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HP, NEC Team on SDN

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PALO ALTO, Calif -- HP and NEC Corporation today announced they are collaborating on the integration of advanced technology, leveraging open standards, to deliver software-defined networking (SDN) enabled networking solutions to enterprise customers.

Since 1995, NEC and HP have been strategic alliance partners, with NEC’s large-scale, mission-critical enterprise IT systems developed on HP’s Unix-based operating system, HP-UX. Building upon their successful collaboration on enterprise servers, which continues to provide open and flexible infrastructure for social and enterprise system frameworks, HP and NEC are extending their alliance to encompass network infrastructure solutions.

The collaboration will deliver the innovative infrastructure and open standards–based SDN solutions required in the New Style of IT that is driven by industry trends such as social, mobile, cloud and big data.

NEC Corp. (Tokyo: 6701)

HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ)

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