Alcatel-Lucent, HP bolster global teamup

Staff writer
telecomasia.net

HP and Alcatel-Lucent are expanding their global alliance to help enterprises and service providers around the world build network-enabled, distributed cloud solutions to create new business opportunities and greater efficiencies, while improving customer service.

The partnership incorporates selected Alcatel-Lucent IP routing and optical products into HP's existing routing and storage portfolios, allowing organizations to more efficiently leverage the convergence of IT and telecommunications to realize reduced complexity and greater agility.

"This expanded alliance with HP allows us to continue doing what we do best -- building networks that help meet our customers' objectives. And it will allow us to leverage the strengths of both companies to increase the value we deliver to those customers," said Basil Alwan, president of Alcatel-Lucent IP Routing and Transport.

"Together, we will continue to innovate and offer large enterprises and service providers the industry's most agile and flexible solutions with the right performance and economics for the cloud era,” said Alwan.

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