SUZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Centec Networks, a leading innovator of Ethernet switching silicon and SDN white box solutions, and DASAN Network Solutions, a global market leader in network solutions in Korea, today announced a partnership to jointly develop comprehensive, flexible and cost-effective next generation network solutions. James Sun, chief executive officer of Centec Networks, and Kevin Lee, vice president of DASAN Network Solutions, attended the memorandum of understanding (MOU) signing ceremony at Centec’s headquarter in Suzhou.
Combining Centec’s leadership in high-speed Ethernet switching silicon with DASAN’s rich system design experience, the two companies will jointly develop next-generation network switching solutions that address all hierarchical layers of the open-networking ecosystem, from chips and equipment to network operating systems and applications. Already collaborators in numerous industry standards groups, the companies plan to expand their work together on industry specifications and initiatives aimed at handling today’s global data traffic explosion using innovative technologies that improve flexibility and efficiency while lowering total cost of ownership.
“We’re excited to be collaborating with Centec,” said Lee. “Centec is a key player in Ethernet switching silicon and especially well-known for innovative solutions based on new technologies. We’ve already defined several very attractive designs with Centec and believe this partnership will generate significant opportunities for both parties in Asia as well as the broader global marketplace.”
“DASAN is a very capable system solution provider with a strong position in the global networking sector,” said Sun. “This partnership will showcase the unique capabilities of Centec’s Ethernet switching silicon and create opportunities for us to serve new applications and broader markets. We are committed to working closely with DASAN on innovative network switching solutions that will help our customers address both current and future networking challenges.”
Centec Networks provides innovative switching silicon and white box solutions that improve SDN deployment while empowering it for carrier, enterprise and data center networks. Leveraging a high-performance open SDN architecture, Centec enables seamless migration from the traditional L2, L3 and MPLS/MPLS-TP architecture to the new SDN era while solving some of SDN’s biggest challenges. Centec and its customers are redefining the future of network switching. For more details, please visit the Centec website at http://www.centecnetworks.com.