Shani Peripherals appointed as Gold distributor for Maipu

DQC Bureau
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OCTOBER 24, 2006

Ahmedabad-based Shani peripheral has been appointed as Gold distributor by

Maipu communications. Maipu Communication Technology is a provider of data

communication and security equipment in China and other countries. Shani would

distribute its router series.

"In an bid to enter the enterprise technology market, we proactively figure

out the world technology players and approach them," said Kshitij Desai,

Director, Shani Peripherals, commenting on the association with Maipu.


“Maipu products are fundamentally strong as it is a product of their own R&D

and not a copy," said Kshitij Desai, Director, Shani Peripherals. The routers

are compatible with Cisco routers and is currently in use by many companies in

India including, Reliance Infocomm, Airtel, BSNL, IRTC and NTC. The

international customers are spread in India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Nepal and


A strategy to appoint distributors at regional or state level is still under

consideration. “Our team will assist system integrators to pitch the product at

various verticals, especially government and enterprise segments,” informs


According to Desai, various road-shows and seminars will be conducted to

familiarize the brand with Indian consumers. “Soon after Diwali we are going in

a big way to create awareness about Maipu. We also intend to participate in

Convergence 2007 that will be held in Delhi,” informed Desai.

In the international market Maipu already has set of leading names such as

Bank of China, Industrial Bank of China, China Construction Bank, China Telecom,

China Mobile, China Unicom, BNI, BCA, Bank Syariah, Mandiri, Nepal Telecom,

Nepal Bank Limited as their customers.

Maipu was established in 1993 and has around 40 branches in China and 60

strategic partners. Maipu is the largest supplier of integrated DDN and

enterprise-class IP(VOIP) equipment. Maipu turnkey products offer cost-effective

communication, integrated security, and network convergence.