Hitachi Vantaraâs federal business has assumed control of some ofÂ Brocade Communications Systemsâ (Nasdaq: BRCD) federalÂ service maintenance contracts and other assets under a definitive agreement signed in June.
Hitachi Vantara Federal said Friday the agreementâs completion would provide the company access to Brocadeâs storage area networking, campus/edge networking and data center networking support maintenance contracts as well as nearly 24 technical engineers.
David Turner, president and CEO of Hitachi Vantara Federal, said the asset acquisition marks the companyâs another step in transitioning into a full-service data provider that aims to meet customersâ internet of things, big data and analytics requirements.
âAdding Brocade’s networking component to our infrastructure, software and analytics portfolio strengthens our [internet protocol]-based networking and software-defined architecture capabilities that we can now offer to our federal customers,â Turner added.
The completion of the asset transfer transaction coincided withÂ the finalization of Broadcomâs (Nasdaq: AVGO) acquisition of Brocade and came a month after Hitachi Vantara Federalâs rebranding effort.