Menu
Cisco strikes while SDN iron is hot - acquires networking start-up

Cisco strikes while SDN iron is hot - acquires networking start-up

“With agility and automation as persistent drivers for IT teams, the need to simplify application deployment and build the cloud is crucial for the data centre."

Networking giant Cisco has announced its intent to acquire Embrane, a provider of a lifecycle management platform for application-centric network services.

“With agility and automation as persistent drivers for IT teams, the need to simplify application deployment and build the cloud is crucial for the data centre,” says Hilton Romanski, Senior VP, Head of Business Development, Cisco.

“As we continue to drive virtualisation and automation, the unique skill set and talent of the Embrane team will allow us to move more quickly to meet customer demands.”

With this acquisition, Romanski says the company aims to continue its “commitment to open standards” through programmable APIs and multi-vendor environments.

“More importantly, we remain committed to the rich ecosystem of partners and customers in production through the automation of network services, cloud and system management orchestration and automation stacks,” he adds.

Together with Cisco’s engineering expertise, Romanski says the Embrane team will help to expand the vendor’s strategy of offering “freedom of choice” to customers through the Nexus product portfolio, while enhancing the capabilities of Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI).

The Embrane team will be joining the Insieme Business Unit with the acquisition expected to be complete before the end of the current quarter. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Follow Us

Join the New Zealand Reseller News newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags CloudEmbraneciscovirtualisationnetwork

Featured

Slideshows

Kiwi channel reunites as After Hours kicks off 2017

Kiwi channel reunites as After Hours kicks off 2017

After Hours made a welcome return to the channel social calendar last night, with a bumper crowd of distributors, vendors and resellers descending on The Jefferson in Auckland to kickstart 2017. Photos by Maria Stefina.

Kiwi channel reunites as After Hours kicks off 2017
Arrow exclusively introduces Tenable Network Security to A/NZ channel

Arrow exclusively introduces Tenable Network Security to A/NZ channel

Arrow Electronics introduced Tenable Network Security to local resellers in Sydney last week, officially launching the distributor's latest security partnership across Australia and New Zealand. Representing the first direct distribution agreement locally for Tenable specifically, the deal sees Arrow deliver security solutions directly to mid-market and enterprise channel partners on both sides of the Tasman.

Arrow exclusively introduces Tenable Network Security to A/NZ channel
Examining the changing job scene in the Kiwi channel

Examining the changing job scene in the Kiwi channel

Typically, the New Year brings new opportunities for personnel within the Kiwi channel. 2017 started no differently, with a host of appointments, departures and reshuffles across vendor, distributor and reseller businesses. As a result, the job scene across New Zealand has changed - here’s a run down of who is working where in the year ahead…

Examining the changing job scene in the Kiwi channel
Show Comments