Alcatel-Lucent to open Bell Labs cloud unit in Israel

Monday 2 June 2014 | 11:21 CET | News
Alcatel-Lucent is opening a Bell Labs branch in Kfar Saba, Israel, where it has its CloudBand network virtualisation division, Les Echos reports. It will be Bell Labs' ninth R&D centre of this type, and the first since a relaunch initiative was announced for Bell Labs. Former Bell Labs worker and Technion University researcher Danny Raz will lead the new unit. Synergies will be sought with CloudBand, formed with a EUR 40 million investment last autumn. Samsung and Broadcom have also announced R&D labs in Israel. Separately, ZDNet reported that the announcement was made at a recent conference

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Countries: Israel
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