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SAN FRANCISCO -- The OpenDaylight Project, a community-led and industry-supported open source platform to advance software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV), today announced that Infinera and KEMP Technologies have joined the project to further the development of a common, open platform for network programmability. This brings the member total to 41 with a growing developer community that now exceeds 220 people working collaboratively across company lines on open source software to advance SDN and NFV.

Infinera provides network solutions to help carriers exploit the increasing demand for cloud-based services and data center connectivity as they advance into the Terabit Era.

Kemp Technologies is a provider of load balancer software with over 22,000 enterprise customers that demand highly available, scalable and secure e-commerce, web and collaboration applications with the best price-to-performance advantages.

The OpenDaylight community’s second software release Helium is due out this fall and OpenDaylight is hosting several events to provide forums for industry debate, project updates and contribution to the code base. Developers, end users, network engineers and those interested in OpenDaylight are invited to attend an OpenDaylight HackFest at CloudOpen Europe on Oct. 13 and an OpenDaylight Mini-Summit at SDN & OpenFlow World Congress Oct. 14, both in Dusseldorf, Germany. Developers are also invited to attend the first-ever OpenDaylight Developer Design Forum on Sept. 29-30, 2014 in Santa Clara, Calif.

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