Mellanox Open Composable Networks leverages the design principles of hyperscale web and cloud service providers, and enable our customers to achieve web-scale total infrastructure efficiency. OCN platforms delivers: Best of breed end-to-end 25/50/100 Gb/s Open Ethernet networking portfolio available at both the chip and system level; Open, industry standard APIs for resource abstraction and orchestration; Simple yet powerful network management and control middleware
|Category||Data Center Switch (Leaf/Edge or Spine/Core)|
|Applicable Verticals||Cloud Service Providers, Communication Service Providers (Telcos), Financials, Government and Education and Healthcare|
|NG Data Center Networking Relevancy||
OCNs offers next-gen networking architecture that is open and can be constructed flexibly with basic components, while based on Network disaggregation into modular components, Open, and unified abstraction interface between these components.
Mellanox’s Open Composable Networks provides competitive, performance, and power value proposition for network and storage I/O processing capabilities that advanced data centers can utilize and enable IT managers to deliver significantly higher application service levels, while reducing CapEx and OpEx related to I/O infrastructures with deployment, manageability, performance tools and networking products for a myriad of software environments to fine tune solutions to customer requirements.
|Areas of Deployment||Inter-Datacenter and WAN|
|Orchestration Integration||OpenStack and VMware vCloud Suite, NEO|
|Orchestration Integration Details||
The Cumulus Linux and Spectrum solution supports integration with vSphere and OpenStack; through NEO, we also support integration with vSphere and OpenStack.
|Open Compute Project (OCP) Support||Yes|
|Supported OCP Initiatives||Data Center Facility, Networking and HPC|
|Linux Foundation (LF) Support||Yes|
|Supported Linux Foundation Initiatives||LFN (CORD, DPDK, FD.io, FRR, IOVisor, ONAP, ONOS, OpenDaylight, Open Security Controller, OpenSwitch, OPNFV, OVS, PNDA, SNAS.io)|
|Key Customers||Medallia, SysEleven, University of Cambridge, Baidu, Enter|
|Key Partners||Cumulus Networks, Nutanix, HPE, Dell, IBM|