December 21st, 2018
We have launched basebox.org, a dedicated new website for baseboxd, the open source whitebox router. Please refer to this website for anything and everything on the open source project, for documentation, release notes, a community slack etc.
Meet BISDN @ONF Connect in in Santa Clara
December 3rd, 2018
BISDN will be participating in ONF Connect from Dec 4th to 6th. Being a contributor to the Stratum project, BISDN staff is going to present its Open Source Whitebox Router during a session in the NFV Fabric track…
Meet BISDN @TIP Summit in London
September 26, 2018
BISDN will join the Telecom world’s TIP Summit 2018 in London on October 16th/17th. Being one of the three German-based TEAC winners, we are looking forward to showcase the first results of our cooperation with carriers and vendors within the Telecom Infrastructure Project…..
BISDN joins P4 consortium
May 28, 2018
BISDN announced that it has joined the P4 Language Consortium. P4 is a prototype-independent programming language specifically designed for programming switches….
BISDN joins Intel Network Builders Program
April 21, 2018
BISDN announced that it has joined the Intel Network Builders ecosystem. This program connects software vendors, OEMs, telecom equipment vendors, system integrators and carriers to accelerate the deployment of NFV and SDN solutions….
BISDN passes EANTC Interoperability Test
April 13, 2018
BISDN announces that it has participated in the interoperability test run by the European Advanced Networking enter (EANTC). The interoperability of its external Basebox controller on top of an AG7648 Delta switch was verified…
BISDN is selected to join TEAC
March 21, 2018
BISDN is pleased to announce that it is among the three winning companies selected to join TEAC Germany (TIP Ecosystem Acceleration Center), an incubator structure initiated by Facebook and Deutsche Telekom…
The open source operating system for whitebox switches. Turns your switch into an SDN switch with an Open Flow interface, or – alternatively- you can have the SDN controller directly on the switch.
BISDN Linux Distribution.pdf
Turnkey solution with switches and software in high availability configuration. Includes Graphical User Interface (GUI), monitoring and integration into the latest OpenStack versions.
BISDN Cloud Fabric.pdf
Get in touch with our distributors for supply. They will deliver to your doorstep.
For a large Tier1 carrier BISDN developed and piloted a Wi-Fi network which extended home routers by a centrally operated wifi network.
We have built a virtual Broadband Remote Access Server (vBRAS) prototype, based on the CUPS approach (Control User Plane Separation).vBNG Whitepaper.pdf
BISDN projects and tools
We open source networks
Open platforms require open interfaces. OpenFlow was at the beginning of the era of whiteboxes, breaking the vendor-lock-in of network devices. A vast amount of new solutions have since emerged from the open source community and from commercial operators.
We combine the ease-of-use of Linux networking with SDN and state-of-the-art packet processing platforms. For this purpose we have open sourced three core elements:
We provide baseboxd, a deamon that offloads Linux kernel forwarding and routing to hardware switches. baseboxd is open source. It closes the gap between well-established Linux open source routing projects, such as FRR, and whitebox switches.
It’s essentially SDN without the difficult part. No need to program any interfaces, just configure the entire router like a Linux box. Hardware acceleration centuplicates the router performance. Only buy the hardware and download the rest. If you like we will support you – just get in touch to learn about our support schemes.
More details on the Router are available on the dedicated project website.
We address the challenges of enhanced packet processing on non-ASIC environments and generic compute platforms with our eXtensible DataPath Daemon (xdpd) – a datapath framework that supports various packet processing platforms.
Check out the Intel-DPDK-based soft switch on github.
For those working on solutions in OpenFlow, our Revised OpenFlow Library (rofl) facilitates the development of controllers and datapath elements. Roflcommon is a C++ library offering a generic OpenFlow endpoint. Rofl-datapath is an ASNI-C implementation of an OpenFlow pipeline.
It is easily portable to multiple compute and switching platforms, including ARM, MIPS and FPGA. Check out the code on github.
We are members of the following programs and projects
We are actively participating in research activities in SDN and NFV. We have been particularly active in the following research projects:
We founded BISDN in 2012 to commercialize the most sweeping innovation the network world has seen over the last decades. Our multi-disciplinary team of experienced engineers, network visionaries and young talents has a combined 70 years of experience in telecommunication networks. As a result, we develop high-performance solutions for network virtualization. At the core of our solutions we use Basebox, the matured experience of 5 years of PoC building, lab trial and field trials.
BISDN team, summer 2018
If you would like to visit us…
… our office is located in Berlin-Tiergarten, in close proximity to Potsdamer Platz:
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Körnerstraße 7-10, Aufgang A
10785 Berlin, Germany
Geschäftsführung: Dr. Hagen Woesner, Andreas Köpsel
Amtsgericht Berlin Charlottenburg, HRB 141569B
D-U-N-S Nr. 342618395
Tel: +49 30 610 816 100
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