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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Cisco on Thursday announced a series of strategic initiatives to help accelerate the digital transformation of Andhra Pradesh.

A digitized state aims to drive GDP growth, create jobs and foster innovation, enhance research and education, stimulate entrepreneurship, accelerate business innovation, develop economic cluster initiatives and support infrastructure said Cisco executive chairman John T.Chambers. Cisco and the government of Andhra Pradesh have signed an MoU, which includes skills development for new digital economy through expansion of the Networking Academic programme, investing in innovative startups in the state, establishing an Internet of Everything Innovation Centre in Visakhapatnam and Technology Centre of Excellence and Research Lab in Tirupati focused on manufacturing and cyber security solutions, sponsoring a research programme at Andhra University.

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