Brocade and Guiyang High-Tech Industrial Investment Group Co., Ltd (HTII) announce joint venture in China.


New Company Will Combine Brocade Networking Solutions With Local Innovation in Big Data to Help Customers Build Networks That Are Platforms for Innovation

At the recent 2016 International Big Data Expo and Global Big Data Era Summit in Guiyang, Brocade and Guiyang High-Tech Industrial Investment Group Co., Ltd (HTII), announced the signing of a joint venture agreement to establish Guizhou Huiling Technology Co., Ltd. (GHTC). The joint venture combines Brocade's data center networking solutions with Guiyang's innovation in Big Data to help customers modernize and transform their networks into platforms for business innovation. GHTC will also support local R&D efforts and will work with the local government and its partners as well as Brocade to develop high-tech talent in the region.

Based in Guiyang, the capital city of Guizhou, China; GHTC is 51 percent owned by HTII, headquartered in Guiyang, China and 49 percent owned by Brocade. The new company will deliver Brocade^ IP networking solutions and services, including switches, routers, and storage networking infrastructure to the local government as well as state-owned organizations, universities, and enterprises.

To that end, GHTC will become a member of the Guizhou Big Data Industry Alliance for technology transfer and deployment. Capitalizing on Brocade's leadership in New IP networking solutions--including software-defined networking, network functions virtualization, network visibility, and mobile networking solutions--GHTC will play a crucial role in the establishment of the Guizhou Network Virtualization Research and Training Center. The center will provide local R&D...

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