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Open Networking

Reduce costs and increase flexibility with scalable multi-vendor solutions run on top of non-proprietary hardware.

Are You Ready for Open Networking?

Disaggregating software from hardware allows organizations to realize cost savings by deploying original design manufacturer equipment while leveraging the power of software to increase agility. As simple as it may sound, open networking is complicated. 
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How Do I Get Started?

As disaggregated, virtualized solutions become more prevalent throughout the economy, it’s important to take a step back and ask yourself: What happens when everything becomes abstracted? Open networking solutions can deliver transformational results, but implementing this technology remains a challenge for many organizations. Solutions must be built on a foundation of strategically designed architecture and implemented with long-term operations and maintenance in mind.

Evaluate

Open networking represents a substantial departure from the usual way of doing business, and requires development and education across the organization. Our team of experts can provide an organizational readiness assessment, identify gaps and develop a plan tailored to tackle your business challenges and close those gaps in a realistic timeline.

Design

Validating an open network solution is not a one-time event. It is an ongoing, iterative process that must constantly track changes across hardware and operating systems to chipsets and optics. Our state-of-the-art Advanced Technology Center allows organizations to design, validate and better understand the technical benefits, risks, and challenges associated with the open networking model.

Implement

By definition, disaggregated open networking solutions arrive with “some assembly required.” All modern open networking solutions will require serious supply chain and logistics support. We bring together all of the component parts in our integration facilities to deliver a production-ready product when and where you need it.

Operate

Management and ongoing support of open networking systems is critical. We can assist in the development and customization of management and orchestration solutions, provide education and training in the various components of the open networking environment and augment your operations staff with highly skilled open networking professionals. 

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