IP Infusion to Partner with Exertis to Distribute OcNOS Network Operating System for Dell in Europe’s Emerging Countries

2nd Feb 2016

SANTA CLARA, Calif., February 3, 2016 – IP Infusion, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent network software for telecom and data communications services, today announced that it will partner with Exertis, a leading distributor of technology products for the B2B, retail and mobile markets, to distribute OcNOS™, the first, full-featured network operating system for data center and enterprise networking, to Dell customers in EMEA’s emerging markets.

OcNOS is a modular, disaggregated, high-performance network operating system for Open Compute Platforms. The highly available and scalable OcNOS architecture is optimized for both physical and virtual environments, with extensive support for IP/MPLS routing, switching, and security. The extensible software architecture allows network operators to keep pace with evolving network needs, reducing the time to deploy new services while lowering costs for network operations.

Exertis, one of Europe’s largest and fastest growing technology distribution and specialist service  providers, partners with 350 global technology brands and over 22,850 retailers and resellers. Exertis currently trades with Dell in 18 countries in EMEA and plays a key role in Dell’s vendor consolidation process.

“With this partnership with IP Infusion, we will provide tailored, service-focused solutions for OcNOS through a transparent, simplifies, flexible supply chain,” said Vincent McGrath, the Dell EMEA A/C Manager at Exertis. “We are looking forward to working with IP Infusion to provide an ‘instant on’ solution for Dell customers based on the OcNOS network operating software for technology companies in EMEA’s emerging countries.”

IP Infusion previously announced that Dell customers are able to purchase the OcNOS network operating system to run on Dell’s S6000 high performance Open Networking systems through a distribution agreement. Under this partnership, Dell worked closely with IP Infusion to help provide enterprise customers with a cost-effective and scalable Data Center Switching, enterprise class Layer 2, Layer 3 switching and MPLS-based network virtualization solution that provides secure connectivity and aggregated management. This joint solution enables enterprise customers to adopt MPLS virtualization capabilities within their data centers and campus environments at a fraction of the cost, power, space and cooling requirements as compared to today’s market offerings.

“IP Infusion’s OcNOS allows customers to keep pace with their evolving high performance network needs and to reduce their time to deploy new services, while lowering costs for Enterprise network operations with a modular, disaggregated network operating system,” said Kiyo Oishi, CEO and president of IP Infusion. “We are proud to have Exertis as our distribution channel partner to bring OcNOS to emerging countries in Europe.”

About IP Infusion

IP Infusion, a leading provider of intelligent network software for telecom and data communications services, helps equipment manufacturers to deliver products faster with lower costs and greater differentiation. Over 300 customers worldwide, including all major networking equipment manufacturers, use IP Infusion’s respected ZebOS platform to build networks to address the evolving needs of cloud, carrier and mobile networking. IP Infusion’s OcNOS, the industry’s first carrier and enterprise network operating system for Open Compute hardware, allows for easier implementation of large-scale IT networks, and offers customers white box solutions to deploy more quickly. VirNOS, a NFV-based software platform, provides a carriers and enterprises a cost-effective network OS approach to implement and manage their networking services. IP Infusion is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., and is a wholly owned and independently operated subsidiary of ACCESS CO., LTD. Additional information can be found at www.ipinfusion.com.

About Exertis

Exertis is one of Europe’s largest and fastest growing technology distribution and specialist service providers. We partner with 350 global technology brands and over 22,850 resellers and retailers across Europe. In our most recent financial year to 31st March 2015, Exertis had a turnover of £2.4 billion (EUR 3.4 billion). The Exertis group’s scale, knowledge and experience in the technology sector and complete end-to-end product portfolio, enables us to deliver innovative solutions and market leading services for our partners, across Supply Chain Services, Sales & Distribution, Marketing, PR and Digital services.

IP Infusion, ZebOS, VirNOS and OcNOS are trademarks or registered trademarks of IP Infusion. All other trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

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