Extreme Networks Announces a Comprehensive, Open and Standards-Based Software Defined Networking (SDN) Platform Accelerating Brownfield Innovation
To fuel innovation and mindshare,
June 5, Extreme Networksjoined OpenDaylight. Extreme Networkswill contribute expertise in the areas of network management, network access control, application analytics and wireless LAN to the community. Extreme Networks'SDN platform will provide open and standards-based north and southbound APIs with controller support for OpenStack and OpenFlow, respectively. This versatile offering will enable customers to meet challenges in implementing SDN and evolve data center orchestration, automation and provisioning. Extreme Networkshas shipped over 10 million SDN-ready ports and has over 40 ecosystem vendors compatible with its open and standards-based SDN platform.
"This is an exciting time in the industry as development of open APIs will transform networks to enable the customization and efficiency that enterprises and service providers need. Extreme's SDN Platform works to address customer needs by providing an open and standards-based model that takes advantage of our proven technology innovations, and the collaboration of the industry through the OpenDaylight project."
"At last, ordinary users and their applications won't have to make do with whatever network connectivity happens to be present. They'll be able to use SDN to specify the network they want. Extreme's SDN Innovation Challenge is a ground-floor opportunity to create the network controllers that will be the perfect dance partners for highly responsive and reliable apps."
"The OpenDaylight project was created to provide an open platform for network programmability to drive and enable SDN. The interoperability and openness that
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