IP Infusion Introduces Open SD-Edge Platform

IP Infusion, a provider of network disaggregation solutions for telecom and data communications services, has announced it will deliver and support DANOS-Vyatta edition for Universal Customer Premise Equipment (uCPE) with the introduction of the Open SD-Edge platform, the company said.

By leveraging DANOS-Vyatta edition software, which is widely deployed at scale for multiple, white box use cases in AT&T´s production network, service providers and their customers can exploit the many benefits of open networking and disaggregation.

DANOS-Vyatta edition is based on DANOS open source version of AT&T´s Vyatta code. DANOS is the first carrier-targeted network operating system (NOS) project hosted by the Linux Foundation. By pre-integrating with the FRR (FRRouting) and DPDK (Data Plane Development Kit) projects, DANOS facilitates evaluations and Proof of Concepts for VNFs and applications.

The Open SD-Edge platform supports a range of uCPE use cases and delivers a platform for operational simplicity, agile deployment of virtualized services and lower CAPEX, to reduced total cost of ownership. It includes white box hardware, DANOS-Vyatta edition, and hosts third-party Virtualized Network Functions (VNFs) for SD-WAN, routing, VPN, and firewall support for VNFs on a general-purpose appliance. This eliminates the need for Stacks of proprietary equipment and software that require specialized IT skills to install, configure, and maintain.

Under the agreement with AT&T, IP Infusion is the value-added integrator of DANOS-Vyatta edition and has the rights to sell DANOS-Vyatta edition as a commercial solution and provide ongoing support for carrier customers who need additional integration expertise. It also allows provides the flexibility for users to choose from multiple hardware vendors.

IP Infusion enables disaggregated networking solutions for carriers, service providers and data center operators. Additional information can be found at http://www.ipinfusion.com