Seagate Partners with China’s Sugon to Tap Fast Expanding Data Center Market

ChinaBusiness Wire — BEIJING: Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX), a world leader in storage solutions, today announced an important breakthrough partnership with Sugon, China’s leading information system integrated service provider, whereby the computer maker will incorporate Seagate’s latest 4TB Enterprise Performance 3.5 HDD into its new TC4600T line of server products.

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160513005025/en/Seagate-Partners-China%E2%80%99s-Sugon-Tap-Fast-Expanding

Lenovo enhances partnership with Inventec to compete for server orders from Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent

ChinaIn order to compete with China-based vendors Inspur and Sugon Information Industry for data center server orders from Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent, Lenovo will strengthen its partnership with Taiwan-based ODM Inventec, with the latter to be specifically responsible for R&D and ODM production, according to industry sources.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20160106PD205.html

Brocade, Sugon partner to meet growing demand in China’s data center and virtualization market

ChinaNetwork Aasia — Brocade has announced a new OEM partnership with Dawning Information Industry Co. Ltd. (Sugon), one of the high-performance computing vendors formed under the purview of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.  The partnership is focused on incorporating Brocade VCS  Fabric technology with Sugon’s data center solutions, specifically for the Chinese market.

http://www.networksasia.net/article/brocade-sugon-partner-meet-growing-demand-chinas-data-center-and-virtualization-market

China data center server standard project 3.0 to announce at year-end 2015

China.gifThe third version of China’s data center server technology standard project led by China-based Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent are set to be announced at the end of 2015 and the project will cover more standards and adopt a modularized design to help reduce China data centers’ server purchasing costs, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.  China launched the first version of the project in 2012 and the second in 2014 and the project is rather similar to the Open Compute Project (OCP) that Facebook has been aggressively promoting.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20150414PD204.html