Ciena’s 3926m Service Delivery Switch is a compact, smart CPE platform that delivers Ethernet service capability with ultimate flexibility for modular network functions that eliminate unnecessary costs and add service agility. It is a carrier-grade VNF host based on the Service-Aware Operating System (SAOS) used in all of Ciena’s packet switches, providing operational efficiency and consistent system attributes. SAOS delivers benefits across all Ethernet access and aggregation applications.
|Category||NFVI Other Hardware Platforms|
|Relevancy to NFVI/VIM||
The 3926m is a modular VNF host that facilitates large-scale NFV infrastructure.
The device allows the creation of value-added business or mobile backhaul services that combine connectivity with in-demand Virtual Network Functions (VNFs), as well as support for legacy TDM services. The 3926m can address today’s most challenging network scenarios, providing flexibility and future-proof attributes that de-risk business decisions while allowing for fast time to market.
|Top Use Cases||
|Linux Container Integration||
A fully open platform, the 3926m is capable of hosting either Ciena or third-party Linux-based software.
|Industry Standards Participation||ETSI NFV ISG, Linux Foundation (LFN, OPNFV, etc.), Open Compute Project (OCP) and Telecom Infrastructure Project (TIP)|
|Linux Foundation Projects Supported||LFN (CORD, DPDK, FD.io, FRR, IOVisor, ONAP, ONOS, OpenDaylight, Open Security Controller, OpenSwitch, OPNFV, OVS, PNDA, SNAS.io)|
|Key Customers||Not publicly available.|