Criterion Networks accelerates CORD innovation, development with Criterion SDCloud Platform

Criterion Networks is enabling SDN/NFV deployment in networks with on-demand SDN/NFV solution environments, the company said.

With SDCloud Enterprise, Criterion´s SAAS-based solution orchestration platform, customers are able to bring up SDN/NFV solution environments of their choice for their development, evaluation and learning needs.

Criterion Networks has launched Mysterious-Decision release of CORD (Central Office Re-architected as a Datacenter) on the Criterion SDCloud platform. CORD is a platform combining SDN, NFV and cloud technologies to build nimble in-line datacenters at the edge of operator networks.

The cloud-based development and test environment — CORD-in-the-Cloud (CiTC) — simplifies the task of bringing up the solution and allows for one touch provisioning of all components of CORD in a fully isolated multi-node virtual environment. With considerable interest around CORD, CiTC provides an excellent base platform to build on more complex use cases like mobile CORD (M-CORD).

Criterion Networks is a Collaborator of the open source CORD Project, the community advancing the CORD platform for SDN, NFV and elastic cloud-based service delivery. CORD project is hosted by ONF/ON.Lab under the Linux Foundation umbrella.