NEC establishes OSS Technology Centre in India
Noida, India & Tokyo, Japan, July 1, 2016 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) and NEC Technologies India Private Limited (NTI) today announced the establishment of the "OSS Technology Centre," an organization specializing in technical support related to the use of open source software (OSS).
The new organization begins operations on July 1 with approximately 50 staff based out of NTI, consisting of experienced OSS engineers who are well-versed in OSS solution architecture, as well as essential software development and support capabilities. The OSS Technology Centre aims to strengthen the organizational structure for supporting global enterprises in building systems based on OSS, to reinforce collaboration with international OSS vendors and to provide rapid technical support to users who construct systems operated globally using OSS.
Moreover, the new organization will actively carry out development of new network functions related to Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and application platform functions, such as container and Platform as a Service (PaaS), all of which is part of the OSS Technology Centre's OpenStack-based development activities, in addition to its contributions to making source codes openly available by providing them to the OSS community.
In recent years, the need for enterprises to capitalize on OSS, particularly OpenStack, in cloud computing, big data computing and SDN/NFV, has become increasingly pronounced. Also, in terms of next-generation ICT technologies, there are heightened expectations towards OSS applications in areas related to Systems of Engagement (SoE) and the Internet of Things (IoT).
"NEC and NTI will leverage the newly established OSS Technology Centre to provide rapid support to users carrying out construction of OSS-based systems on a global scale," said Nobuhiko Kishinoue, General Manager of Cloud Platform Division, NEC Corporation.
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