Egypt's GASCO network fueled by 3Com
GASCO, Egypt’s state-owned gas transmission, distribution and processing company, has announced that it will deploy a 3Com local area network (LAN) to serve 2,500 users in the company's new $25-million headquarters in New Cairo.
The new GASCO headquarters comprises of three wings, each seven-story high, housing the company’s administration and the main control center of the natural gas grid. 3Com’s networking solution includes multiple Gigabit Ethernet switches that enhance network speed and performance.
Established in 1997 with a capital investment of $325 million, GASCO has been developing the natural gas network in Egypt, linking the main routes of the grid and modifying the pipelines routes across the country. GASCO serves more than a million houses, 24 power stations, 6,425 commercial firms, 110 factories and 860 bakeries across the country.
Founded in 1979, 3Com specializes in business networking products, Internet protocol (IP) service platforms and access infrastructure for the network service provider market. 3Com has headquarters in Santa Clara, California, and offices around the world. — (menareport.com)
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