NEC, Stratus extends partnership on fault-tolerant computing

Aug. 12, 2022

Stratus Technologies has entered an agreement with NEC Corporation extending their partnership in bringing next generation fault-tolerant computing platforms to market. This agreement follows decades of collaboration on the development of and delivery of the Stratus ftServer, a fully integrated continuously available computing platform, and the NEC Express5800 Enterprise Server for large-scale virtualization and database workloads.

“Our long-standing relationship with Stratus has resulted in valuable fault-tolerant servers that our customers and partners rely on to keep their businesses up and running. We expect Stratus’ next-generation fault-tolerant technology will create more reliable computing capabilities with greater levels of functionality, serviceability and performance,” said Kazunori Sudo, executive vice president of NEC Corporation. “Our continued partnership will bring further support to customers’ value creation that benefits the digitalization of our societies.”

“Stratus and NEC have a common history of success in helping customers simplify, protect and automate their digitally transforming operations. Since 1981, Stratus has maintained an obsession-like focus on ensuring the availability of business-critical applications for customers globally. NEC has been a steadfast partner,” said Dave Laurello, Chairman, president and CEO of Stratus. “Our roadmap brings together the best technology to further reduce the complexity and risk of the computing infrastructures that will be needed in the future, whether in a data center or an edge environment.”