ADTRAN partners with Open Networking Foundation

ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), the provider of next-generation open networking solutions, has announced it has accepted the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) invitation to become a new supply chain partner and strategic advisory board member to help shape, design and integrate next-generation access solutions within the growing open networking ecosystem, the company said.

ADTRAN will provide active leadership and expertise to develop common platforms through a Reference Design (RD) process that will establish “gold standards” for operators to build and operate networks of the future. This new ONF strategy aligns with an ADTRAN priority to offer systems and solutions integration capabilities for all types of operators utilizing both open source components and field-proven products and solutions.

New ONF priority areas include: fixed and mobile broadband access, leaf-spine data center fabrics, multi-access edge, 5G solutions at the edge and a continued push to develop software-defined networks to enable operators to streamline scale, cost and service delivery intervals.

ADTRAN, Inc. is the 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, visit