Hitachi Data Systems Federal to accept transfer and control of Brocade cleared assets and support services

Hitachi Data Systems Federal, Inc., (HDS Federal) has signed a definitive agreement with Brocade Communication Systems, Inc. (Brocade) to accept the transfer and control of certain Brocade US Federal cleared assets, comprised mainly of service maintenance contracts, the company said.

As part of the transaction, HDS Federal plans to expand its cleared employee capability with Brocade´s Federal cleared support professionals. The close of the transaction is expected to occur coincident with the close of Broadcom´s pending acquisition of Brocade. HDS Federal will gain the Brocade assets and contracts for cleared data center networking, campus/edge networking, and Storage Area Networking (SAN) service maintenance.

The agreement supports HDS Federal´s transformation strategy to broaden its portfolio of federal offerings to support complex intelligence and engineering solutions for its customers. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Hitachi Data Systems Federal, Inc., implements data and analytics solutions that meet the federal government´s needs today and tomorrow. Hitachi Data Systems Federal provides pathways to the cloud and converged IT systems through virtualization, storage and DCC to reduce IT complexity and increase the efficiency of the US government.

Hitachi Data Systems Federal is able to offer the best information and operation technology from across the Hitachi family to provide exceptional value to government agencies. Hitachi Data Systems Federal Corporation is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

Hitachi Data Systems, offers an integrated portfolio of services and solutions that enable digital transformation through enhanced data management, governance, mobility and analytics.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society´s challenges.