Cisco and Fujitsu to target Japanese market

Posted on Monday, December 06 2004 @ 19:23 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Cisco (Quote, Chart) and Fujitsu will collaborate on high-end routers and other products for Japanese carriers and corporations moving to Internet Protocol (define) systems, the companies announced.

The alliance between the San Jose, Calif., industry leader and the Tokyo IT giant reflects the growing push for interoperability. It also underscores the growing importance of Asia for production, as well as sales of network equipment.

A Cisco spokeswoman was not immediately available to comment. In a statement, Mike Volpi, senior vice president of Cisco's routing technology group, said, "Partnering is a strategic imperative for companies such as Cisco and Fujitsu to address service providers' and enterprise customer requirements."

More information at InternetNews

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