Kyndryl Joins Forces With Cisco For Edge Services


The solution provider is partnering with Cisco to jointly create polished managed services solutions for enterprise customers

Kyndryl has joined forces with Cisco Systems in a technology partnership that brings together Cisco’s products and Kyndryl’s managed services prowess. The solution provider giant adds Cisco’s technology to its Network and Edge Computing Solutions practice that targets enterprise customers.

The two companies will co-develop new private cloud services, network and edge computing solutions, software-defined networking (SDN) solutions and multi-network WAN offerings with advanced security capabilities.

Via the new partnership, Cisco and Kyndryl will jointly provide technologies, infrastructure expertise, and managed services that can support a customer’s cloud evolution, from strategy and migration to running, maintaining, and supporting complex IT environments. Cisco believes that managed services will be the primary buying model for IT services in the future. The collaboration with Cisco will help Kyndryl reach more customers with its Network and Edge business practice. The relationship will also allow Kyndryl to tap into Cisco’s large, global partner ecosystem.

Kyndryl has a services deal pipeline of more than $1 billion in additional revenue with hyper-scale cloud providers and plans to grow through collaborations with tech leaders Cisco and NetApp. Kyndryl has operations in more than 60 countries.