The project is to be implemented in 18 months followed by 3 years of warranty and 7 years of AMC during which L&T will provide Managed Maintenance Services
L&T Construction’s Smart World and Communication Business has secured order from the Indian Army to establish a “first-of-its-kind, state-of-the-art” Unified Network Management System to Manage, Support and Operate the countrywide Armed Forces Network under the Network for Spectrum (NFS).
The project involves the creation of a resilient Cloud based IT infrastructure on Infrastructure as a service (IAAS) model. The scope also includes Next Generation Operations System and Software (NGOSS) based Unified Network Management System, Eight Network Operations Centers (NOCs) consisting of National NOCs, Disaster Recovery NOCs, Regional NOCs, Security Operation Centers, Tier III Data Centres and Training Infrastructure.
The project is to be implemented in 18 months followed by 3 years of warranty and 7 years of AMC during which L&T will provide Managed Maintenance Services including SLA monitoring, service impact analysis and root cause analysis for the countrywide Armed Force Next Generation Network.
The facilities under this project will allow real time monitoring of the complete IT network backbone of the Indian army and provide complete visibility of deployed Network assets, leading to optimal utilization of resources, a company statement read.
“This is an extremely crucial and sensitive project for the Ministry of Defence and we are proud that the Ministry has reposed their faith in our technical, engineering and solutioning capabilities to execute this project,” said CEO and Managing Director, Larsen & Toubro S.N. Subrahmanyan. “It involves creating a centralized network monitoring, management and control system for all the seven layers under NFS which interconnects 414 Defence stations,” he added, describing the scope of the mandate.
Larsen & Toubro is an Indian multinational engaged in technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services with over USD 21 billion in revenue. It operates in over 30 countries worldwide.