Lenovo has announced it is teaming up with Cisco to develop new solutions that will advance generative AI and other workplace productivity capabilities. 

According to the companies, this partnership will result in several solutions spanning the areas of digital workspace management, cloud networking, hybrid AI infrastructure services, and Lenovo managed services. 

By integrating the Cisco Nexus networking solution with Lenovo’s edge-to-cloud computing systems they will deliver a networking solution that is optimized for Lenovo’s infrastructure solutions, the companies explained.

They will also integrate new features into the Lenovo Digital Workplace Solution that will improve user experience and security, as well as develop new generative AI solutions 

“This new partnership is a testament to our commitment to delivering purpose-built, industry-leading solutions, all designed to simplify the path to AI innovation and digital transformation,” said Kirk Skaugen, executive vice president of Lenovo and president of Lenovo’s Infrastructure Solutions Group. “Our combined leadership in advanced networking and end-to-end server and data management infrastructure will deliver fully integrated, co-engineered solutions that seamlessly connect, protect and analyze data to propel AI-powered innovation for our customers from the edge to the cloud.”

Jonathan Davidson, executive vice president and general manager of Cisco Networking, added: “The integrated solutions from Lenovo and Cisco will streamline operational deployment and significantly enhance business outcomes for our shared customers, as well as provide tremendous opportunities for our joint partners.”