DragonWave has announced changes to its operational framework with Nokia Siemens Networks. It will continue to be the preferred, strategic supplier to Nokia Siemens Networks of packet microwave and related products, and the companies will jointly coordinate technology development activities. The companies’ alliance will be strengthened by the renewed framework, which reinforces Nokia Siemens Networks’ commitment to its mobile broadband customers.
DragonWave has rebranded the products acquired from Nokia Siemens Networks as “Harmony” products and will continue the support and development of these products, which will also be sold via Nokia Siemens Networks. The strategic agreement envisions Nokia Siemens Networks continuing to maintain the commercial interface to mobile customers and Harmony remains a fundamental part of its mobile broadband proposition.
“The new arrangements are intended to streamline our operations and customer outreach strategy to better serve Nokia Siemens Networks and its customers,” said DragonWave president and CEO Peter Allen. “We look forward to continuing to pursue market opportunities together with Nokia Siemens Networks.”
Marc Rouanne, executive vice president, mobile broadband at Nokia Siemens Networks, said, “We believe that by 2020, mobile networks will need to be ready to deliver one gigabyte of personalized data per user per day profitably and we are committed to offering our customers the best mobile broadband solution possible including the microwave that DragonWave brings to the table.”