Nexedi has successfully deployed its Rapid.Space public cloud infrastructure in China in partnership with state-owned big data company. For the first time, price of Cloud in China has become as low as in Europe. A 256 GB RAM dedicated VM with 40 Xeon virtual cores, 4 TB SSD and 10 Gbps network is marketed 1888 RMB per month. This 5 to 20 times less than the average market price in China.


Headquartered in France, Nexedi is an innovative Enterprise solution provider focused on delivering open source software and hardware to solve complex business applications issues (such as ERP, CRM and cloud operation) in a very short time and with maximum flexibility. Customers include Airbus, Kyorin, Mitsubishi Motors, PSA, Teralab and SANEF amongst many others.


Afredo Chao, Co-Lead of OCP Taiwan and Special Assistant to the President Office of MiTAC Computing Technology  Corp. OCP, stated “We are very happy to help the first deployment of OCP in China with Rapid.Space. OCP Tioga Pass are now deployed in a datacenter of China Telecom thanks to MiTAC’s ESA Kit adapter which helps to retrofit existing 19-inch rack datacenter with the latest OCP products.”



George Tchaparian as well co-lead of OCP Taiwan, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Edgecore Networks, adds “Edgecore open networking meet a wide range of datacenter requirements a wide choice of compatible networking operating systems (NOS). Edgecore can support companies such as Rapid.Space which is exclusively based on open-source software.”


Thomas Gambier, Head of operations of Rapid.Space at Nexedi, stated: “we see a great future for OCP in China thanks to companies such as MiTAC and OCP that quickly adapt to the specific requirements of China’s market. Nexedi is grateful for the constant support received from both MiTAC and Edgecore”.

Jean-Paul Smets, CEO of Nexedi, concludes: “High performance, low-cost cloud is essential for the economic success of big data and artificial intelligence. Thanks to Rapid.Space, foreign companies that operate in China as well as Chinese companies that operate worldwide can benefit from a public cloud infrastructure which does not capture all the profits of digital transformation.”



About Nexedi - www.nexedi.com 

Nexedi is the largest publisher of Open Source / Free Software in Europe with 15 million lines of original source code. Nexedi enterprise software portfolio covers business applications (ERP5), edge cloud computing (SlapOS), big data (Wendelin), distributed transactional NoSQL database (NEO), HTML5 productivity (OfficeJS), progressive offline web applications (RenderJS, JIO), software-defined resilient networking (re6st), devops (Webrunner) and multimedia conversion (cloudooo). With a presence in Europe, Asia and the Americas, Nexedi addresses a wide range of industries ranging from aerospace, automotive, banking, telecommunication, healthcare to government sectors. 

The Free Software nature of Nexedi solutions eliminates licensing costs and provides full freedom to update or customise the system as business requirements change and allows corporations to capitalise on their know-how without vendor lock-in. Nexedi provides 24/7 support to corporations and governments wishing to migrate their mission-critical applications to Free Software solutions.


About MiTAC Computing Technology Corp. - www.mitacmct.com

MCT is currently an OCP Platinum member and OCP Solution Provider

MiTAC Computing Technology Corp. (MiTAC), a wholly owned subsidiary of MiTAC Holdings Corp. (TWSE: 3706), is focused on cloud computing solutions and services. MiTAC has design and manufacturing experience in enterprise servers, storage systems, embedded products and industrial computers. With more than 20 years in the industry, MiTAC has a well proven track record in hyper scale data center deployments. Combined with a 30 year history of TYAN server customization capacity, comprehensive relationships with channel and system integration service providers, MiTAC is now providing customers with deliverables featuring flexibility and customization while remaining aligned with different systems and application types. MiTAC’s cloud computing solutions cover the entire spectrum, from rack and tower systems, high-performance and GPU-accelerated computing, cloud computing servers, storage systems, blade servers, and workstations, to complete systems and cabinets aimed at offering customers and markets the best TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) for public, private and hybrid cloud equipment for the next generation. MiTAC also offers smart client solutions covering panel PC, BOX PC, mobile POS, and industrial mainboards to offer brand owners and system integrators with specialty solutions featuring better integration and competitiveness. 


About Edgecore Networks - www.edge-core.com 

Edgecore Networks Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Accton Technology Corporation, the leading network ODM. Edgecore Networks delivers wired and wireless networking products and solutions through channel partners and system integrators worldwide for data center, service provider, enterprise and SMB customers. Edgecore Networks is the leader in open networking, providing a full line of open Wi-Fi access points, packet transponders, virtual PON OLTs, and 1G, 10G, 25G, 40G, and 100G OCP-ACCEPTEDTM switches that offer choice of commercial and open source NOS and SDN software.