Aims to Address Converged Infrastructure For Data Centers And The Cloud
Extreme Networks has entered into a strategic global reseller alliance with Lenovo. As part of the reseller agreement, Lenovo and its network of channel partners will address customers in more than 60 countries by reselling a converged infrastructure solution for compute, networking and storage featuring Extreme Networks’ Open Fabric Ethernet switches that uniquely address the challenges of cloud computing with scale, reliability and support of the OpenStack cloud initiative.
“Addressing customer needs for cloud and data center today hinges on integrating the network stack with proven solutions for computing, storage and networking,” said Darrel Ward, VP, Marketing, Lenovo Enterprise Products Group. “With Extreme Networks, we have found an excellent partner that will enable Lenovo to deliver a complete, open standards-based solution that will play a central role in allowing our customers to meet their goal of establishing cost-effective and scalable architectures.”
Lenovo will provide its campus, data center and cloud customers with open, high performance, and reliable converged infrastructure addressing data center and cloud initiatives.
“The Extreme Networks and Lenovo partnership for converged infrastructure demonstrates our commitment to open networking innovations addressing the Cloud-ready data center,” said Eileen Brooker, VP, Strategic Alliances, Extreme Networks. “This global go-to-market partnership for servers, storage and switching helps customers to deploy high performance systems that are reliable, fast and scalable.”