Tech Mahindra and VMware have entered into a collaboration. The companies will deliver a combination of VMware’s NFV platform with Tech Mahindra’s network services aiming at enabling global CSPs to accelerate new service delivery, explore new opportunities and improve IT and business economics.
As part of the partnership, Tech Mahindra has onboarded VMware vCloud NFV into Tech Mahindra’s VNF Xchange program. VNF-Xchange is a vendor-neutral platform designed to accelerate the communications industry’s adoption of NFV and SDN, providing a platform to integrate VNFs, the components of the NFV reference architecture, and the end-to-end solutions, use cases and network services that they enable.
“This strategic partnership brings together Tech Mahindra’s Digital Transformation expertise and VMware’s innovative cloud computing and network virtualisation portfolio to address emerging technology areas such as 5G, Internet of Things, rich multimedia and vCPE quicker than ever,” said Manish Vyas, president communications business and chief executive, network services, Tech Mahindra.
“By adopting a software-defined infrastructure that delivers improved economics and agility, Tech Mahindra and VMware will help mutual telecom customers grow greater, change faster, and run better.”
Shekar Ayyar, EVP and GM, telco group, VMware said: “By building on our robust and agile NFV infrastructure, VMware and Tech Mahindra will equip service providers to deliver innovative and secure hybrid cloud and IoT solutions, creating new revenue streams while, driving down costs, and improving overall customer satisfaction.”