Transmode, a global supplier of packet optical networking solutions, today announced that it has joined the OpenDaylight project, a collaborative open source project for the advancement of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)…
Transmode, a global supplier of packet optical networking solutions, today announced that it has joined the OpenDaylight project, a collaborative open source project for the advancement of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). Transmode has joined as a silver member.
In joining the OpenDaylight Project, Transmode demonstrates its active support for the project and the willingness to bring an open, common platform for SDN and NFV to the industry as quickly as possible.
The OpenDaylight Project was founded April 2013 and is hosted by the Linux Foundation. It was created as a community-led and industry-supported project to advance SDN and NFV. The goal of the OpenDaylight Project is to offer a functional SDN platform that gives users directly deployed SDN without the need for other components. In addition to this, contributing companies can deliver expertise and add-ons that will offer more value to OpenDaylight.
Neela Jacques, Executive Director of the OpenDaylight Project said, "We look forward to Transmode sharing their expertise in the optical networking space to broaden the range of perspectives within our community. More voices at the table add to a robust debate and better code. It's exciting to see such a diversity of new members who are committed to advancing open SDN and NFV."
Sten Nordell, Transmode's Chief Technology Officer, added, "We look forward to contributing to the OpenDaylight project. We firmly believe that SDN and NFV have the potential to make a significant change to the telecom industry over time. SDN and NFV will help deliver a level of network flexibility and agility which Transmode has always promoted. Industry wide collaboration on an open SDN and NFV platforms will enable the industry to bring this flexibility to more network providers and allow carriers to more quickly innovate and roll out new services while preserving network resources.
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