Extreme Networks announced that it has entered into a strategic global reseller alliance with computing leader Lenovo.
Lenovo will provide its campus, data center and cloud customers with open, high performance, and reliable converged infrastructure addressing data center and cloud initiatives.
Lenovo's focus on enterprise-grade manageability, open standards and business critical reliability is enhanced with networking solutions from Extreme Networks. 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.
"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," said Darrel Ward, vice president of marketing, Lenovo enterprise products group.
"This global go-to-market partnership for servers, storage and switching helps customers to deploy high performance systems that are reliable, fast and scalable," said Eileen Brooker, vice president of strategic alliances for extreme networks.
Extreme Networks earlier today announced its certification with EMC VSPEX , a vital step in enabling customers to deploy best-of-breed networking, compute and storage solutions with interoperability certified and assured.
Extreme Networks is a specialist in open networking innovations with scalable and reliable products managed with a single modular operating system, ExtremeXOS, promoting network automation, customization through open APIs, and support of open standards networking.
The company's deep expertise and Open Fabric data center and campus edge network solutions offer leading edge 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet, Software Defined Networking (SDN) and OpenStack tools to ease the migration to the cloud and complements Lenovo's leading server offering.