Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Brocade and NEC Enter Partnership for Software-defined Networking

Brocade and NEC Corporation of America (NEC) announced a partnership focused on Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and OpenFlow switching, including network virtualization. The companies will jointly market solutions for network virtualization, large-scale data center infrastructure management, traffic engineering and Wide Area Network (WAN) flow management, with an open standards-based approach.

The partnership combines Brocade's OpenFlow-enabled products and NEC's Programmable Flow Controller. The companies will establish joint solution labs in key regional offices to test and demonstrate their solutions.