Nokia and Sanmina Collaborate for the Delivery of Data Center Solutions

SAN JOSE, Calif. – February 22, 2016 – Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq:SANM), a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company, today announces its collaboration with Nokia for delivering a broad range of data center solutions that enable operators to harness the cloud. Sanmina will be a key delivery partner for Nokia’s recently announced Data Center Services.

This strategic collaboration between Nokia and Sanmina will focus on the delivery of cost effective and scalable, multivendor cloud infrastructure solutions. Leveraging Sanmina’s experience with IT infrastructure, hardware integration and global fulfilment for the telecommunications and cloud computing markets, Nokia will be able to rapidly deliver custom infrastructure solutions to improve operator time to market.

Sanmina will provide extensive services from worldwide delivery support to managing complex, multivendor supply chains. Sanmina’s global footprint, ability to scale, and experience in staging and testing services partnered with Nokia’s culture of innovation, technology, and thought leadership will allow customers to take delivery of industrialized, integrated, turn-key, state of the art data center solutions quickly, globally.

“Nokia’s Data Center Services coupled with rapid delivery of validated and tested data center solutions tailored to each operator’s requirements will be critical for our customer’s success in launching services quickly and efficiently. Sanmina’s deep global supply chain and assembly expertise with complex, multivendor solutions will ensure seamless transition from design to delivery,” said Deepak Harie, vice president of Systems Integration at Nokia.

“Sanmina is a proud, longstanding partner for Nokia and we are pleased Nokia is looking to us to help them achieve their vision of delivering data center services to help operators navigate the cloud through our Embedded, Connected and Cloud Solutions business”, said Chuck Kostalnick, executive vice president and chief business officer at Sanmina.

Beyond the delivery of data centers, Nokia and Sanmina will be working closely together to further expand the partnership to bring more value to Nokia’s customers.

About Nokia
Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. Powered by the innovation of Bell Labs and Nokia Technologies, the company is at the forefront of creating and licensing the technologies that are increasingly at the heart of our connected lives.

With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things.

About Sanmina Corporation
Sanmina Corporation is a leading integrated manufacturing solutions provider serving the fastest-growing segments of the global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) market. Recognized as a technology leader, Sanmina provides engineering and end-to-end manufacturing solutions to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) primarily in the communications networks, defense and aerospace, industrial and semiconductor systems, medical, multimedia, computing and storage, automotive and clean technology sectors. More information regarding the company is available at

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