COR 4.1 transforms operator edge market

The Open Networking Foundation (ONF), an operator-led consortium with the mission of transforming networks into agile platforms for service delivery, announced that Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter (CORD) has been significantly enhanced to provide a single a platform for multi-access edge, the company said.

Now with CORD 4.1, a single distribution supports all subscriber types, including residential, mobile and enterprise. This is a unifying advancement towards supporting all of an operator´s subscribers from common shared edge cloud infrastructure. Prior to this release, CORD has been available as a base distribution with residential support (R-CORD), with separate VNFs available for onboarding support of either mobile or enterprise subscribers.

The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) is an operator led consortium spearheading disruptive network transformation. Now the recognized leader for open source solutions for operators, the ONF first launched in 2011 as the standard bearer for Software Defined Networking (SDN). Led by its operator partners AT&T, China Unicom, Comcast, Deutsche Telekom, Google, NTT Group, Turk Telekom and Verizon, the ONF has now merged operations with ON.Lab to create a single organization driving vast transformation across the operator space. For further information visit http://www.opennetworking.org.