Tuesday, October 14, 2014

NEC Teams with Dell on NFV/SDN

NEC Corporation of America (NEC) announced a collaboration agreement with Dell on a high-performance, highly reliable SDN-enabled fabric solution.

Recently, the companies completed interoperability validation between NEC’s ProgrammableFlow Controller and Dell’s OpenFlow-enabled S-Series switches, helping ensure that the devices worked well together.

“Dell’s SDN strategy is built on providing customers a choice, allowing them to tailor networks to their specific needs. Combining our innovative Dell Networking switching platforms with the leading NEC ProgrammableFlow Controller, we are able to deliver a highly differentiated and cost-effective SDN solution to customers embracing Network Functions Virtualization and OpenFlow technologies,” said Arpit Joshipura, vice president, Product Management & Strategy, Dell Networking.

“As leaders in the networking industry, NEC and Dell are dedicated to providing our customers with more choices and better flexibility when