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BISDN participated in EANTC interoperability test

Berlin, 09.04.2019,

BISDN is glad to announce that it has successfully participated in the interoperability test run by the European Advanced Networking Center (EANTC). The interoperability of its external Basebox controller on top of an AG7648A Delta switch was verified during the tests. In the tests, BISDN team showed successfully Ethernet VPN Layer-2 bridging with ARP proxying.

EVPN, which is well established within data centers as well as for inter-DC communication, is now being adopted to be used in the telco world. The upcoming release 19.04 of baseboxd will contain the tested features also for the on-switch controller version for various whitebox platforms.

A new feature for us was the netconf/yang configuration interface to the baseboxd controller, where we achieved interoperability for device configuration of the whitebox switch.

CEO Hagen Woesner summarized the results: “This was our second time at this big InterOp hotstaging event, and we could show and test a matured product. It confirms that the development of a full Open Source Router based on whitebox switches was the right way to go. Still, there are features to be added, but we are confident that we are getting there. Big thanks to all the participants, and especially to Delta Networks for providing us with hardware and support.” The whitepaper describing the detailed results of the interoperability test is available via http://www.eantc.de/fileadmin/eantc/downloads/News/2019/EANTC-MPLSSDNNFV2019-WhitePaper-v1.2.pdf

More details on Basebox, the open source whitebox router, is available on the project website.

About BISDN: BISDN is a team of international SDN and NFV experts based in Berlin. Our NFV-based telco-related activities comprise of various demonstrators, PoCs, lab and field trials. Our core product Basebox consists of a whitebox switch operating system and a set of SDN controllers. Those controllers move the LINUX packet processing pipeline to remote switches.

About EANTC: EANTC (European Advanced Networking Test Center) is internationally recognized as one of the world’s leading independent test centers for telecommunication technologies. Based in Berlin, Germany, the company offers vendor-neutral consultancy and realistic, reproducible high-quality testing services since 1991. Customers include leading network equipment manufacturers, tier-1 service providers, large enterprises and governments worldwide. EANTC’s proof of concept, acceptance tests and network audits cover established and next-generation fixed and mobile network technologies. http://www.eantc.com

EANTC Interop stand @MPLS SDN NFV World Congress Paris

Delta and BISDN rack @MPLS SDN NFV World Congress Paris