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Open Networking Summit 2014 Encourages Network Transformation

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Open Networking Summits, Inc. (ONS) today announced strategic news from ONS exhibitors that together represent the SDN ecosystem. During the fourth annual Open Networking Summit, industry visionaries in SDN will lead discussions, provide use cases and offer interactive demonstrations related to advances in software-defined networking (SDN), OpenFlow, and network functions virtualization (NFV).

Stop by the exhibitor show floor to hear directly from some of the industry’s leaders in SDN innovation. You’ll see companies and organizations such asCiena, ConteXtream, CPLANE NETWORKS, I2T Research Lab, Luxoft, One Convergence, OpenSourceRouting, Pluribus Networks, vArmour and more.

At ONS 2014, Ciena will use its OPn SDN Test-bed to demonstrate applications in development for multi-layer path computation, provisioning, dynamic pricing, and network utilization and cost optimizations. Francois Locoh-Donou, Ciena’s senior vice president of global products will also deliver a plenary address during the SDN for Cloud session on Tuesday, March 4th.

ConteXtream, a privately held software-defined-networking (SDN) company is also exhibiting at ONS 2014. ConteXtream enables carriers to deliver network capacity and functions in the same way cloud providers deliver applications utilizing standard compute and storage. ContexNet, ConteXtream’s Carrier-SDN solution, has been deployed at multiple tier-1 operators to dynamically and elastically connect subscribers to services and enable Network Function Virtualization (NFV).

In addition, CPLANE NETWORKS is announcing its flagship product, Dynamic Virtual Networks, an OpenStack™-enabled software-only network virtualization solution for enterprises and cloud service providers. CPLANE is delivering transformative software-defined networking to accelerate application deployments and streamline IT services.

The I2T Research Lab of the University of the Basque Country will be in attendance to show the results of its commitment to SDN and the OpenFlow initiatives. I2T will be demonstrating an NFV based Access Control implementation which runs over their OpenFlow Enabled Facility.

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