Nissho Electronics to Deploy and Support Cyan's Network Packet Broker Solution
October 18, 2012
Network packet brokers (NPBs) help organizations to increase visibility into the traffic taking place within their networks, drive operational efficiency and see a much better and quicker ROI.
Recently, Cyan, a global innovator of software-defined metro network solutions, entered into a partnership with Nissho Electronics, one of Japan's biggest distributors and system integrators of IT related products and services.As per the terms of this agreement, Nissho will market, deploy and support Cyan's innovative software-defined metro network solution that boasts capabilities similar to that of a network packet broker throughout Japan, Indonesia and Vietnam.
In a statement, Cyan Chairman and CEO Mark Floyd said, "Nissho is an ideal partner for Cyan and we are pleased to be working with them in the Japanese market. They have a long history of technical leadership, being among the first to introduce ground-breaking new solutions to the market. This partnership is especially important given the expertise Nissho has with virtualization, a cloud data center concept that we see moving rapidly into the network."
Featuring an open service orchestration platform, SDN applications, and a family of packet-optical transport platforms, the metro SDN solution helps businesses and carriers to build more efficient and scalable metro and regional networks at a much more affordable price.
In addition, this partnership will allow Nissho to represent, market, install, and support Cyan's metro SDN solution in cloud data center, business Ethernet, 4G wireless backhaul, broadband backhaul and wholesale transport networks, among others.
This offering has already been deployed by over 115 customers globally, some of which are among the largest service providers in the world.
Edited by Jamie Epstein