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Lenovo, Red Hat Team Up to Deliver NFV Infrastructure to Telcos

Lenovo is teaming up with Red Hat as it looks to build tightly integrated and open systems for the telecommunications industry, and is looking at network virtualization as a key part of the effort.
At the recent Red Hat Summit, Lenovo officials unveiled its Open Platform@Lenovo (OP@L) to create open infrastructure that will run Red Hat's software stack for network-functions virtualization (NFV), an emerging technology that is playing a key role in telco initiatives to create more agile, programmable and scalable networks to address changing customer demands.
At the same time, Lenovo also joined the Open Platform NFV (OPNFV) consortium, which is developing an open, carrier-grade platform enabling members to develop solutions and services using NFV. Company officials said the move will help Lenovo advance its telco ambitions and give it a greater presence in the burgeoning NFV market.
The goal of Lenovo's telco push is to create infrastructures that will serve as t…