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ZTE Teams up with Red Hat to Promote Telcos’ Network Transformation


A major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the mobile internet, today announced collaboration with Red Hat in the NFV/SDN field based on Red Hat OpenStack Platform to promote telcos’ network transformation.

As a leading provider of communications solutions, ZTE’s VNFs have achieved certification with Red Hat OpenStack Platform, providing telcos with alternatives besides its self-developed NFV solutions. The certification offers confidence that ZTE’s VNFs have been tested and certified for use with Red Hat OpenStack Platform to provide consistent performance and compatibility.

Red Hat is a leader in the upstream OpenStack community, and also in its work to deliver a production-ready OpenStack offering to customers around the world. Red Hat OpenStack Platform is a highly scalable Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution that delivers an open, flexible, and enterprise-ready private cloud foundation built on the community OpenStack project integrated with and optimized for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

"ZTE has consistently adhered to the open and win-win cooperation philosophy and is committed to building a positive and progressive ICT ecosystem to help our customers achieve business success. To date, ZTE has deployed over 320 commercial / pilot virtualization projects around the world.” said Xu Ziyang, president of ZTE cloud core network. “We are very pleased to work with Red Hat to promote the healthy development of cloud in the telco industry."

“We’re pleased to collaborate with ZTE to help communications service providers make the most of the opportunity presented by 5G and other advancements,” said Mike Werner, senior director, Global Technology Ecosystems, Red Hat. “To help customers get the most out of Red Hat OpenStack Platform and our open hybrid cloud solutions, we work closely with technology companies like ZTE that provide powerful and complementary solutions. We look forward to collaborating with ZTE as an important member of Red Hat’s OpenStack ecosystem.”

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