Amity Institute of Information Technology (AIIT) to train naval officersBy ANI
Monday, September 14, 2009
NOIDA - The Amity Institute of Information Technology and CISCO Regional Networking Academy kick started CISCO CCNA-Exploration Course for six naval officers at the Amity University Campus on Monday.
Professor O P Sharma, Director, Amity Institute of Information Technology, remarked that technology is changing fast with more and more enterprises coming closer and sharing their resources.
Briefing the audience about the CISCO programs, he said “Keeping in view the futuristic use of Information Technology (IT), CISCO programs have been started and are offered through various regional academies.
He said the CISCO CCNA-Exploration Course, designed for naval officers, would provide them extensive hands on experience through industry visits planned during the course”.
Delivering the key note address, Rear Admiral K R Nair- VSM, Assistant Chief of Material IT and System, Naval Headquarters averred, “IT has changed the very nature of warfront and has revolutionalised it. Any force which is able to collect and analyse the information first will be the decisive one over the counterpart.
He also said that the Navy has reached a stage where net centric operations have become the need of the hour.
He expressed the hope that the tripartite friendship among Navy, CISCO and Amity would grow and mature in future and urged the participants to take full advantage of what is taught during the course.
The exploration course, spread over 19 days, will cover four modules namely LAN Switching and Router Configuration; WAN, Wireless Networks and Basic Networking Concepts. (ANI)