Collaboration between Kyndryl and Cisco on Networking and Edge Computing

IT infrastructure services provider, Kyndryl (NYSE: KD), and Cisco have announced a technological alliance to enable enterprise clients accelerate their transition into data-driven organizations using Cisco technologies and Kyndryl managed services.

Photo Deborah Nevin, Vice President Global Alliances at Kyndryl
“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,” said Deborah Nevin, Vice President Global Alliances at Kyndryl.

Kyndryl and Cisco will collaborate to help organizations improve their operations by utilizing cloud computing services that simplify difficult hybrid IT administration by providing greater visibility, manageability, and flexibility.

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,” said Deborah Nevin, Vice President Global Alliances at Kyndryl. “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.”

As-a-Service Solutions

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 provide 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,” said 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.”

Executive Summary

Kyndryl and Cisco are partnering to help organizations improve their operations by utilizing cloud computing services that simplify difficult hybrid IT administration by providing greater visibility, manageability, and flexibility, while embracing the benefits of advanced network and edge computing capabilities, such as Cisco’s SDN and Edge Computing.

As-a-Service Solutions

  • Cisco and Kyndryl will collaborate to provide technologies, infrastructure knowledge, and managed services to customers along their cloud journey
  • The two companies will leverage their diverse partner ecosystems to provide a range of industry and technology solutions across networks, data center and cloud strategy, security, managed services, and strategic outsourcing