Cisco India invests in Webex infrastructure, lowering cost by 50%

Cisco announced dedicated Webex infrastructure that will enable the networking major to offer India-specific pricing for customers, lowering the cost by over 50 percent.
Cisco Webex TeamsCisco has invested in a dedicated India Webex infrastructure and regulatory licenses to accelerate Webex adoption across the country. The India Webex infrastructure includes a dedicated data center and is backed by Cisco Secure products and solutions to ensure best-in-class data privacy and security.

Dedicated Webex infrastructure will lower operating costs, increase technical efficiencies, and enable Cisco to provide India-specific pricing for customers. The data center will allow Cisco to partner with more start-ups, customers, partners, and service providers in India and bring new innovations to market faster.

According to the Cisco Hybrid Work Study 2022, almost 3 in 4 Indian employees favor a hybrid working environment in the future. Cisco has seen a rise in preference for hybrid work across sectors, with Webex in India consistently recording the second-highest usage after the U.S. since March 2020.

Dave West, President, Cisco APJC: “Webex is one of the few platforms with the global scale, and the new data center is the latest in a series of investments Cisco has made to support the accelerating shift to hybrid work in India.”

Daisy Chittilapilly, President, Cisco India & SAARC: “With this investment we are looking to capture a growing market that is expected to reach over $250 million in India by 2025. With dedicated India Webex infrastructure, we can now offer enhanced performance at a much lower cost to our customers.”

Sandeep Mehra, Managing Director, Collaboration, APJC: “Webex by Cisco already has a widespread global data center footprint in the industry, which complies with a range of certifications and country-specific regulations.”