ODSI


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ODSI

(Open Directory Services Interface) A programming interface from Microsoft for gaining access to network naming services and directory services.
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ODSI also allows transactional updates by using the two-phase commit protocol of XA-compliant sources.
Like ODSI, however, SAINT became the victim of higher funding priorities in the Fiscal Year 2008 budget request.
The ODSI protocol - expected to enter the market early 2001 - sets up an interface to an optical network, whereby routers, SONET/SDH multiplexers and ATM switches can dynamically request bandwidth provisioning from the optical network.
Over the course of the event, we were able to test and validate successful, ODSI protocol-based communication and functionality, demonstrating interoperability between the vendor equipment involved in the event," said Stewart Day, product manager for Agilent's Optical Switching and Routing Test Solutions group.
Working with other ODSI and OIF members ensures the interoperability of optical networking devices to signal into and request services through the optical core, extend scalability, provide guaranteed QoS and provisioning benefit of the VIPswitch V-MAN series.
Sycamore's switching platforms also provide an open platform for supporting emerging optical signaling standards such as ODSI, OIF's Optical User Network Interface (UNI) and Multi-Protocol Lambda Switching (MPLS).