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Taiwanese and American Companies Join Forces to Develop and Deliver Cloud Computing Services for the Asian Market
2011/04/07
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Taipei, Taiwan and San Francisco, CA, USA April 7, 2011 – Taipei-based MiTAC Information Technology Corp. and San Francisco-based Joyent, Inc. today announced a strategic alliance agreement through which the two companies will cooperate to develop and deliver cloud computing services and solutions for ICT (Information and Communication Technology) system integration projects in Taiwan and the greater Asian market.

MiTAC and Joyent will cooperate to provide comprehensive, competitive public cloud products to governmental organizations, and private and hybrid cloud capabilities to large enterprises by making use of MiTAC's powerful systems integration and consulting expertise and Joyent's robust cloud computing software. According to the agreement, Joyent's cloud computing software will be introduced to MiTAC's prospects and customers in both the public and private.

“The combination of MiTAC's systems integration expertise and Joyent's advanced cloud computing infrastructure will enable our customers to create, scale and operate applications in the cloud in the most efficient way possible,” said Simon Chiang, MiTAC's President.

“Together, MiTAC and Joyent will provide the most powerful, flexible, and reliable cloud software and services to enterprise customers and service providers throughout Asia,” stated David Young, Joyent CEO.

About MiTAC-SYNNEX Group and MiTAC Information Technology Corp.

MiTAC-SYNNEX Group, with more than 40 companies incorporated and 40,000 employees worldwide, is principally engaged in four major markets – electro-chemicals, ICT product design and manufacturing, system integration and mobile services, and global distribution and fulfilment. In 2010, the company recognized revenues in excess of US$21.5 billion.

MiTAC Information Technology Corp., the principle member of the MiTAC-SYNNEX Group, is the leading system integration provider with extensive experiences in e-government programs, e-finance programs, e-industry programs, e-transportation programs, and communication systems in Taiwan. MiTAC has successfully implemented and enjoyed a high reputation with projects covering Traffic Surveillance Systems, Automatic Fare Collection Systems, the Taipei Smart Card Project, computerization of the National Taxation Bureau, and the Military Communication & Logistics Command Projects, all of which involved cooperation with worldwide renowned companies.

About Joyent, Inc.

Joyent is a global cloud computing software and service provider that offers an integrated suite of software and services designed specifically for the needs of Service Providers and Enterprises to deliver cloud services to clients or within enterprises. Joyent licenses its cloud software to service providers worldwide (including Dell), and works with leading system integrators (including Neurones) who provide cloud services and products to their own customers. Joyent delivers public cloud services from JoyentCloud.com to some of the most innovative companies in the world, such as LinkedIn, Gilt Groupe and Kabam. Joyent's proven Smart Technologies, which include Node.js, an open source server-side JavaScript development environment, and an ecosystem of leading technology partners, enable customers to quickly leverage the improved performance, scalability, reliability and security inherent in the company's technology. For more information, visit http://www.joyent.com.