. She continues “The growth of industry in Tamil Nadu is one of the highest amongst Indian states, not only in IT but in overall investments as well. Tamil Nadu is also home to several of the IT majors”. Banyan has developed and licensed technologies of several networking products to licensees in India and US. It is probably for the first time in the history of Indian IT industry that a networking product was developed in India and licensed to a US based company, for manufacturing and marketing in US and other international markets.

The Ethernet Switch that was developed also won the Finalist of Best of Show competition, at Interop’96 in Las Vegas. Banyan, in partnership with IIT-M, has developed other networking products, which have been licensed to various Telecom Service Operators in the country. Banyan sees the combination of its own intrinsic design capability with the research oriented inputs of IIT-M as a major leveraging factor for it to have emerged as a leading technology provider in the country. The Company has a strong management team in place, state-of-the-art design and development facilities and top notch engineers. Recently the Company raised funds from Intel Capital (USA), IL & FS Venture Corporation (India) and Sycamore Ventures (USA) to finance its growth and development activities.The company is audited by the Ernst & Young International through their member firm in India, S.R.Batliboi & Associates.

Banyan Networks provides services in Networking and Telecom System Architecting, System Design, Protocol Development and Implementation, Software development and Sub Systems and Modules Development. Banyan’s expertise,lies in the fact that expertise range right from Product Specification all the way to Product Release. A few of the Hardware products available at Banyan are Xilinx, Altera, ACTEL FPGA Design Tools, Synopsys Synthesis Tools, VCS, MOTIVE Timing Analyser, LSIToolKit, ViewLogic, OrCAD and SPICE. Banyan also produces software products like Nucleus RTOS, Symantec Visual Cafe’, VC++, TCL/Tk, FrontPage98, HP OpenView, CVS Version Control System, CASE tools for Structural Analysis, ADSP21XX, ADSP21K, Intel i960, R4000, Windows SDK, TAPI, MAPI, JMAPI and Visual Basic.

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