BEIJING, March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 19, Chairman and CEO of Inspur Group Peter Sun met with Chairman of Ericsson Leif Johansson in Beijing. The two sides conducted in-depth discussions on the development of their joint venture and cooperation in cloud computing, big data, IoT, media and other areas.
In the last dozen years, Inspur has been in good cooperation with Ericsson in multiple areas. In 2002, the two companies established a joint venture, Ericsson Inspur Wireless Technology Co., Ltd, to develop and promote wireless communication technology, with products covering bluetooth, GPRS, mobile Internet, 3G and other areas, which greatly accelerated China's development of wireless communication.
On July 13, 2016, Inspur and Ericsson continued partnership and jointly announced the signing of an MoU. The two companies expanded their collaboration into cloud infrastructure, TV and media, and the Internet of Things (IoT). The two companies will test and verify the compatibility and/or performance of selected Ericsson software solutions related to areas such as Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), IoT, OSS/BSS and cloud on Inspur's hardware platform, develop and promote the total solutions of next generation of media cloud and IoT solutions for various vertical industries. Inspur and Ericsson will also design and build data centers and communication infrastructure to address China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative. The two companies will provide more complete solutions to operators, enterprises and industry customers around the world.
As China's leading cloud computing and big data service provider, Inspur keeps close cooperation and investment partnerships with Fortune 500 companies including Microsoft, Ericsson, Intel, LG and SAP, among others. In 2016, Inspur's joint ventures with Cisco and Diebold were launched with world-class server, storage, network, operating system, cloud security products and cloud data center construction total solutions.
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