bare-metal switch

bare-metal switch

An Ethernet switch designed for software control. See software-defined networking and bare metal.
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Ensemble Activator is the industrys first carrier-grade NOS for bare-metal switches. As part of the ADVA FSP 150-Z4806, it enables POST Luxembourg to rapidly expand the capacity of its customers cloud networks while provisioning flexible SLA-based CE 2.0 and Layer 3 connectivity.
Cambridge, MA, August 05, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Brain4Net, in cooperation with leading server and bare-metal switches hardware vendors, offers enterprises a comprehensive SDN and NFV-based solution for building Next Generation WANs.
B4N SD-WAN Transport utilizes B4N Service Platform components and approved bare-metal switches by Brain4Net Partner Ecosystem members, including Edge-Core Networks, Noviflow, Centec, Corsa, and more.
A pioneer in software-defined networking (SDN), Pica8's PicOS, its externally programmable switching operating system runs on commodity, bare-metal switches made by ODM partners to provide cost savings.
ADVA announced the markets first true carrier-grade network operating system (NOS) for bare-metal switches. Ensemble Activator separates hardware from software, giving communication service providers (CSPs) unprecedented agility and freedom to choose best-of-breed technology.
Our Ensemble Activator turns standard bare-metal switches into feature-rich Ethernet/MPLS switch routers and empowers operators to deploy affordable, purpose-built hardware for even the most challenging environments.
Liao added that the economics of SDN will also soon move beyond mere intrigue to real operations as more cloud providers, data centers and Web services organizations begin to report on the ROI resulting from deploying open platforms that leverage Debian Linux and programming APIs for use across commoditized bare-metal switches.
A pioneer in the software-defined networking (SDN) revolution, Pica8's PicOS, its externally programmable switching operating system runs on commodity, bare-metal switches made by ODM partners to provide the ultimate in cost savings.