SoftLINK (Shared Internet Connection)
Soft LINK is the TCP/IP based shared Internet
service, which uses its own International Gateway
for the upstream connectivity. At present STPI
Rourkela backbone is connected through one Service
providers BT to provide load balancing and fully
SoftLINK is an Internet service developed specially
to cater to the needs of the industry and the
ISP segment of the business. The TCP/IP service
is called shared Internet as the upstream bandwidth
is shared among the users. The user connected
on the service has access to the complete Internet
services available world wide such as:
• FTP - (File Transfer
• Remote Login
• WWW (World Wide Web)
• Data base access
Features and Benefits (SoftLink)
Multi-homed network connectivity to major tier-one
Internet backbones in the world like Sprint, Thaicom
• ISDN backup facility
• Strong platforms for
routing supporting diverse configurations.
• Network management for
end-to-end service delivery.
• Secured Network
SoftLINK service by the virtue of multi-homing
enjoys robust network configuration and consistent
service customized for co-location. The services
under SoftLINK include Internet services from
64 kbps to n * 2 mbps for software industries,
corporate, ISPs, co-location server facilities
Local Loop Charges (SoftLink)
• The companies who are
located in SDF Building ,STP-II,Infinity,Bengal
Intelligent Park and the companies within SECTOR-V
need not pay any extra local loop charges.
• STPI Kolkata will take
decision on local loop charges as per the customer
• If customer takes care
of local loop then STPI is not responsible for
maintained of local loop.
How to access the SoftLINK?
SoftLINK will be managed through a Wide Area
Network plan and you will be get connected to
the Network You will get a port on the Ethernet
Hub which will be Located in the LAN. The LAN
will be further connected to the International
Gateway and managed from Network Control Centre
which will be located at the STPI center. The
LAN set-up will be directly connected to the International
Gateway through a UTP backbone, whereas the LANs
in different locations will be connected to the
International Gateway via a optical fiber link.
Units located outside the Complexes
You can locate your unit anywhere . STPI will
provide Point-to-Point OR Point-to-Multipoint
radio link upto the ROUTER at your premises.