NEC to strengthen its open stack-based cloud infrastructure solution portfolio with agile network and security orchestration
Tokyo, February 22, 2016 - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced its partnership with UBIqube, a leading network and security orchestration software vendor, to reinforce its portfolio of Open Stack-based cloud infrastructure Solutions "NEC Cloud System (Open Source Software building model)."
By adding UBIqube's MSActivator(TM) Orchestration Framework to NEC Cloud System, NEC will be able to address increasing demand from enterprises and service operators seeking an orchestration agent, capable of managing emerging networking trends such as Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), while also providing easy management of legacy multivendor networking hardware.
"NEC is pleased with this partnership with UBIqube which will further reinforce the ecosystem to deliver an open best-of-breed NFV-based solutions to our customers," said Nobuhiko Kishinoue, General Manager of Cloud Platform Division, NEC. "We will continue to improve the quality of customer experience to help our customers bring new innovative services to market more quickly and efficiently."
"We believe NEC has engineered an ambitious, cloud solution paradigm meant to broaden adoption of such technologies to the benefit of the industry as a whole," said Nabil Souli, CEO of UBIqube. "Being associated with such an endeavor is a credit to the creativity our engineers have put into designing the most versatile network orchestrator in the industry."
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