Huawei, a leading global information and communications solutions technology (ICT) provider, Monday announced the acquisition of Software Defined Networking (SDN) technology from the Irish company Amartus. Amartus is a Dublin based software developer and SDN service solutions provider. The acquisition of Amartus’ software assets will enable Huawei to accelerate its SDN roadmap and improve its competitiveness in SDN solutions and services by introducing fast business innovation and multi-vendor capability.
According to a statement by Huawei, Amartus’ senior team and product staff that specialise in software-defined networking will be joining Huawei (Ireland). Under the deal, Amartus also gets to retain rights to service current customers.
Zha Jun, President of Huawei’s Fixed Network Product Line
We are delighted to have acquired the ground breaking Amartus technology. The expertise and talented staff from Amartus product group who will be joining Huawei will help deliver our commitment to produce and develop innovative and high quality cloud and network services.
Michael Kearns, the CEO of Amartus
We are excited to be able to bring this innovative technology to Huawei at a time when the telecom’s industry is experiencing unprecedented change, driven by software.