Lenovo and Cisco Announce Strategic Partnership to Simplify Path to AI Innovation

Lenovo and Cisco announce global partnership for integrated infrastructure and networking solutions, aimed at accelerating digital transformation across businesses worldwide.

“This new partnership is a testament to our commitment to delivering purpose-built, industry-leading solutions, all designed to simplify the path to AI innovation and digital transformation,” said, Alaa Bawab, General Manager, Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG), Middle East and Africa.”

“The integrated solutions from Lenovo and Cisco will streamline operational deployment and significantly enhance business outcomes for our shared customers, as well as provide tremendous opportunities for our joint partners,” said Jonathan Davidson, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Cisco Networking.

The MoU reflects the commitment to expand go-to-market opportunities that further the delivery of advanced generative AI capabilities and improved digital workplace productivity. Lenovo and Cisco intend to create a hyper-personalized user experience that maximizes operational excellence, reduces time-to-value, and that supports cost-effective, flexible and simplified implementation of transformational digital technologies.

Acclaimed Networking Ecosystem

The collaboration includes integration of the Cisco Nexus networking ecosystem into Lenovo’s edge-to-cloud portfolio to deliver best-in-class network performance, fortified security, and unparalleled scalability. This offers customers a fully integrated turnkey networking solution that is optimized for interoperability within Lenovo infrastructure solutions, providing the strongest foundation of performance, reliability and security in the industry. Additional benefits for customers include:

  • Accelerated Time-to-Innovation: delivering operational excellence, AI/ML networking, greater sustainability, and advanced automation analytics practices.
  • Single Pane of Glass Management: empowering customers with a single, simple interface to configure, operate, and analyze network operations across the entire networking ecosystem.
  • Vendor Simplicity: ensuring customers can buy a completely engineered infrastructure solution from a single technology provider.