NEC, NetCracker Jointly Launch New Business Brand for SDN/NFV

NEC, NetCracker Jointly Launch New Business Brand for SDN/NFV Image Credit: NetCracker

NEC and NetCracker Technology, a wholly owned NEC subsidiary, have jointly launched the 'NEC/NetCracker SDN/NFV Solutions' portfolio to address the opportunities associated with software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) for communications service providers (CSPs). The new “NEC/NetCracker SDN/NFV Solutions” business brand will have dedicated organization and business structures across all key functions, including research and development, delivery, sales and marketing.

  • According to NEC/NetCracker, the joint SDN/NFV Solutions initiative represents a unique approach that utilizes the global scale of two companies renowned for their innovation in networks and market-leading IT solutions. Their diverse backgrounds in network hardware, CPE, network management, OSS solutions and orchestration enables NEC/NetCracker to bring together the best of network and IT expertise and experience in virtual and legacy networks.

Shunichiro Tejima, Executive VP, NEC Corporation
SDN/NFV has the potential for drastically changing carrier network operations and management. The solutions of NEC and NetCracker in this area earn high marks from customers. The new initiative has been established to integrate the strengths of the two companies and to offer greater customer value. Under this new brand, we will drive the SDN/NFV business and contribute to the virtualization of infrastructure and networks.

Andrew Feinberg, President & CEO, NetCracker
The success of SDN/NFV for CSPs depends on working with partners who have a deep understanding of current and future network architecture, IT principles and domains, as well as outstanding delivery expertise. This joint SDN/NFV initiative is built around the alignment of NEC’s network innovation and NetCracker’s proven IT solutions, which together enable the next generation of networks and services through virtualization.

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