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HILLSBORO, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Radisys® Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS), the services acceleration company, today announced that it has open sourced its industry-validated and tested LTE RAN software, making it available under the Apache 2.0 license for ON.Lab’s open Mobile-CORD (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter) 5G architecture. The M-CORD reference solution brings the CORD framework to the mobile edge of the network for 5G services. By delivering an open source RAN for M-CORD, Radisys is enabling communications service providers to fast track their migrations from the traditional Central Office to virtualized data centers built with open source components. “Coming on the heels of Radisys delivering the industry’s first Evolved Packet Core open source software for M-CORD, the addition of an open source LTE RAN solution to M-CORD provides communications service providers with an accelerated path to deploying 5G services,” said Guru Parulkar, executive director, ONF, ON.Lab and Stanford Platform Lab. “Radisys has been a leading proponent of M-CORD as a system integrator and this new open source software offering underscores its unparalleled commitment to M-CORD’s success. We look forward to continuing our collaboration efforts with the Radisys team and supplying open source architectures that aid in the deployment of 5G.” Open source solutions have emerged as a major factor in aiding communications service providers’ migration from the Central Office to a virtualized data center model, but these telecom and service provider access and infrastructure solutions are complex and require diverse skill sets. As such, communications service providers are embracing the open CORD architecture to achieve the benefits of data center economics and the agility of the cloud. Radisys’ delivery of an open source LTE RAN enables communications service providers to readily adopt the M-CORD architecture and gain its associated benefits of disaggregation for virtualization, network slicing for scalability, and 5G architecture for connectionless mode. “By making Radisys’ LTE RAN software open sourced, Radisys further cements its commitment to the open source movement as integral part of our corporate strategy to enable communications service providers to avoid vendor lock-in and reduce time-to-market,” said Brian Bronson, president and CEO, Radisys. “Radisys’ LTE RAN software is field-hardened and proven globally in deployments around the world. By bringing our LTE RAN to the open source community through M-CORD, we can enable a 5G platform today while also focusing on delivery of a 5G RAN solution.” Radisys’ open source LTE RAN reference solution for the M-CORD reference architecture will be available March 2017. Radisys’ own M-CORD solution is a compilation of the company’s open source LTE RAN and EPC reference architecture pre-integrated and deployed on its DCEngine™ platform – an open hardware solution based on the OCP-ACCEPTED™ CG-OpenRack-19 specification from the Open Compute Project. The combination of this open software and hardware solution with Radisys’ integration, validation and custom development services delivers a service provider-ready solution. See the M-CORD Demonstration at Mobile World Congress Radisys and ON.Lab, along with other contributors, will demonstrate M-CORD use cases running on commodity hardware and on DCEngine at Mobile World Congress, February 27-March 2 in its Booth 5I61 in Hall 5. To see the demonstration and meet with Radisys’ CORD and open source experts, contact open@radisys.com. CORD™ (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter) brings datacenter economics and cloud flexibility to the telco Central Office and to the entire access network. CORD is an open source service delivery platform that combines SDN, NFV, and elastic cloud services to network operators and service providers. It integrates ONOS, OpenStack, Docker, and XOS—all running on merchant silicon, white-box switches, commodity servers, and disaggregated access devices. The CORD reference implementation serves as a platform for multiple domains of use, with open source communities building innovative services for residential, mobile, and enterprise network customers. The CORD ecosystem comprises ON.Lab and organizations that are funding and contributing to the CORD initiative. These organizations include AT&T, China Unicom, Google, NTT Communications Corp., SK Telecom Co. Ltd., Verizon, Ciena Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc., Fujitsu Ltd., Intel Corporation, NEC Corporation, Nokia, Radisys, and Samsung Electronics Co. See the full list of members, including CORD’s collaborators, and learn how you can get involved with CORD at www.opencord.org. CORD is an independently funded software project hosted by The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration to fuel innovation across industries and ecosystems. Radisys helps communications and content providers, and their strategic partners, create new revenue streams and drive cost out of their services delivery infrastructure. Radisys’ hyperscale software-defined infrastructure, service aware traffic distribution platforms, real-time media processing engines and wireless access technologies enable its customers to maximize, virtualize and monetize their networks. For more information about Radisys, please visit www.radisys.com. Radisys® is a registered trademark of Radisys. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


News Article | February 15, 2017
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FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) conducted a six-week long global testing of the Transport Application Programming Interface (T-API) standard from the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). The OIF managed the multi-location demonstration which started in mid-October 2016 and concluded in December 2016. Vendor participants executed a multi-domain path selection and recovery test plan with intra-lab and inter-lab testing across five carrier labs located in Asia, Europe and North America. A technical white paper on the demonstration is available to download here. “As operators move from SDN PoCs and lab trials into commercial deployments, lack of interoperability between the SDN controllers and the orchestration layer above has quickly become the biggest technical barrier for many operators,” said Sterling Perrin, principal analyst, Heavy Reading. “Building a standardized northbound interface and successfully testing interoperability across different vendors and different networks – as the OIF has demonstrated – is a major step forward in addressing the northbound interface challenge and bringing SDN architectures to wide-scale commercial use.” The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) are leading the industry toward the wide scale deployment of commercial SDN by testing key Transport Application Programming Interfaces (T-API). The interoperability test and demonstration, managed by the OIF, addresses multi-layer and multi-domain environments in the following carrier labs; China Telecom, China Unicom, SK Telecom, Telefonica and Verizon. These carriers defined real world use cases including multi-domain orchestration of services delivered through Ethernet, OTN and optical switching. Carriers and vendors demonstrated how Virtual Network Functions (VNF) and SDN configured connectivity are combined to deliver service life cycle management. Participating vendors include ADVA Optical Networking, Ciena, Coriant, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Infinera, Juniper Networks, NEC Corporation, Sedona Systems, and SM Optics. Consulting carriers include Orange and TELUS. Academic and/or research institution participants include China Academy of Telecommunication Research (CATR) and Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC). Additional information can be found here. Participants in the OIF Transport SDN interoperability event also submitted a proof of concept demo proposal to ETSI NFV. The proposal, “Mapping ETSI-NFV onto Multi-Vendor, Multi-Domain Transport SDN”, was accepted and details are located here. The open demonstration of NFV concepts in a Proof of Concept (PoC) helps to build industrial awareness and confidence in NFV as a viable technology. Proofs of Concept also help to develop a diverse, open, NFV ecosystem. Results from PoCs may guide the work in the NFV ISG by providing feedback on interoperability and other technical challenges. “Being able to dynamically establish connectivity between Virtual Network Functions enables carriers to provide greater service agility and reduce opex,” said Jonathan Sadler, of Coriant and the OIF Interoperability chair. “Integrating multiple technologies using transport SDN further enables the right connectivity mechanisms used for service delivery. Having this demonstration recognized by ETSI NFV provides building blocks for the development of future SDN-WAN.” “SK Telecom is delighted that we have successfully tested interoperability using SK Telecom's Transport Infra Orchestrator and T-API. The test proves that standardized T-API can be used to control multi-layer, multi-vendor transport network infrastructure in an integrated manner,” said Park Jin-hyo, Senior Vice President and Head of Network Technology R&D Center at SK Telecom. “SK Telecom will continue to make efforts to develop 5G and network virtualization technologies to realize Network as a Service (NaaS).” The OIF facilitates the development and deployment of interoperable networking solutions and services. Members collaborate to drive Implementation Agreements (IAs) and interoperability demonstrations to accelerate and maximize market adoption of advanced internetworking technologies. OIF work applies to optical and electrical interconnects, optical component and network processing technologies, and to network control and operations including software defined networks and network function virtualization. The OIF actively supports and extends the work of national and international standards bodies. Launched in 1998, the OIF is the only industry group uniting representatives from across the spectrum of networking, including many of the world’s leading service providers, system vendors, component manufacturers, software and testing vendors. Information on the OIF can be found at http://www.oiforum.com.


BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Radisys® Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS), the services acceleration company, today announced the first end-to-end open reference solution for M-CORD to accelerate service innovations and revenue generation for mobile operators. The M-CORD open reference solution is comprised of open mobile infrastructure and edge services, open control and management, and a carrier-grade open compute platform to maximize the economics and agility of cloud at the edge of the network. In addition, Radisys and ONF, which is merging with ON.Lab, will show live demonstrations of 5G services and use cases with the latest M-CORD innovations executed on the turnkey open reference solution in Booth 5I61 in Hall 5 during Mobile World Congress, February 27-March 2 in Barcelona. “Radisys continues to advance the role of M-CORD by contributing and integrating open source solutions for innovative 5G use cases, in tight collaboration with CORD® partners and collaborators,” said Guru Parulkar, executive director, ONF, ON.Lab and Stanford Platform Lab. “As the leading open source system integrator in mobility, Radisys will demonstrate M-CORD as an innovative, open reference solution that tackles real world projects such IoT, premium public safety and analytics. We are pleased in our growing partnership with Radisys as M-CORD matures to inevitably become the deployment-ready mobility solution for service providers.” At Mobile World Congress, Radisys will run M-CORD on two distinct open compute platform configurations: an entry-level portable mini OCP 6U platform and Radisys’ DCEngine™, a carrier-grade OCP 16U rack scale open platform. The 6U platform provides an extremely cost-efficient mini-rack built with commodity servers and switches that can quickly prove initial 5G service testing with a lowest cost barrier to trial. Radisys’ DCEngine rack-scale hardware system, inspired by the Open Compute Project (OCP), yet enhanced for telco requirements and based on the OCP-ACCEPTED™ CG-OpenRack-19 specification, is suitable for demonstrating a deployment-ready M-CORD on a scalable carrier-grade open hardware platform. Radisys’ Professional Services, together with ONF and ON.Lab partners and collaborators, have leveraged the M-CORD vision to develop several evolutionary scenarios of 5G systems, including integration, validation and testing. The resulting innovative live demos at Mobile World Congress 2017 enable programmability and service flexibility and include: “Mobile operators have been active in the open source community, increasingly collaborating with like-minded vendors such as Radisys to enable transformation from proprietary solutions to open, flexible software-defined solutions built with open source components,” said Brian Bronson, president and CEO, Radisys. “As a CORD partner, we have embraced M-CORD to create an open reference solution that can be deployed and scaled in mobile networks, accelerating operators’ 5G service innovation and revenue generation. Radisys is also leveraging its Professional Services organization with integration expertise in mobile solutions, open compute hardware and open source architecture and software, to accelerate M-CORD from proof-of-concept to turnkey deployable products in the field.” In addition to delivering a turnkey M-CORD open reference solution, Radisys’ Professional Services also enables custom development services to meet each communications service providers’ unique integration requirements, to integrate M-CORD into existing mobile network management infrastructures, delivering an open yet customer-specific 5G service delivery and revenue generation solution. To schedule a meeting with Radisys’ open source experts at Mobile World Congress and to see the live M-CORD demonstrations, contact open@radisys.com. CORD® (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter) brings datacenter economics and cloud flexibility to the telco Central Office and to the entire access network. CORD is an open source service delivery platform that combines SDN, NFV, and elastic cloud services to network operators and service providers. It integrates ONOS, OpenStack, Docker, and XOS—all running on merchant silicon, white-box switches, commodity servers, and disaggregated access devices. The CORD reference implementation serves as a platform for multiple domains of use, with open source communities building innovative services for residential, mobile, and enterprise network customers. The CORD ecosystem comprises ON.Lab and organizations that are funding and contributing to the CORD initiative. These organizations include AT&T, China Unicom, Comcast, Google, NTT Communications Corp., SK Telecom Co. Ltd., Verizon, Ciena Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc., Fujitsu Ltd., Intel Corporation, NEC Corporation, Nokia, Radisys and Samsung Electronics, Co. See the full list of members, including CORD’s collaborators, and learn how you can get involved with CORD at opencord.org. CORD is an independently funded software project hosted by The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration to fuel innovation across industries and ecosystems. The Open Networking Foundation (ONF), the recognized leader and standard bearer for SDN. Launched in 2011, the ONF has more than 100 member companies and is led by a board including representation from leading operators including AT&T, Google, NTT Communications, SK Telecom and Verizon. The merger of ONF and ON.Lab is expected to be complete in late 2017. For further information visit http://www.opennetworking.org/. Open Networking Lab (ON.Lab) has created the leading open source platforms CORD® (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter) and ONOS® (Open Network Operating System) for service providers. Founded by SDN’s inventors and leaders to foster an open source community to realize the full potential of SDN, ON.Lab brings innovative ideas from leading edge research and delivers high-quality open source platforms on which members of its ecosystem can build solutions. For further information, visit http://onlab.us/. Radisys helps communications and content providers, and their strategic partners, create new revenue streams and drive cost out of their services delivery infrastructure. Radisys’ hyperscale software-defined infrastructure, service aware traffic distribution platforms, real-time media processing engines and wireless access technologies enable its customers to maximize, virtualize and monetize their networks. For more information about Radisys, please visit www.radisys.com. Radisys® is a registered trademark of Radisys. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


Video Innovator to Demonstrate Next Generation Public Safety Solution at Mobile World Congress PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - March 01, 2017) - Xpose, Inc., recipient of the 9th Annual Mobile Excellence Award for Best Mobile Innovator, announced today that it, together with other partners at ON.Lab, will be demonstrating a ground breaking solution for public safety at Mobile World Congress 2017 (MWC). ON.Lab is a prestigious non-profit organization founded by leading technology companies to bring openness and innovation to the Internet and Cloud for the public good. Xpose's solution meshes well with ON.Lab's mission: Xpose's Safety-as-a-Service™ was designed with the public good in mind, while its enhanced live video streaming services benefit from the new Mobile M-CORD (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter) infrastructure, leveraging recent innovations in Software Defined Networking (SDN). SDN is integral to ON.Lab's philosophy, which supports open, flexible, and operationally cost effective systems to foster innovation. "We're pleased that companies like Xpose with groundbreaking applications for public safety are participating in ON.Lab," said Aseem Parikh, Vice President, Solutions and Partnerships, ON.Lab/ONF. "Their product provides a great way to demonstrate how a new generation of services benefits from the most advanced telecom architecture ever created to help mankind. Moreover, we're impressed with the Xpose team, whose dedication, expertise, and knowledge made all the difference in bringing a recent demo to life. It was a great collaborative effort." Xpose joins at a momentous time for ON.Lab's CORD Project and the community advancing the CORD® platform for SDN, NFV and elastic cloud-based service delivery. The consortium lately announced M-CORD, the networking industry's first end-to-end open reference solution for mobile CORD that provides the capabilities needed to unlock 5G innovation across the open networking ecosystem. CORD Project is hosted by The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, and the diverse CORD community is comprised of service provider partners AT&T, China Unicom, Google, NTT Communications, SK Telecom, and Verizon, leading vendors Ciena, Cisco, Fujitsu, Intel, NEC, Nokia, Radisys and Samsung, and more than 30 collaborating organizations. "It's great to be part of the ON.Lab working with brilliant minds to bring the most advanced M-CORD next generation applications to market," said Xpose COO Bob Saffari. "The M-CORD programmable and configurable architecture with advanced cookies allows us to deliver the best quality of service (QoS) with low delay as well as free internet access to consumers, especially when they are in a frightening or dangerous situation. Leveraging the large scale design and architecture of ON.Lab and its partners, we've created a vital, innovative, real world application that is consumer friendly. This relationship is truly a win-win for us and the public." At the Mobile World Congress ON.Lab/ONF booth in Hall 5, Booth 5I61, Xpose will demonstrate its personal and public Safety-as-a-Service™ software, showing an end-to-end application running on M-CORD which utilizes network cookies to provide 911-like SLA (high-priority, no authentication controls) for video, location, and user metadata traffic. Xpose, Inc. is a live video streaming, services and analytics company. The company's flagship platform and social companion app employs its patented Shake & Stream™ technology, which is optimized for personal and public safety uses, furthering the Xpose mission: "Make the World a Safer Place". Developing groundbreaking technology with a team of pioneers and visionaries in video codecs, streaming media, interactive TV broadcasting, digital content distribution, and mobile infrastructure, Xpose is collaborating with major telecom infrastructure providers along with security and safety industry leaders to bring the highest performance solution and the best end user experience to the marketplace. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Xpose has offices in the Netherlands and partners across the globe. Open Networking Lab (ON.Lab) has created the leading open source platforms CORD® (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter) and ONOS® (Open Network Operating System) (ONOS) for service providers. Founded by SDN's inventors and leaders to foster an open source community to realize the full potential of SDN, ON.Lab brings innovative ideas from leading edge research and delivers high-quality open source platforms on which members of its ecosystem can build solutions. For further information, visit http://onlab.us/.


VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New Age Farm Inc. (CSE:NF) (OTC:NWGFF) (FSE:ONF) (www.newagefarminc.com) (“New Age Farm” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce it has entered into a letter of agreement (the “LOA”) with a local contractor (the “Contractor”) to begin site preparation work on its Langley facility for the future build out of the planned processing, cold storage, and dry storage warehouse (the “Warehouse”). Under the terms of the LOA, the Contractor will bulk excavate up to 65,000 cubic yards of peat from designated areas, screen it on site and backfill all excavated peat areas with structural fill to support the foot print of the Warehouse. The Contractor estimates approximately 7,900 truckloads of material will be handled at an average cost of $250 per truckload. The Company and the Contractor have further agreed to exchange the equivalent of $2 million of peat value and additional dumpage fees to offset the cost of the excavation, trucking and labour costs. This work is the first step in readying the site for the construction of a 50,000 square foot Tilt-up concrete warehouse structure.   Tilt-up concrete construction has been chosen for the Warehouse because of the method’s proven advantages that include speed, safety and construction cost benefits.  The Warehouse will serve the Langley facility’s on site tenant-growers and grower/processors from the surrounding community. Carman Parente, President and CEO of New Age Farm said, “We are pleased to  be getting underway with this project which will build value into the Langley facility that will benefit our shareholders now and in the future as construction completes and the planned spin out is finalized later this spring.” About New Age Farm British Columbia Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, NHS Industries Ltd. (“NHS”), New Age Farm owns a five and a half acre facility in the lower mainland of BC that includes a 48,000 square foot greenhouse.  NHS is in the process of formulating innovative proposals for small scale agricultural facilities for exploring multiple avenues for cash flow processes.  Anticipating Canadian federal government regulations regarding the legalization of cannabis for recreational purposes is one avenue that  NHS will be exploring. NHS also intends to look at other high value crop possibilities such as hemp and its potential revenue generation. Management’s intent is for NHS to achieve positive cash flow as expediently as possible, all the while developing and maintaining multiple product income streams that will foster profitability, rather than relying on a single market sector. Washington State Through its Washington State subsidiary, New Age Farm owns two properties, one located in Sumas, WA, and the other in Oroville, WA, where it offers fully built out turnkey service operations to licensed I-502 tenant-growers who will lease the facilities for production and / or processing.  With three leases already in place, operations in Washington State have begun and will expand further as the Company completes its build outs.  In compliance with state regulatory requirements, New Age Farm’s facilities feature 24 hour security that enhances the safety and security of the community, our tenant-growers and their operations.  All New Age Farm’s tenant-growers hold either Tier 2 or Tier 3 licenses allowing them to produce and / or process marijuana for sale at wholesale to marijuana processor licensees and to other marijuana producer licensees.  A Tier 3 license allows for between ten thousand square feet and thirty thousand square feet of dedicated plant canopy while Tier 2 licensees can have up to ten thousand square feet of dedicated plant canopy.  Revenue is generated on a base lease rate and the level of service that the tenant-grower requires for its production and / or its processing needs. About the Washington I-502 Marijuana Market Sales of marijuana products in Washington State have for the first time surpassed $200 million in a quarter. The News Tribune reports residents and visitors bought more marijuana than ever before in the second quarter of 2016, based on an analysis of purchase and tax records from two state agencies. In the first quarter of 2016 January, February and March people spent $54.8 million more on spirits than marijuana, which includes the cost of the products and its associated taxes.  By the second quarter April, May and June that gap closed to nearly $37 million. Those amounts include taxes levied by the state on those products. Spirits sales do not include wine and beer. Marijuana sales include all cannabis products, but not paraphernalia. Marijuana sales in the second quarter of 2016 amounted to nearly $212 million. Spirits sales in the same period amounted to almost $249 million. In July, the state closed medical marijuana shops, making all sales go through licensed recreational marijuana storefronts. Sales at retail pot shops shot up by $66.6 million in the third quarter of the year, to $278.6 million.  Washington voters legalized recreational marijuana in 2012. Earlier this month voters in California, Massachusetts and Nevada approved recreational pot. Colorado, Oregon and Alaska have also legalized recreational marijuana. For further information about New Age Farm, please consult the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Visit the Company’s website at www.newagefarminc.com for more information and to view a video of the Oroville facility: http://newagefarminc.com/ The Canadian Securities Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this news release and accepts no responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy hereof. This news release contains forward-looking statements, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management’s current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management’s current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Readers are cautioned that these forward looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees, and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected including, but not limited to completion of planned improvements at both the Canadian and US sites on schedule and on budget, the availability of  financing needed  to complete the Company’s planned improvements on commercially reasonable terms, planned occupancy by the tenant-growers, commencement of operations, the ability to mitigate the risk of loss through appropriate insurance policies, and the risks presented by federal statutes that may contradict local and state legislation respecting legalized marijuana. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances save as required under applicable securities legislation. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell securities and the Company is not soliciting an offer to buy securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. This news release does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. These securities have not and will not be registered under United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to a U.S. Person unless so registered, or an exemption from registration is relied upon. 


Proporciona soluciones de seguridad en red virtualizadas para COTS basadas en ARM y servidores vCPE SAN JOSÉ, California y BARCELONA, España, 28 de febrero de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cavium, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM), un proveedor líder de productos de semiconductor que permiten procesamiento seguro e inteligente para la empresa, centro de datos, redes por cable e inalámbricas, y Trend Micro, líder mundial en soluciones de ciber-seguridad, anunciaron hoy la disponibilidad de la Trend Micro™ Virtual Network Function Suite (VNFS) en los procesadores de servidor COTS de centro de datos ARMv8 ThunderX de Cavium y procesadores OCTEON TX multicore. Las compañías van a mostrar los servicios móviles edge que incluirán las funciones de red virtual segura VNFS de Trend Micro como parte de la demostración de infraestructura de red virtualizada en directo de Cavium durante la celebración de esta semana del Congreso Mundial Móvil en Barcelona, España. "Cavium está mostrando su capacidad de tecnología compatible con los casos de uso completos de tipo End to End 5G que incluyen Security, Core y Radio Access Networks", indicó Said Raj Singh, vicepresidente del Cavium's Networking and Communications Group. "Además de las tecnologías del procesador ThunderX que funcionan con 5G RAN, las funciones virtualizadas BBU y centrales móviles, nos hemos asociado con un líder en seguridad de amenazas, Trend Micro, para demostrar a los operadores y fabricantes de equipamiento de telecomunicaciones las VNFs comerciales y servicios que funcionan en una plataforma en directo MEC y NFV". "Trend Micro cree que una arquitectura de servidor avanzada ARM beneficiará a los operadores de telecomunicaciones al tiempo que llevan a cabo la transición hasta un modelo 5G centrado en los centros de datos", destacó el doctor Terence Liu, vicepresidente de defensa de amenazas en red de Trend Micro. "La plataforma completa de ofertas de Cavium, sobre todo la gama de servidores ARMv8 ThunderX, nos permite ofrecer funciones de seguridad en red virtuales de altas prestaciones y flexibles para el edge de una red hasta el centro". La demostración en directo y de fuente abierta SDN/NFV de Cavium basada en el ONF/ON.Lab Mobile CORD dispondrá además de la Trend Micro™ Virtual Network Function Suite durante el MWC 2017. Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), ofrece una amplia cartera de soluciones de infraestructura para cálculo, seguridad, almacenamiento, conmutación, conectividad y procesamiento de banda base. Los productos SoC de doble núcleo altamente integrados de Cavium ofrecen soluciones de software compatible a través de puntos de bajo a alto rendimiento que permiten funcionalidad segura e inteligente en la empresa, centro de datos y equipo del proveedor de servicio. Los procesadores y soluciones Cavium son compatibles con un amplio ecosistema de sistemas operativos, herramientas, pilas de aplicación, diseños de referencia de hardware y otros productos. Cavium tiene su sede en San José, CA con centros de diseño en California, Massachusetts, India, Israel, China y Taiwán. Trend Micro Incorporated, líder mundial en soluciones de ciber-seguridad, ayuda a hacer un mundo seguro para el intercambio de la información digital. Nuestras soluciones innovadoras para consumidores, negocios y gobiernos proporcionan seguridad a capas para centros de datos, entornos en nube, redes y puntos finales. Todos nuestros productos funcionan de forma conjunta para compartir de forma integral la inteligencia de amenazas y proporcionar una defensa de amenaza conectada con visibilidad centralizada y control, permitiendo una protección mejor y más rápida. Con más de 5.000 empelados repartidos en unos 50 países y la inteligencia de amenazas mundiales más avanzada a nivel global, Trend Micro permite a las organizaciones asegurar su viaje para la nube. Si desea más información, visite la página web www.trendmicro.com.


News Article | February 28, 2017
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BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mobile World Congress—ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, announced that it is building on the early market leadership of its CORD® (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter) compliant portfolio and broadening the use cases so these open principles can be applied over any network infrastructure and for every customer segment. Whether it is 10G PON over fiber, G.fast over copper or coax, DOCSIS 3.1 over coax, or 5G wireless, these software-defined access (SD access) technologies are all foundational for establishing Gigabit Societies and the carriers’ ability to realize their goal of creating a platform economy. ADTRAN believes that its open, programmable CORD network architecture approach is instrumental as its customers look to create a simplified service delivery platform that can leverage a wide range of next-generation access technologies for fixed or mobile connectivity. Carriers are looking to leverage their investments in broadband to drive revenue and rapidly create new services outside of the confines of traditional closed proprietary systems. ADTRAN’s open CORD-based architecture simplifies the complexity that is oftentimes associated with unifying services over fiber, copper, cable and wireless. This CORD approach creates the network platform for one seamless, open network. As each market segment presents its own opportunities and challenges, ADTRAN has been particularly successful in advancing residential CORD (R-CORD) developments and helping its customers push CORD architectures as deeply into the network as possible and take advantage of increasingly tremendous avenues for growth. Throughout 2016, ADTRAN demonstrated its commitment to CORD architectures with its disaggregated and virtualized OLT and ONT products. The company is an ONOS (Open Network Operating System) Collaborator and is focused on ON.Labs initiatives, which include CORD, ONOS and VOLTHA (Virtual OLT Hardware Abstraction). ADTRAN’s CORD-based programmable access architectures are ideally suited to support residential, business and backhaul services over a converged access architecture including 10G EPON, XGS-PON, NGPON2 and P2P 10GE, as well as copper and coax access with G.fast. ADTRAN is the first and only access vendor that has demonstrated open and programmable network elements fully aligned with the R-CORD architecture and its platforms are currently involved in over 25 trials with carriers around the world. These next-generation access products that fit into the CORD architecture are available today and being deployed by several global operators. “We are excited to add a company with the access domain expertise of ADTRAN to our contributor base,” said Guru Parulkar, executive director, ON.Lab and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). “ADTRAN’s commitment to bring datacenter economies and cloud agility to service providers for its residential, enterprise and mobile customers will significantly expand the reach and accelerate the time-to-market for open, programmable networks.” “Our multi-market development approach is based on our customers telling us how broadly they want to leverage CORD in their networks and the role it will play in their ability to compete and win in an increasingly competitive market,” said Robert Conger, associate vice president, cloud and portfolio strategy for ADTRAN. “Our customers have stated that in order to compete with cloud-based competitors, they must have comparable network programmability to that of the data center environment, and the interface must be homogenous regardless of the access technology that the next generation of services are delivered over. As a strategic partner to our customers, ADTRAN’s commitment to CORD frames our product development and roadmap, all driven toward providing our customers the ability to connect to any customer, over any network, and using a truly open platform on which they can deliver services at web scale.” ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and communications equipment. ADTRAN’s products enable voice, data, video and Internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. ADTRAN solutions are currently in use by service providers, private enterprises, government organizations, and millions of individual users worldwide. For more information, please visit www.adtran.com.


News Article | February 15, 2017
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CUPERTINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sedona Systems™, the global leader in multilayer IP/MPLS-Optical network control and optimization, announced today that its NetFusion multilayer control platform has successfully fulfilled the role of multidomain controller in the Optical Internetworking Forum’s (OIF) Transport API (T-API) interoperability demonstration. NetFusion was the top level controller and orchestrator of services across four optical domains and the central interface to provisioning applications for the entire test network in Telefonica’s lab. The OIF and Open Networking Foundation (ONF) have partnered to lead the industry toward the widescale deployment of commercial SDN by testing the ONF’s T-API standards. The interoperability test and demonstration, managed by the OIF, addressed multilayer and multidomain environments in global carrier labs located in Asia, Europe, and North America. The testing successfully demonstrated that T-API enables real-time orchestration of on-demand connectivity setup, control, and monitoring across diverse multilayer, multivendor, multicarrier networks. Sedona’s NetFusion is the industry’s first control platform that converges network layers, automatically discovering multivendor topology and traffic for both Optical and IP/MPLS layers, as well as the cross-layer connections between them. This allows network operators to create and deploy new services more rapidly and to significantly reduce capital and operational costs through more efficient use of their networks. In the OIF demonstration, NetFusion, working with several lower-level domain controllers, successfully discovered topology and services across multiple vendor domains. In a second phase of testing, NetFusion, again working with lower-level domain controllers, established an on-demand, low-latency IP link and the underlying optical path across multiple IP and optical network domains. "We are heartened by the success of the OIF’s SDN T-API testing,” said Ori Gerstel, CTO at Sedona. “For many years, the telecom industry has been held back by disconnected multilayer, multivendor networks that are expensive to build and operate, and are at odds with the need for rapid provisioning of new services. We developed NetFusion to solve these exact challenges, and it’s exciting to see it as part of the future taking shape in this demonstration. The collaboration between the OIF, ONF, service providers, and vendors is a very positive step forward.” The Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) are leading the industry toward the wide scale deployment of commercial SDN by testing key Transport Application Programming Interfaces (T-API). The interoperability test and demonstration, managed by the OIF, addresses multi-layer and multi-domain environments in the following carrier labs: China Telecom, China Unicom, SK Telecom, Telefonica and Verizon. These carriers defined real world use cases including multi-domain orchestration of services delivered through Ethernet, OTN and optical switching. Carriers and vendors demonstrated how Virtual Network Functions (VNF) and SDN configured connectivity are combined to deliver service life cycle management. Additional information can be found at http://www.oiforum.com/meetings-and-events/2016-oif-sdn-t-api-demo/. Sedona Systems has created NetFusion, the first multilayer application platform, focusing on optimization and control of the Optical and IP/MPLS layers (L0-L3) of network operators. Enabling both optically-aware IP routing and IP-informed optical switching, our applications double effective WAN capacity, boost agility, availability, and flexibility, and save up to 50% of core network costs over 5 years. Based on a centralized open-source software tools, NetFusion connects to all major vendors’ equipment through SDN controllers or management systems. It then optimizes key tasks through dynamic, automatic management of both optical and IP resources. For more information, visit Sedona at http://sedonasys.com, on Twitter and LinkedIn, or contact us at marketing@sedonasys.com.


News Article | February 27, 2017
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MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CORD Project, the community advancing the CORD® platform for SDN, NFV and elastic cloud-based service delivery, today announces the networking industry's first end-to-end open reference solution for mobile CORD (M-CORD) that...


MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CORD® Project, an open source project reinventing network access to bring datacenter economics and cloud agility to service providers' central offices, today announces an agreement to partner with xRAN Foundation, to...

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