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NEC Demos OpenFlow at Supercomputing 2011

November 15, 2011 - NEC Corporation of America (NEC) announces its ProgrammableFlow network virtualization technology is demoing in booth 2543 (RAID, Inc.) at Supercomputing 2011 (SC11), November 14-17, 2011 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA. NEC ProgrammableFlow technology is also a part of the 10 Gbps, multi-vendor OpenFlow network testbed, a joint effort between the SCinet Research Sandbox (SRS) and the SC11 Technical Program. OpenFlow is being showcased as part of the Disruptive Technologies sessions in the technical program.

What:Public demonstration of ProgrammableFlow, NEC's OpenFlow-based network virtualization solution
When:SC11 Exhibit hours, Nov. 14-17, 2011
Where:Supercomputing 2011, Booth 2543 (RAID, Inc.) and the SCInet Research Sandbox, Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA
Details:Interest in OpenFlow has increased in recent months as companies explore controller based networks for a variety of applications. NEC's ProgrammableFlow is the first commercially available hybrid switch and controller that supports both OpenFlow and traditional network environments.  
  Leveraging an open architecture, ProgrammableFlow allows organizations to reduce the cost and complexity of traditional networking architectures and achieve greater levels of automation. NEC's ProgrammableFlow technology has most recently been represented at the OpenFlow Symposium and Gestalt IT's Network Field Day 2.
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Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC Corporation of America is a leading provider of innovative IT, network and communications products and solutions for service carriers, Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including Healthcare, Government, Education and Hospitality. NEC Corporation of America delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications and biometric security. NEC Corporation of America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenues. For more information, please visit
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