The integration of Red Hat's NFV solution with Lenovo's OP@L is the latest development in an expanding strategic collaboration, between the companies, to develop and deliver open, robust and flexible solutions for service provider clients, as well as those in other industries. A demonstration of OP@L with Red Hat OpenStack Platform and other ecosystem partners can be seen at the Lenovo booth #232.New Lenovo Cloud Technology Center Opens Building on this momentum, Lenovo also recently opened its advanced Cloud Technology Center located on its Morrisville, NC campus. The center is focused on the development of leading-edge solutions in the areas of hybrid cloud management, OpenStack offerings, and software defined storage. The new center is staffed by engineers, from around the globe, and is focused on open source contributions from various communities. The new center will allow customers worldwide to access the latest hyperconverged and converged solutions and conduct proof of concept demonstrations. Those attending Red Hat Summit 2017 can learn more by visiting Lenovo at booth #232. About Lenovo Lenovo (SEHK:0992) (Pink Sheets:LNVGY) is a $45 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology. Our portfolio of high-quality, secure products and services covers PCs (including the legendary Think and multimode Yoga brands), workstations, servers, storage, smart TVs and a family of mobile products like smartphones (including the Moto brand), tablets and apps. Join us on LinkedIn, follow us on Facebook or Twitter ( @Lenovo) or visit us at www.lenovo.com. Quotes Lenovo: (Brian Connors, VP, Next Generation IT & Business Development) "Working within the framework of the open source communities, Lenovo is aggressively investing in product enablement, system architecture, and research and development to create open "standards-based" solutions. Together with Red Hat, we're helping to reduce complexity and cost, while enabling even greater flexibility and value. Together, we will help accelerate development around NFV platforms for our shared service provider customers."
Lenovo: (Philippe Davy, VP Global Telco, Lenovo)"We know 5G and IoT will drive a significant change in data center design. Lenovo champions open standards and integrated operability, so customers can avoid vendor lock-in, while maintaining maximum flexibility and time to market." Red Hat: (Scott Musson, VP Alliances) "We welcome Lenovo's expanded participation in the open source community and are pleased about our shared growing relationship surrounding Telco and Cloud initiatives. We look forward to working with them to deliver the certified solutions that help customers modernize their infrastructures, embrace new technologies, and deliver new services to their customers." Red Hat and Red Hat Summit are trademarks or registered trademarks of Red Hat, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. The OpenStack word mark is a trademark or registered trademark of OpenStack Foundation in the United States and other countries, and is used with the OpenStack Foundation's permission. Red Hat, Inc. is not affiliated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by the OpenStack Foundation or the OpenStack community.