To set up a Center of Excellence showcasing hyper-converged network virtualization platform
Mumbai, India – June 4, 2018 – Array Networks Inc., the network functions platform company, today announced that the Company has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Netmagic (An NTT Communications Company), to launch the next-generation Network Functions Virtualization platform (NFV) Center of Excellence to enable enterprises in India, to enable enterprises in India, with end-to-end customized hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solution for scaling and optimizing business-critical applications. This agreement of collaboration signals the continued commitment of both the companies to accelerate the scalability of customers’ businesses in the ICT industry.
The NFV Center of Excellence is enabled to address the emerging requirements of customers in a cloud generation. This will be the first of its kind and will support customers to host multiple network functions on a single purpose built hardware.
“We are extremely pleased to form an alliance with Array Networks, to provide enterprises with secure remote access to applications and data,” said Nitin Mishra, SVP and Chief Product Officer of Netmagic (An NTT Communications Company). “After transitioning servers, desktop and storage, it is estimated that more than 80% of customers are considering to move their networking to a more flexible and software centric virtualization platform – without compromising on the performance and SLAs of business delivery. And, with our enhanced ecosystem of alliance partners, we are targeting enterprises in the Government and Private sectors in India, as part of our go-to-market strategy of the first phase.”
Shibu Paul, Regional Director – APAC of Array Networks stated, “We are delighted to be a strategic partner to Netmagic in bringing our future ready hyperconvergence solutions to the Indian market. This collaboration will accelerate Array Networks position in the Indian market as a leader in Hyper Converge virtualization.”
Hyperconverged platforms include a hypervisor for virtualized computing, software-defined storage, and virtualized networking, and they typically run on standard, off-the-shelf servers. Array's vAPV virtual application delivery controllers (ADC) and vxAG virtual secure access gateways (SSL VPN) provide control over access to applications, desktops, files, networks and Web sites from a broad range of remote and mobile devices – providing secure connectivity, end-point and server-side security and application-level AAA policies on a per user basis.
Array Networks, the network functions platform company, develops purpose-built systems for deploying virtual app delivery, networking and security functions with guaranteed performance. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Array is poised to capitalize on explosive growth in the areas of virtualization, cloud and software-centric computing. Proven at over 5000 worldwide customer deployments, Array is recognized by leading analysts, enterprises, service providers and partners for next-generation technology that delivers agility at scale. To learn more, visit: www.array-networks.co.in.
Netmagic, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT Communications, is India’s leading Managed Hosting and Multi-Cloud Hybrid IT solution provider with 9 carrier-neutral, state-of-the-art data centers and serving more than 2000 enterprises globally. Headquartered in Mumbai, Netmagic also delivers Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) services to various Enterprise customers globally including NTT Communication’s customers across Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific region. The Company was the first in India to launch services – Cloud Computing, Managed Security, Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) and Software-Defined Storage. NTT Communications and Netmagic have been ranked 3rd and 5th respectively in Asia among the top global data center operators by Cloudscene in their Q1 & Q2 Leaderboard reports. This effectively makes Netmagic #1 data center service provider in India. Netmagic has been recognized with 3 awards at the CIO Choice Award 2018 and Frost & Sullivan India Digital Transformation Awards 2017. To learn more, visit us at: www.netmagicsolutions.com.
NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company’s worldwide infrastructure, including the leading global tier-1 IP network, the Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching 196 countries/regions, and 140 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA. www.ntt.com | Twitter@NTT Com | Facebook@NTT Com | LinkedIn@NTT Com
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