Kaloom announces multivendor Virtual Central Office solution

Kaloom, an emerging provider of the fully automated data center networking software market, has announced collaboration with Red Hat, Inc., the world´s provider of open source solutions, around the launch of the Red Hat virtual central office solution, a Virtual Central Office (VCO) solution for multivendor NFV deployments at the edge, the company said.

The solution is designed to speed and simplify the deployment of value-added residential, enterprise and mobile services by telcos and enterprises.

Kaloom provides a fully automated VCO networking solution together with Red Hat´s NFV infrastructure. The solution leverages Kaloom´s programmable fabric to help increase the performance and lower the latency for NFV applications.

Utilizing some of the newest capabilities in open source software-defined networking (SDN), the Red Hat virtual central office solution is designed to extend functionality to support virtualized next-generation mobile services and helps to define a multivendor central office designed for both 4G and 5G.

The Kaloom solution enhances CPU utilization for virtual network function (VNF) applications by offloading sophisticated service chaining functionality and embedding it into the data plane to accelerate overall performance and lower latency. It also provides customers with a way to program their infrastructure using the open standards-based P4 programming language to quickly add new services and capabilities. Advanced in-band telemetry is supported to better manage and support the VNF infrastructure at scale.

Kaloom´s collaboration with Red Hat, the world´s provider of open source software solutions, delivers VCO solutions for the enterprise and telco markets. The collaboration optimizes Kaloom´s SDF with Red Hat offerings, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host, Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Red Hat OpenShift, and helps to extend both companies´ technological leadership across the data center and IT landscape.

Kaloom is an emerging company developing a fully automated, programmable data center networking software solution that will disrupt how cloud and data center networks are built, managed and operated for enterprises, cloud providers, gaming companies, data center operators and 5G wireless providers.

Kaloom comprises technology veterans with proven track records of delivering large-scale networking, analytics and AI-based solutions for the world´s largest networks. The company is backed by investors including Fonds de solidarité FTQ and Somel Investments. Kaloom is based in the heart of the Quartier de l´innovation in Montreal, Quebec and in the Silicon Valley. For additional information, visit www.kaloom.com.