CORD (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter) combines NFV, SDN, and the elasticity of commodity clouds to bring datacenter economics and cloud agility to the telco central office.
Virtual Edge Solution Details
|Solution Demand||Cloud Service Providers and Telecom|
CORD combines SDN, NFV and cloud with commodity infrastructure and open software to bring in data center economies of scale and cloud-like agility to service providers. The CORD solution spans the Telco Central Office, including Gigabit-capable Passive Optical Networks (GPON) and G.fast as well as home/enterprise customer premises equipment (CPE).
|Form Factor||Hardware appliance (COTS) and Software (including installable SW package/Virtual SW appliance/VNF in NFV deployments)|
|Primarily Sells to||Communications Service Providers|
|Layers of the OSI Directly Controlled||L2 connectivity, L3 connectivity and L4-7 traffic – for optimization, security etc|
|Current Production Deployments||Yes|
AT&T is currently proceeding with a field trial: http://opencord.org/news/
|Licensing and Pricing||
CORD is distributed freely under Apahce, Eclipse and other licensing schemes.
|More Licensing/Pricing Information||https://wiki.onosproject.org/dosearchsite.action?queryString=license|
Company Contact Information
|Name||Open Networking Lab (ON.LAB)|
|Organization Size||1 - 100|
|Address, Line 1||1000 El Camino Real, Suite 100|