It’s challenging to understand the differences between SDN controller vendors and how to perform a SDN controller comparison. Here in Part 1, we’ll compare SDN controller vendors, in part 2, we’ll compare open source SDN controllers. To start, a SDN Controller in a software-defined network (SDN) is the “brains” of the network. It is the strategic control point in the SDN network, relaying information to the switches/routers ‘below’ (via southbound APIs) and the applications and business logic ‘above’ (via northbound APIs).
The SDN Controller platform typically contains a collection of “pluggable” modules that can perform different network tasks. Some of the basic tasks include inventorying what devices are within the network and the capabilities of each and gathering network statistics. Extensions can be inserted that enhance the functionality and support more advanced capabilities, such as running algorithms to perform analytics and orchestrating new rules throughout the network. Different SDN Controller Vendors such as Brocade, Cisco, HPE, Juniper, NEC,and Nuage off we range of proprietary and open sourced based SDN Controllers
Commercial SDN Controller Vendors and SDN Controller Comparison
- 4G LTE
The Cradlepoint Difference Expertise in 4G LTE for the Enterprise: leads the wireless WAN market with 4G LTE solutions that support the most critical enterprise connectivity requirements. Over 1.4 million deployments worldwide. Software-Defined Networks: create, deploy and manage instant overlay networks that securely connect mobile workforces, devices, VMs, and servers...
- 6WINDGate Packet Processing Software
The 6WINDGate software accelerates the performance of physical and virtual network functions.
- Active Resource Controller
The Active Resource Controller (ARC) is a subscriber, service and application aware SDN controller for the broadband service edge, specifically designed to enable broadband providers to rapidly create and deploy personalized services that can be dynamically controlled based on real-time telemetry data.
- ADARA Horizon Series
The ADARA Networks Horizon Series Software Defined Networking Platform (SDN) is an open standards-based platform product that dynamically creates and delivers Cloud Computing, and other implementations of Software Defined Networking.
- ADI Engineering Gigabit SDN Quickstart Development Kit
GSDK is a ready-to-run entry-level quick start OpenFlow 1.3 development kit that enables OEMs to immediately evaluate, develop and deploy entirely new classes of gigabit and Wi-Fi SDN/OpenFlow products in cost-sensitive applications such as embedded,
- ADVA FSP 3000
Our FSP 3000 is a scalable optical transport solution designed to respond to today’s exploding bandwidth demands.
- Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud
The Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud™ is a flexible, scalable, carrier-class virtualized software architecture that provides multiple industry leading innovations, including the Affirmed Open Workflow™. The Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud™ operates on
Akanda is an open source network virtualization platform for OpenStack clouds.
- Allot Virtual Traffic Detection Function (vTDF)
Broadband carriers and service providers look to Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) to lower costs and increase revenue from the network services they offer. Our virtual TDF (vTDF) solution, carrier deployment know-how, and evolutionary approach to NFV advance them toward these goals. - See more at: http://www.allot.com/technology/pceftdf/#sthash.Y96kMBi9.dpuf
- Anuta Network nCloudX
Anuta Networks nCloudX simplifies and automates the complete lifecycle of network services in complex, heterogeneous networks across multi-vendor and multi-device in service provider deployments
- Anuta Network NCX
NCX Enterprise is a leading software solution designed to deliver SDN benefits for medium to large enterprise campus, branch, retail, and data center networks by leveraging both physical and virtual devices across multi-vendor network infrastructures.
- Argela SDN Suite
ARGELA SDN Suite is a scalable and centrally controlled software defined networking solution developed for telecommunication networks.
- Argela YakamOS
YakamOS is a highly-scalable SDN Controller. It is customized for telecom networks, and offers real-time network control and global programmability.
- Arista EOS
Arista Extensible Operating System (EOS) is a fully programmable and highly modular, Linux-based network operation system, using familiar industry standard CLI and runs a single binary software image across the Arista switching family.
- Arista Extensible Modular Operating System
Arista EOS provides extremely robust and reliable data center communication services while delivering security, stability, openness, modularity and extensibility.
- Arista’s CloudVision Platform
Arista CloudVision is a network-wide approach for workload orchestration and workflow automation as a turnkey solution for cloud networking.
- Arista Software-Defined Cloud Networking
Arista Software Defined Cloud Networking (SDCN), combines the SDN and NFV principles that have made cloud computing the unstoppable force that it is: automation, self service provisioning, and linear scaling of both performance and economics coupled with the
- Avaya SDN Fx™ Architecture
Avaya’s open software-defined networking (SDN) architecture helps companies create the agile networks required by today’s dynamic applications. The Avaya SDN Fx architecture delivers “connect anything, anywhere” simplicity, shaving weeks in provisioning time by allowing devices and users at the network edge to be added easily to the network.
- B4N Controller
B4N Controller is a high-performance OpenFlow-based SDN controller that provides comprehensive solution for creation of unified network fabric comprised from physical and virtual network elements in Metro Ethernet and Data Center netrworks
- B4N vCPE
B4N vCPE is an end-to-end solution for communications service providers that helps them to extend product offerings portfolio built around Carrier Ethernet (CE) services with value-added virtual network services. The solution based on Brain4Net’s primary product – B4N Service Platform.
Linux for data center networks
- Big Cloud Fabric controller
Big Cloud Fabric Controller Cluster — a centralized and hierarchically implemented SDN controller implemented as a cluster of virtual machines or hardware appliances for high availability (HA)
- Big Switch Switch Light
Switch Light™ is a Linux-based, thin switching software solution, providing consistent data plane programming abstractions across merchant silicon-based physical switches (white-box or brite-box) and hypervisor vSwitches.
- Blue Planet SDN/NFV Orchestration Platform
Blue Planet is a programmable SDN/NFV orchestration platform that simplifies the creation, automation and delivery of services from end-to-end across physical and virtual domains. In doing so, it allows network operators to transform and expand their businesses by accelerating service agility and reducing operational costs.
- Broadcom FASTPATH Networking Software
FASTPATH® production-ready networking software helps manufacturers achieve record-setting time-to-market performance for introducing new Ethernet products.
- Brocade SDN Controller
Brocade SDN Controller\'s a quality-assured edition of the OpenDaylight controller, the industry’s leading open source SDN controller. Brocade provides tools and services to quickly implement software-defined networks and completely open platform for application developers, with the backing of an established technology provider and its leaders within the OpenDaylight developer community.
- Brocade Vyatta Network OS
Brocade Vyatta Network OS is built upon industry and open standards, powers the Brocade vRouter and has been deployed in hundreds of data centers/environments. Built for performance, footprint efficiency and native VNF hosting, it's the optimal NFVI choice for customers looking for an Open, Innovative and Flexible approach to NFV.
- CALIENT Software Defined Hybrid Packet-Optical Datacenter Network
Hybrid software defined data center networks consisting of both packet and optical circuit switching (OCS) elements offer the flexibility to offload highly persistent traffic flows to a low cost ultra-high performance optical network. This frees up the L2/3 packet network to efficiently handle the low-latency requirements of more bursty traffic flows.
- Calsoft Labs Virtual WLAN Controller
Virtual WLAN (vWLAN) Controllers helps large enterprises address scalability challenges, ease BYOD administration, and implement enhanced security, IDS, content filtering and application-aware QoS policies.
CanalOS is the SD WAN network operating system. It will empower the operators/DCI provider to deliver virtual leased line to the end users.
- Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter
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.
Chef turns infrastructure into code. With Chef, you can automate how you build, deploy, and manage your infrastructure. Your infrastructure becomes as versionable, testable, and repeatable as application code.
- Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC)
The Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (Cisco APIC) is the unifying point of automation and management for the Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fabric.
- Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) Enterprise Module
Simplify Network Configuration and Provisioning The Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) enables Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) through the Cisco ONE Platform. We are extending Cisco APIC from the data center to the
- Cisco Extensible Network Controller (XNC)
Cisco Extensible Network Controller (XNC) provides greater automation and orchestration of the network fabric making it more open, programmable, and application aware through dynamic application-focused configuration of the network and services.
- Cisco InterCloud Fabric
Cisco InterCloud Fabric helps customers build secure hybrid clouds and extend their existing data center to public clouds as needed and on demand, ultimately lowering costs and speeding up delivery or resources.
- Cisco NFV Infrastructure
Deploy a Carrier-Class NFV Infrastructure Your network needs to scale on demand, respond to varied and unpredictable traffic models, and enable you to introduce services faster. With Cisco NFV Infrastructure, you can: - Maintain high availability of services - Deploy new services faster - Reduce total cost of ownership by...
- Cisco NX-OS
Cisco ® NX-OS Software is a data center-class operating system built with modularity, resiliency, and serviceability at its foundation. Based on the industry-proven Cisco MDS 9000 SAN-OS Software, Cisco NX-OS helps ensure continuous availability and sets the standard for mission-critical data center environments.
- Cisco ONE Software Suites
Beginning in 2015, Cisco will offer Cisco ONE Software Suites, a new way for customers to purchase infrastructure software. Cisco ONE Software Suites offer a simplified purchasing model, centered on common customer scenarios in the data center, wide area network, and local access networks.
- Cisco Open SDN Controller (OSC)
The Cisco Open SDN Controller is a commercial distribution of OpenDaylight that delivers business agility through automation of standards-based network infrastructure. It abstracts away the complexity of managing heterogeneous network environments to improve service delivery and reduce operating costs.
- Cisco Ultra Services Platform
Reach for Today's Opportunities and Plan for Tomorrow Our new software-defined mobility (SDM) framework is a transformational game-changer for mobile network operators (MNOs). At the center of our SDM is the Cisco Ultra Services Platform. It can enable MNOs to get new services to market faster, reduce costs, and achieve...
- Cisco Virtual Application Cloud Segmentation (VACS) Services
Rapidly Provision Private Cloud Deployments Data centers are being virtualized rapidly to offer compute, storage, and network as infrastructure-as-a-service (IAAS) offerings in private cloud environments. Cisco Virtual Application Cloud Segmentation (VACS) Services delivers much needed agility to data center and cloud deployments. It rapidly provisions virtual networking and services in...
- Cisco Virtualized Packet Core (VPC)
As the industry's most complete, fully virtualized evolved packet core, the new Cisco Virtualized Packet Core (VPC) solution redefines the paradigm of agility for service providers. It can enable them to capture untapped revenue opportunities, particularly with the proliferation of Internet of Everything (IoE) and machine-to-machine (M2M) connections.
- Cisco Virtual Topology System
The Cisco Virtual Topology System is a standards-based, open software-overlay management and provisioning system. It automates data center network fabric provisioning for virtual and physical infrastructure. The system offers a rich set of automation and programmability capabilities across the entire Cisco Nexus switching portfolio to enhance the deployment of cloud-based services.
- Cisco Wan Automation Engine
The Cisco WAN Automation Engine is a powerful, flexible software-defined networking (SDN) platform. It abstracts and simplifies your WAN environment while making it fully open and programmable. You can deploy and optimize innovative new services, such as global load balancing, bandwidth calendaring, bandwidth on demand, and premium network routing.
- ClearPath Networks VSP Platform
ClearPath Networks\' VSP orchestrates the dynamic and seamless insertion of network centric Layer 3-7 WAN service functions ranging from network monitoring, management & security services as well as local infrastructure services
Nokia CloudBand (formerly by Alcate-Lucent) helps communications service providers deliver a better class of cloud services.
- Cloud-first SD-WAN Service
Bigleaf Cloud-first SD-WAN is the next generation of Internet optimization. We connect you through our plug-and-play router, to gateway clusters in our proprietary network backbone, providing end-to-end visibility and control. Our technology ensures that your business-critical applications are prioritized and that traffic is routed over the best connection in real-time.
- CloudGenix ION
The CloudGenix ION solution is designed to provide secure, lightweight SD-WAN branch connectivity to cloud hosted applications (SAAS and IAAS) as well as traditional applications.
- CloudMetro 100
CloudMetro 100 – the first 10GE platform for virtualized IT services at the network edge.
CloudMetro 100 is the latest product in Telco Systems’ SDN and D-NFV Open Metro Edge (OME) solution, offering a carrier-grade platform that enables service providers to transform their networks from mere transport to full IT-enabled networks – highly orchestrated, agile and virtualized.
CloudMetro 100 supports D-NFV, enabling telecom network operators to run Telco Systems' TelcoApps virtualized network functions (VNFs) to provide multi-services in addition to connectivity services.
- CloudSmartz FiberSuite Solution
Our CloudSmartz FiberSuite solution is a fully integrated end-to-end OSS / BSS solution that provides support your network, order provisioning, trouble ticket management, scheduled maintenance and pricing portal for fiber network providers worldwide.
- Cohesive Networks VNS3 Network Appliance (Firewall/Router/VPN)
VNS3 is an overlay software defined networking product that allow you to control addressing, topology, protocols and encrypted communications in any 3rd party controlled cloud.
- Cohesive Networks VNS3:turret Application Security Controller
VNS3:turret Application Security Controllers are deployed as an encrypted, clustered software-only virtual instances that create a micro-perimeter to secure your mission critical business systems in public/private cloud.
- Connectem VCM
Connectem has created its virtualized packet core technology (VCM) to address these problems in packet core networking. Connectem’s VCM leverages years of innovation and investment from computing and data networking entities such as Intel, IBM,
- Contextream ContexNet
ContexNet is a carrier-grade distributed software-defined-networking fabric that leverages proven virtualization and grid computing technologies. It runs on standard, off-the-shelf computing platforms. It enables network operators to create a service
- CoreOS Enterprise Registry
Much like GitHub Enterprise, CoreOS Enterprise Registry is a complete application to manage container builds, teams and permissions.
- CoreOS Managed Linux
CoreOS is an open-source lightweight operating system based on the Linux kernel and designed for providing infrastructure to clustered deployments, while focusing on automation, ease of applications deployment, security, reliability and scalability. As an operating system, CoreOS provides only the minimal functionality required for deploying applications inside software containers, together with built-in mechanisms for service discovery and configuration sharing.
- Coriant Transcend™ SDN Solution
The Coriant Transcend™ SDN Solution unleashes the rich capabilities of SDN and NFV by delivering a truly multi-layer (L0-L4) programmable and open application environment for maximum value in a new networked world – lower OpEx/CapEx, new revenue sources, and service differentiation.
- CPLANE NETWORKS Multi-Site Manager
CPLANE NETWORKS Multi-Site Manager orchestrates private and hybrid OpenStack clouds that span multiple geographic locations. MSM seamlessly integrates with northbound service orchestration platforms to deploy OpenStack compute, storage and networking across multiple sites, with integrated gateway connectivity between sites.
- CPLANE NETWORKS SDN Service Orchestration Platform
The CPLANE NETWORKS SDN Service Orchestration Platform delivers private and hybrid OpenStack cloud orchestration, including integrated gateway services, edge services provisioning, and automated WAN configuration and service orchestration. The Platform provides open API integration with northbound OSS/BSS systems to deliver end-to-end distributed cloud orchestration across multiple sites and domains.
- CPX Appliances for Managed WAN as a Service Solutions
The Premier Platform for Delivering Customized WAN Solutions
- Criterion SDCloud Platform
Criterion SDCloud platform delivers on-demand custom SDN/NFV solution pods in the cloud for an accelerated, multi-vendor SDN/NFV deployment.
- Cumulus Linux
Cumulus Linux is a software distribution that runs on top of industry standard networking hardware. It enables the latest Linux applications and automation tools on networking gear while delivering new levels of innovation and ﬂexibility to the data
- Cumulus Rack Management Platform (RMP)
Cumulus® RMP™ (Rack Management Platform) is a network operating system solution which enables the Out-Of-Band management use cases. It provides an open platform for customers and system integrators to use as is or build rack management applications on top.
- Dell Network Functions Virtualization
Dell's NFV solutions provide a 100 percent open, fully converged platform for end-customer service providers, third-party vendors, integrators and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partners to help you create and launch your own NFV-based services.
- Dell Networking OS10
Dell Networking OS10 combines the best of Linux, open computing and networking to advance open networking disaggregation.
- Distrix Connect
Distrix Connect software provides simple, secure and scalable access to distributed systems with the creation of high-availability optimized networks.
- EMC Provider Cloud System (PCS)
The EMC Provider Cloud System (PCS) is a software-defined Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) reference architecture designed to enable communications service providers’ (CSPs’) to deliver distributed, multi-service, carrier-grade cloud solutions quickly and economically.
- Ericsson Cloud Execution Environment
Ericsson Cloud Execution Environment is the virtualization, control and management layer in Ericsson
- Ericsson Cloud VPN
Ericsson Cloud VPN solution delivers managed VPN and IP value added services for residential, SMB’s and 2nd tier Enterprise offices. It is a fully virtualized, automated and open solution which can be consumed as turnkey service or customized and adapted to specific CPE and service functions. Cloud VPN leverage operator residential network assets to avoid expensive re-engineering and to leverage mass market CPE cost point.
Ericsson Cloud VPN Key Capabilities include Service orchestration and management, Integration with operator mobile access & IP/MPLS VPN, and Agile and open SDN driven service delivery in the Cloud.
- Ericsson SDN Controller
Ericsson’s SDN controller is a commercial (hardened) version of open source OpenDaylight (ODL) SDN controller. Domain specific control applications that use the SDN controller as platform form the basis of the three commercial products in our SDN controller portfolio
- Ericsson Services SDN
Services SDN is a product offering that binds SDN control capabilities with Policy Control to offer dynamic flow steering capabilities in managing connectivity for applications. Binds SDN control capabilities with Policy Control to drive end-user service personalization in network connectivity.
- ETX-2i vCPE Platform
RAD's flexible ETX-2i vCPE product line now includes the Whitebox+, a server-based white box vCPE that is license-upgradable for PNFs such as routing, service demarcation and performance monitoring. This scalable solution allows operators to spin-up a myriad of virtual managed services, from security to routing, SD-WAN, and IT services.
- Extreme Networks OneController
OneController leverages the OpenDaylight framework to provide an open and standards-based SDN Controller providing simple, fast, and smart automation and orchestration for your network. It forms the basis of Extreme Networks’ evolutionary SDN Platform for innovation which allows you to choose best-of breed products and solutions.
- Extreme Networks OneFabric Connect
The OneFabric Connect SDN Solution consists of OneFabric Control Center Advanced and the OneFabric Connect API, which seamlessly interfaces with Data Center Manager, Mobile IAM, as well as a wide variety of partner and user-defined applications.
- Extreme Networks Slalom
Extreme Networks, Inc. today announced that it is extending its Open Fabric architecture and vision for Software Defined Networking (SDN) with a commitment to the new Reference Design architecture for SDN switches. Extreme will later
- Extreme NetworkXOS Network Operating System
ExtremeXOS® is designed from the ground up to provide the high performance and capabilities needed for everything from large cloud and data center applications, service providers, to intelligent, converged enterprise edge networks.
- F5 Virtual Network Functions (VNFs)
F5 offers a broad portfolio of products and solutions that allow maximum flexibility as you deploy and virtualize your network. F5 VNFs are interoperable with leading management and orchestration systems—providing a complete NFV ecosystem. You’ll have a flexible, agile, and scalable network that helps you deliver services faster to market, improve network efficiency, and reduce CapEx and OpEx.
- FatPipe SD-WAN
FatPipe SD-WAN allows organizations to create hybrid, software-defined WANs to ensure the orginazations maximize their WAN's performance. It is built on FatPipe's 7 principles of WAN performance: Connectivity, Security, Application Portability, Application Path Optimization, WAN Aware QoS, Application Protocol Optimization, and Data Caching & Compression.
flexSDN is similar to Cisco OpFlex, but OpenFlow is used for southbound API
- FSP 150 ProVM
FSP 150 ProVM is a family of VNF edge devices addressing a wide range of performance and assurance requirements. The ProVMe augments proven network demarcation technology with the latest, high-performance server Technology. ProVMi delivers a pure-play server solution for co-hosting of VNFs with software-based demarcation applications such as Ensemble Connector.
- GENBAND VNF Manager (VFM) for the NFV Cloud
The GENBAND VNF Manager (VFM) provides a common platform for the lifecycle management of all GENBAND VNF products, based on the ETSI NFV Reference Architecture. VFM enables the network operator to create and deploy GENBAND VNFs (SBC, ACS, AMS, Session Controllers etc.) - all from the same management interface.
- HPE Carrier SDN
HPE Carrier SDN controller offers CSPs an open, highly scalable solution to operationalize NFV use cases by ensuring the network that connects various components of a NFV application are programmable and responsive in real time to changing application/consumer requirements and complements the agility & elasticity of cloud based VNFs.
- HPE Distributed Cloud Networking (DCN)
HP Distributed Cloud Networking enables service providers and large organizations to manage a distributed, multi data center environment in a simple, open and agile way using Software-defined Networking and network virtualization.
- HPE vCPE Solution
HPE vCPE solution is an end-to-end solution based on open and modular framework that supports: VNFs from in-house or 3rd parties via HPE OpenNFV program; Flexible deployment models – centralized, de-centralized, hybrid; residential and enterprise; vCPE and SD-WAN; End to end service orchestration with Dynamic Service Description (DSD) models.
- HP NFV Systems
The HP NFV Systems family of solutions provide a complete foundation for communications service providers (CSPs) to host network functions in an NFV environment.
- HP Virtual Application Networks (VAN) SDN Controller
HP Virtual Application Networks (VAN) SDN Controller Software provides a unified control point in an OpenFlow-enabled network, simplifying management, provisioning, and orchestration. This enables delivery of a new generation of application-based
- Huawei Agile Controller
On-demand network resource allocation, configuration, and optimization， Agile Controller is the first controller that provides unified control in LAN, WAN, DCN, IoT scenarios. It centrally schedules network resources and implements end-to-end, automated, on-demand network deployment for cloud interconnection, cloud access, and cloud aggregation, enabling services to be deployed in minutes.
- IBM Network Operating System
The IBM Networking Operating System (IBM Networking OS) is a data center-class network operating system progressively developed over the past decade to deliver highly reliable, high-performance Ethernet and converged switching and interoperability
- IBM Programmable Network Controller
Enterprises, trading centers and network operators are looking for ways to simplify, streamline and virtualize their data centers. Software Defined Networking (SDN) with OpenFlow is emerging as a compelling way to build fast, agile and intelligent
- IBM SDN for Virtual Environment - OpenFlow Edition
Data centers are gravitating toward a new environment; one that is software defined. A Software Defined Environment (SDE) optimizes the entire computing infrastructure—compute, storage and network resources—so it can adapt to the type of work
- IBM SDN for Virtual Environments - KVM and VMware Edition
Data center networks today need to be agile and responsive while supporting a huge growth in data, the number of devices attaching to their network, and the mobility of an increasing number of users. Advances in virtualization are moving toward a
- IBM Virtual Fabric
Welcome Virtual Fabric from IBM, which provides fast, flexible and reliable I/O solutions that fit into your existing data center and offers you a new way to overcome these challenges. This new and innovative solution based on Emulex adapters and
- IBM VMready
Current networking switches are not aware of virtual machines (VM) and this can lead to incorrect network configurations that can expose virtual machines to service outages or security breaches, and prevent virtualization from reaching its full
- Inocybe Open Networking Platform
Inocybe offers a commercially supported platform that allows users to create their own set of OpenDaylight solutions, derived from recipe-based use cases, building upon our vast experience with customer deployments. Inocybe offers platform plans and ODL instance subscriptions that allow us to support our customers’ initiatives in their use cases.
- Intel® Open Network Platform Server
Intel® Open Network Platform Server Reference Design (Intel® ONP Server Reference Design) is a pla
NETCONF Server with two modes of operations Proxy mode - Impersonating NETCONF interfaces for multiple legacy devices Northbound w/ Southbound communication to device via SSH/CLI, .... Agent mode - NETCONF server targeted at OEMs migrating to open source networking infrastructure.
- Italtel IMS Core and Applications
taltel is one of the first player that enabled its Customers to enhance networks and services with Voice over IP communications for Business, Residential and Backbone / Interconnection infrastructures; from the market leader iMSS softswitch to the
- Juniper Contrail Networking
Juniper’s Contrail is a simple, open, and agile software defined networking solution that automates and orchestrates the creation of highly scalable virtual networks. These virtual networks let you harness the power of the cloud—for new services,
- Juniper NorthStar Controller
NorthStar Controller online and offline WAN analysis and optimization. This industry-first integrated WAN controller combines Junos OS with WANDL optimization algorithms to enable efficient network design, runtime traffic optimization, and what-if analysis.
- Leaf and Spine Switches
The Pluribus Networks Freedom E-series switches provide best-in-class networking functionality including switching, routing, storage and analytics for Top-of-Rack Leaf and High Capacity Spine switches. The E-Series switches are powered by the Netvisor® operating system (nvOS), the most open and programmable SDN operating system in the industry.
LightCONTROL™ is ECI\'s carrier-class SDN Controller for multilayer optimization of packet and optical networks. Its programmable control plane extends real-time APIs for abstract intent-driven service creation and control, powered by network intelligence algorithms. Committed to openness, LightCONTROL is easily integrated into current and future SDN networks.
- Managed Network Functions f(n)
Masergy’s family of fully managed, distributed network functions provides the flexibility to deliver essential network functions via three fully integrated deployment platforms. Mix and match platforms to deliver the right solution to the right location at the right time.
- Mellanox MLNX-OS
MLNX-OS is a comprehensive management software solution that provides optimal performance for cluster computing, enterprise data centers, and cloud computing over Mellanox SX6000 Switch family. The fabric management capabilities ensure the highest
- Midokura Enterprise MidoNet
Midokura Enterprise MidoNet is a commerical product combining the most stable, production hardened version of MidoNet for Network Virtualization with the MidoNet Manager, longer term support, and enterprise-class 24×7 service level agreement.
FatPipe MPVPN is the original SD-WAN product. MPVPN enables organizations to create a software-defined, hybrid WAN using any combination of public and private access arrangements or any type (Fiber, Copper, or Wireless). MPVPN balances load of bi-directional IP traffic over multiple connections up to 40Gbps, without router programming.
- NCL Hinemos
By take advantage of server virtualization technology and network virtualization technology OpenFlow ※, I realize the cloud infrastructure that combines the agility and flexibility of the integrated virtualization environment. By using both the
- NCL Virtual Network Controller Version 2.0
Virtual network controller ® version 2.0 of NTT Data Corporation (VNC2.0) is a high-performance commercial penFlow controller with a track record in a number of system integration of SDN network in Japan. Improvement know-how and a variety of SDN
- Nebula One Cloud Controller
Nebula One brings the cloud to you, under your control, behind your firewall. It is an integrated hardware and software appliance providing distributed compute, storage, and network services in a unified system.
- NEC ProgrammableFlow Controller PF6800
The award-winning ProgrammableFlow PF6800 Controller provides a high performance, fabric-based Software-defined Network (SDN) with advanced network automation, control, and flexibility, enabling full network virtualization and secure, multi-tenant networks.
- NEC ProgrammableFlow Management Console
Providing end-to-end visibility of all network flows with an intuitive user interface.
- NEC ProgrammableFlow Unified Network Coordinator
NEC offers a new OpenFlow-based software-defined data center interconnection solution with the Unified Network Coordinator (UNC).
- NEC UNIVERGE® PF6800 Network Coordinator
UNC also improves scalability of the network controller by 10 times over previous ProgrammableFlow controllers alone. It enables construction and orchestration of virtual networks across multiple controllers within a data center as well as across interconnects between data centers. UNC’s capability of linking virtual networks across and between data centers gives customers the ability to link to specific policies within the UNC. In turn, users gain the ability to have an end-to-end policy across multiple controllers and multiple domains.
The NetOS® network orchestration software provides a single, converged and secure platform for monitoring, managing and automating the operations of an heterogeneous ICT network.
- Netrolix Cloud Connect
Netrolix Cloud Connect - Connect to your public or private cloud instantaneously and securely
- Netrolix SDN Hardware
SDG (Software Defined Gateway) and SDNM (Software Defined Network Manager) Hardware
- Netsocket vFlow Controller
The vFlowController™ and vFlowSwitch™ are primary components of the Netsocket Virtual Network (NVN) portfolio, a comprehensive, highly scalable software suite that addresses the requirements of today’s dynamic business applications using a completely virtualized network infrastructure. vNetCommander, the NVN management application, provides installation orchestration for vFlowController and vFlowSwitch in addition to day 2 configuration of these components.
- Netsocket Virtual Network
The Netsocket Virtual Network architecture is a fusion of the best principals of cloud hosting, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software-defined Networking (SDN), applied to real-world solutions at the edge. All network functions are
- Network Service Delivery Platform (NSD)
One Convergence Network Service Delivery (NSD) solution provides orchestration, lifecycle management, service assurance and visibility/monitoring for Layer 3 to Layer 7 network services for OpenStack Neutron, Cisco ACI and other SDN controllers / fabrics. NSD significantly enhances what is available in OpenStack FWaaS, LBaaS and other *aaS with support for vendor specific features, licensing, high availability, service chaining and common way to orchestrate & configure a diverse set of network services. The solution can be deployed with Group-Based Policy (GBP) or OpenStack Neutron APIs.
- Network Services Platform (NSP)
Noka Network Services Platform (NSP): A carrier SDN platform that unifies service automation, network optimization and dynamic assurance for delivery of profitable, on-demand network services.
- Network Virtualization and Slicing Engine
NetOS® includes a powerful Virtualization Engine which uniquely operates ‘end-to-end’, across different layers and types of networks including wireless, optical, Ethernet and IoT.
- Nicira Network Virtualization Platform (NVP)
NVP creates an intelligent abstraction layer between end hosts and an existing network. NVP consists of a virtual switch component (OVS) and a clusterable controller system that allows programmatic management of large numbers of virtual networks.
- NoviFlow NoviWare 300
NoviWare is the first high-performance OpenFlow 1.3 and 1.4 compliant switch software available for license to network equipment manufacturers, OEMs and ODMs. NoviFlow is raising the speed benchmark for software defined networking (SDN) to 240 gigabits per second (Gbps) by integrating network processors with the NoviWare intelligent switching software. NoviFlow offers NoviWare for EZchip NP-4 and NP-5 network processors, and can customize the solution as needed to meet other hardware requirements.
- NTT Communications Virtual Network Controller
This framework is composed of VNC-NOS and VNC-AP (network application).
- Nuage Networks Virtualized Services Platform (VSP)
The Nuage Networks Virtualized Services Platform (VSP) lays the foundation for an open and dynamically controlled datacenter network fabric to accelerate application programmability, facilitate unconstrained mobility, and maximize compute efficiency
- Nuage Virtualized Services Controller (VSC)
Virtualized Services Controller (VSC) is a module of the Nuage Networks Virtualized Services Platform (VSP) that serves as the robust control plane of the datacenter network, maintaining a full per-tenant view of network and service topologies.
- Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform
An extensible, appliance-based server with built-in enterprise storage that optimizes any VM. Built with the same distributed software that powers leading cloud infrastructures, it radically simplifies enterprise IT by replacing legacy storage with
We introduce OBelle, a network operating system that incorporates key safeguards to impose an independent sandbox around each network application. OBelle prevents applications from breaking OpenFlow controller and network.
- OpenDaylight Project
OpenDaylight, the largest open source SDN controller, is helping lead this transition. By uniting the industry around a common SDN platform, the OpenDaylight community -- solution providers, individual developers, and users working together -- is delivering interoperable, programmable networks to service providers, enterprises, and a variety of organizations.
- Open Netvisor Linux
Pluribus Open Netvisor Linux (ONVL) can be loaded onto supported whitebox switches to transform them into fully-compliant Layer 2 and Layer 3 devices, with fabric automation for simplicity and deep business application visibility built-in
- Open Virtualization Platform
Deployed at the customer premises, Open Virtualization Platform is a carrier-grade virtualization solution that helps create customized virtualized services on demand. Based on standard protocols and open data models, the programmable OVP framework lays the foundation for hosting, chaining and managing OneAccess and third-party VNFs.
- Openwave Mobility Integra
Integra provides single-point service orchestration / service chaining and a dynamic policy enforcement point which can be expanded into the ALL-IP traffic flows.
- Oracle Communications Core Session Manager
Virtualize Real-Time Session Delivery Provides an immediate entry point for network function virtualization of IMS with a complete set of session core functions, including CSCF and BGCF, for rapid, agile implementation.
- Packet Design Explorer Suite
IP networks are dynamic, automatically re-routing traffic when problems occur. Without the ability to visualize, monitor, analyze and model changes to the Layer 3 operation of the network, pinpointing and correcting problems, performing maintenance
- Pacnet Enabled Network (PEN)
PEN is an industry-first service platform that leverages software-defined-networking to deliver flexible and scalable bandwidth configurable by customers
PicOS is our market-leading network operating system software for white box switches.
- Plexxi Control
Plexxi Control is an advanced global platform that bridges
the gap between virtualized data center resources and the physical
network. Control combines workload-driven network fabric
orchestration, with full network management and visualization in a
simple, easy-to-use and easily extensible software platform. Together with the Plexxi Switch, Control creates Plexxi’s revolutionary 3rd Platform Networking solution.
- PLUMgrid OpenStack Networking Suite
Secure Cloud Networks for OpenStack
- PLVision kuFlow
kuFlow is PLVision’s brand new solution, developed exclusively by our effort. It has a number of unique features, can help shorten time to market, and accelerate the development of new SDN products.
- Procera PacketLogic Platform
The PacketLogic platforms are the vehicle for delivering an enhanced subscriber experience to broadband subscribers. These systems are empowered by the PacketLogictm software suite and are designed to enable network operators to gain insights and
- Procera PacketLogic Software
The PacketLogic software is the foundation of Procera’s Internet Intelligence solutions. PacketLogic’s unique capability to both provide Insights as well as to take Action sets it apart from other solutions designed to enhance a subscriber’s Quality
- ProVision Solution
ProVision, 6connect’s unique Dynamic Network Provisioning (DNP) platform uses a robust Connector Library to automate the provisioning, configuration, and control of devices across distributed networks present in datacenters around the world.
- Red Hat NFV Platform
The Red Hat network functions virtualization (NFV) platform is built on Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. It is combined with key partners to power the complete NFV solution.
RIFT.ware™ is an open source NFV development and deployment software platform that makes it simple to create, deploy and manage hyperscale virtual network functions and applications.
- Saisei FlowCommand
Saisei FlowCommand is a modern, real-time flow-policy control, analytics and security solution that doubles the usable bandwidth in deployed networks, and guarantees no link or user session will ever crash again.
- Sanctum Networks Jupiter
Jupiter is a commercial SDN controller built on openflow standards providing unified network and controller management and enterprise-class scalability. Jupiter provides an abstracted semantically designed user interface that combines with a dynamic
- Sandvine Service Delivery Engine (SDE)
The Service Delivery Engine (SDE) is a virtualized policy controller that offers a standards-compliant PCRF and performs control plane functions that enable Policy and Charging Control (PCC) in multi-vendor, multi-access networks.
SDGN – Global SDN Based MPLS, VPLS, VPE (Ethernet P2P)
- Security Shield
Security Shield - Our suite of machine learning-based Security options.
- Sedona Systems Multi-Layer Applications Platform (MAP)
Sedona Systems has developed "the market’s first multi-vendor control platform for the optical and IP layers (L0-L3) of service provider core/metro networks -- mobile, fixed and cable."
SkyLIGHT is Accedian's Software Defined Networks Solutions Architecture for Performance Assurance
- Software Defined Network Architecture (Software DNA™)
Virtualized software technology delivered via a hosted, outsourced cloud-based architecture that enables Mobile Network Operators to manage their core network and service management functions in a single software solution.
SteelConnect unifies network connectivity and orchestration of application delivery across hybrid WANs, cloud networks and branch LAN/WLANs with centralized policy-based management, dynamic software-defined routing and single-click cloud deployment.
- Stratosphere SDN Platform (SSP)
Stratosphere SDN Platform (SSP) is accomplished not subject to physical constraints of infrastructure, free system resources, the utilization of network resources environment. By putting in place as the API function to use freely defined virtual
- Summit X670
High density, low latency 10 Gigabit Ethernet stackable switches with optional 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplinks.
- T-100 Series Platform
T-100 Series Platforms for SDN and NFV provides a scalable platform for creating and deploying virtualized network functions (VNF) within service providers NGCOs (Next Generation Central Offices), data centers and POPs. The platform includes the Radisys state-of-the-art A2470 NPX hub switch, as well as an industry-standard OpenFlow v1.3 interface and SDN forwarding function for integrated routing.
- The Conductor: Policy-based Orchestration Engine
Tempered Networks’ Conductor is the orchestration engine and intelligence behind an IDN. The Conductor drives simple configuration of policy, and issues unique Cryptographic IDs (CIDs) to the IDN endpoints used to manage explicit device-based trust through whitelisting.
NetNumber TITAN is the industry’s most robust Centralized Signaling and Routing Control (CSRC) platform, providing a common, virtualized infrastructure for all signaling control, routing policy enforcement and subscriber database services in the network.
- Titanium Server
Enterprise server and computing technologies were not designed for the rigorous demands of the carrier network. Wind River Titanium Server solves that problem.
- Unified P+V Cloud Fabric
Unified P+V (Physical + Virtual) Cloud Fabrics are a specific type of switching fabric where a single controller manages policy/forwarding across both a physical network fabric and the virtual (hypervisor) vSwitches connected to it.
- Unity EdgeConnect
The Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution enables enterprises to dramatically reduce the cost and complexity of connecting users to applications. EdgeConnect provides the flexibility to use any combination of underlying transport technologies without compromising application performance. Silver Peak improves business productivity and customer responsiveness while significantly lowering WAN OPEX and CAPEX.
- Unity Orchestrator
REPLACE COPY: Unprecedented Visibility and Control for SD-WAN Deployments
vCPE Software Stack: A Software defined virtualization platform for realizing diverse networking use-cases like branch routing and IoT gateway with a click of a button, powered by open source software.
Sonus’ VellOS is an application-aware platform that provides real-time control of both network and application performance.
- Vello VellOS
Vello Systems’ VellOS® 7.0 network operating system configures, orchestrates, and automates the network on behalf of the storage and compute resources connected through its fabric.
- Virtelx Software Defined Networking
The power behind Virtela’s Enterprise Services Cloud (ESC) is the company’s Cloud Software Defined Networking (SDN) orchestration platform, which dynamically activates and configures services within minutes via Network Function Virtualization (NFV).
- Virtuora Network Controller
Virtuora NC provides a framework for a collection of applications and interfaces that enables the control and management center of the virtual network. This powerful, standards-based software system delivers a full-featured, lower-cost, scalable environment that extends the capabilities of a basic OpenDaylight (ODL) controller or even a vendor-proprietary controller.
- Virtuora Service Orchestrator
Virtuora Service Orchestrator simplifies the lifecycle management of virtualized resources by creating a custom environment that easily integrates into a service provider\'s existing and evolving ecosystem. With Virtuora, you get carrier-grade scale and flexibility that delivers dynamic service chaining for virtual network functions.
- VMware NSX
VMware NSX brings together the best of Nicira NVP and VMware vCloud Network and Security (vCNS) into one unified platform for network and security virtualization. NSX provides a full-service, programmatic, and mobile virtual network for VMs.
- VX Virtual Appliances
Leading Performance and Virtualization Flexibility
- Wipro LTE Evolved Packet Core
The wireless market today supports multiple standards such as 2G/3G, CDMA, WiMAX, WiFi and LTE. Due to data traffic explosion in recent times, most Communications Service Providers (CSPs) are enhancing their packet core for each of the access
- xNetware Linux
xNetware Linux is an open networking OS with full Linux features for white box switch.
- ZTE ElasticNet
ElasticNet is ZTE’s next-generation network solution. It uses software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) technologies, both of which enable elastic network configuration. This helps an operator meet the changing
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