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Accton Contributes Open Switch Software to ONF's Atrium

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Open Networking Summit – Accton Technology Corporation, the leading developer and manufacturer of open network switches, today announced that it has contributed switch software to Atrium, the Open Network Foundation’s (ONF) open source SDN distribution for OpenFlow™-based SDN deployments. Accton also announced that it will make available open switch software distributions with additional features to enable customers, data center operators, software providers and the open source community to develop software applications to automate and control networks deploying Accton’s Edge-Core open network switches.

Accton’s contribution to ONF’s Atrium distribution enables the use of Edge-Core open network switches in OpenFlow-based SDN deployments. For the first time with Atrium, a production SDN network can be deployed based on completely open hardware and software platforms, which have been integrated and validated as a system through ONF’s open community and which allow additional functions and customization by network operators and developers.

Accton Technology Corp.

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