Kyndryl, the world's leading provider of IT infrastructure services, and Cisco announced a technological alliance today to enable enterprise customers to accelerate their transformation into data-driven enterprises using Cisco technologies and Kyndryl managed services.
Kyndryl and Cisco will collaborate to assist organizations in improving their operations by utilizing cloud computing services that simplify complex hybrid IT management by providing greater visibility, manageability, and flexibility. In addition, new private cloud services, network and edge computing solutions, software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, and multi-network wide area network (WAN) options will also be developed by Kyndryl and Cisco, all of which will be offered in an environment with increased security capabilities.
"Companies around the world in all industries are clamoring for solutions and services that can streamline the management and operation of their hybrid cloud and network computing environments. We are pleased that our long-standing collaboration with Cisco can provide customers with integrated technologies and services that derive more value from their current IT investments, while embracing the benefits of advanced network and edge computing capabilities.
Deborah Nevin, Vice President, Global Alliances
Cisco and Kyndryl will collaborate to provide technologies, infrastructure knowledge, and managed services to customers along their full cloud journey, from strategy and migration to running, maintaining, and supporting complex IT infrastructures. In addition, the two organizations will collaborate to facilitate and implement digital transformation projects for customers all around the world. The two companies will leverage their diverse partner ecosystems to bring a range of industry and technology solutions across networks, data center and cloud strategy, security, managed services, and strategic outsourcing by combining their capabilities to facilitate in-country and regional programming, execution, and investment.
"Kyndryl has a passion for innovation and has demonstrated expertise in delivering IT solutions to thousands of customers globally," says Keith Dyer, Vice President within Cisco's Global Enterprise Sales, and Global Partner Organization. "We're excited about what Cisco and Kyndryl can accomplish together in building and delivering the next generation of managed services. As customers demand more as-a-service offerings, we will continue to reimagine applications that transform networks and address IT needs to meet this demand."