The First Commercial Distribution of an SDN Controller, Powered by OpenDaylight™ Nitrogen, Improves Ease of Deployment
San Jose, California — Dec. 19, 2017— Today Lumina Networks introduced version 7.1 of the company’s SDN Controller, powered by OpenDaylight™ Nitrogen. This major release, Lumina Network’s second, since launching the company in August 2017, includes simplified package management via Apache Karaf 4.0, streamlined support for software patch delivery and expanded testing ensuring product quality for the company’s major service provider customers.
“This new release further enhances our ability to move SDN deployments out of the lab and into the network by providing a high-quality and supported SDN control plane that is vendor-neutral and adaptable to both brownfield and greenfield use cases”, said Andrew Coward, Lumina Networks’ CEO. “This high-quality SDN platform along with Lumia Networks’ NetDev Services allow for production-quality service integration for a wide variety of vendor networking equipment and orchestration tools.”
Lumina Networks’ SDN controller is commonly used by major service providers to deploy SDN use cases such as SD-Core, Network Configuration control, and Virtual Network Function management. In addition to the SDN Controller and NetDev Services, the company offers specific applications such as Fabric Manager for Kubernetes®, Lumina Flow Manager, for OpenFlow management, and VNF Manager for configuration of virtualized network functions.
Lumina Networks offers free downloads for trial at www. luminanetworks.com. Upgrades to version 7.1 for existing customers will become available on Friday, December 22nd.