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||SDN Controller/Network Virtualization Solution|
|Applicable Verticals||Cloud Service Providers, Communication Service Providers (Telcos), Financials, Government and Education, Healthcare and Retail|
|NG Data Center Networking Relevancy||
ZENIC vDC controller supports separated modules and interfaces, and it enables more flexible self-defined service combinations. It can be fully compatible with third-party components, such as native open-source/RedHat/CMCC Openstack.
Most highly available and scalable ZENIC vDC controller can scale out to 128 nodes. Built-in bulti-datacenter capabilities, including data center interconnection and distributed cloud solution. Support fully distributed routing architecture. Support OpenStack KVM, VMware vSphere, baremetal server and container workload. Varoius NFVI network enhancement to guarentee the carrier-grade reliability and performance. Fully open and programmable architecture, open south-bound and north-bound API.
|Areas of Deployment||Inter-Datacenter and Intra-Datacenter|
|Orchestration Integration||Kubernetes and OpenStack|
|Orchestration Integration Details||
ZENIC provides open northbound API to any upper App only if it can invoke the API. Now, ZENIC has integrated with TECS/OpenStack, Redhat OpenStack, ZTE OSS/EMS (UME) and ZTE SDN-O.
|Open Compute Project (OCP) Support||No|
|Linux Foundation (LF) Support||Yes|
|Supported Linux Foundation Initiatives||Cloud Foundry and LFN (CORD, DPDK, FD.io, FRR, IOVisor, ONAP, ONOS, OpenDaylight, Open Security Controller, OpenSwitch, OPNFV, OVS, PNDA, SNAS.io)|
|Key Customers||China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, VEON, and Zhuhai Smart City.|
|Key Partners||Redhat, Hillstone, Fortinet, A10 and Citrix.|