NEC's SDN Switch in EANTC Test

NEC's programmable flow series successfully completes SDN interoperability tests

March 21, 2013

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TOKYO -- NEC Corporation successfully completed interoperability testing of its SDN (Software-Defined Networking) solution “NEC PF Series Programmable Flow Switch and Controller (Programmable Flow Series),” during several weeks of EANTC (European Advanced Network Test Center’s) SDN Interoperability testing in Berlin. NEC will showcase these technologies at the MPLS & Ethernet World Congress, V6 World Congress, SDN Summit in Paris (19-22 March 2013). EANTC invited vendors to participate in a number of interoperability tests over a three week period. More than 40 vendor engineers were on-site to support testing at the EANTC lab. One of the test areas was exclusively dedicated to SDN. OpenFlow was selected as the management protocol for this test, which took place from February 4 to 8.“The Programmable Flow Series that launched in March 2011 was the world’s first generation of network equipment with OpenFlow technologies and it has already been adopted by customers such as NTT Communications and Nippon Express Co.,” said Morio Ito, chief manager, Converged Network Division, NEC Corporation.NEC Corp.

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