SINGAPORE, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Flextronics (Nasdaq: FLEX) today announced that it will expand its range of infrastructure capabilities to include services for data center I/O connectivity products through a new customer relationship with Emulex, the leader in converged networking solutions for the data center. Flextronics will provide Emulex with vertically integrated offerings, such as manufacturing, and configure to order (CTO) services, primarily from Flextronics' Zhuhai, China location. Flextronics will also provide worldwide logistics support for Emulex.
"Flextronics now plays a central role in our manufacturing strategy, supporting our international market growth and improving our time-to-market, while maintaining the level of quality that our customers expect," said Terry Meehan, vice president of supply chain management, Emulex. "We conducted a thorough evaluation of the top electronic manufacturing services companies, and found Flextronics to be a leader on many levels, but specifically with regard to its broad global reach and scale."
"By establishing a long term relationship with Emulex, Flextronics is able to expand into the data center I/O connectivity market and grow our services in this space," said Michael Clarke, president of Flextronics Infrastructure. "Emulex is one of the most dynamic companies in the converged networking solutions industry, offering a wide portfolio of I/O connectivity solutions, including host bus adapters, converged network adapters, network interface cards and embedded bridges, switches and routers, and we are delighted to have them as a new customer."
Headquartered in Singapore (Singapore Reg. No. 199002645H), Flextronics is a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider focused on delivering complete design, engineering and manufacturing services to automotive, computing, consumer, industrial, infrastructure, medical and mobile OEMs. Flextronics helps customers design, build, ship, and service electronics products through a network of facilities in 30 countries on four continents. This global presence provides design and engineering solutions that are combined with core electronics manufacturing and logistics services, and vertically integrated with components technologies, to optimize customer operations by lowering costs and reducing time to market. For more information, please visit www.flextronics.com.