ZENIC vDC controller is a carrier-class cluster controller product launched by ZTE. It focuses on SDN requirements of cloud Data Centers (DC) and is applied to private cloud, public cloud, NFVI and hybrid cloud. It integrates cloud management platform and network management platform, allows unified resource planning and deployment, quickly builds new virtualized data centers, and provides end-to-end DC SDN solutions.
|Category||Network Virtualization Product|
|Leading Verticals||Government & Education and Telecom|
|Areas of Deployment||Inter-Datacenter and Intra-Datacenter|
Hybrid overlay, software overlay & hardware overlay networking modes; All distributed routing architecture; Lightweight eastbound-westbound L4 firewall; Microsegmentation security protection; Compatible with the third-party hardware/software firewall
|End-Points Supported||Bare Metal Machines, Containers and Virtual Machines|
|Supported Hypervisors||ESXi and KVM|
Replace OpenvSwitch with ZTE DVS vSwitch, or repalce ovs-agent to integrate with standard OVS.
A vSwitch is deployed as a VM on top of ESXi, and an OpenStack Nova VMWare driver is provided to manage vCenter to deploy VM and connect to ZTE vSwitch.
|Orchestration Integration Details||
Neutron compatible virtual L2/L3 network, NAT, security groups, QoS and TAPaaS APIs
DCI orchestration API
Topology, device, tunnel, port, link, port+vlan, QinQ configuration APIs
Host, routing, ACL policy configuration API
|Southbound Protocols||Netconf, OpenFlow, OVSDB and Vendor-specific RESTful API|
Provide Neutron ML2 Driver/L3 Agent to integrate with openstack.