PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: ADVA Optical Networking

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

ADVA Optical Networking Shows First SDN-Automated End-to-End Provisioning for Dispersed Data Centers - Joint Demonstration with IBM and Marist College Uses VMotion as Real-Life Use Case for Application-Driven Virtualization - AdvaOptical.com
ADVA Optical Networking Shows First SDN-Automated End-to-End Provisioning for Dispersed Data Centers

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Munich, Germany, 2013/09/16 - Joint Demonstration with IBM and Marist College Uses VMotion as Real-Life Use Case for Application-Driven Virtualization - AdvaOptical.com. FSE: ADV

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering IT Services/Network Management Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

ADVA Optical Networking announced today that it has successfully demonstrated a virtualized optical transmission network using Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and OpenFlow-based control. Developed in partnership with IBM and Marist College, this demonstration represents an industry first. While virtualization within data center walls is standard practice, extending the virtualization to the physical network that interconnects data centers has not been possible - until now. The demonstration took place in Marist College’s lab facilities within its New York campus.

“Bandwidth patterns in cloud environments are constantly changing, creating dynamic bandwidth bottlenecks in static transport networks. SDN and related software finally give us the tools and all-layer access to write applications to create agile and flexible data flows,” said Robert Cannistra, senior professional lecturer, Computer Science and Information Technology, Marist College. “The only way to meet the fierce bandwidth demand while improving the end user experience is to make the network more dynamic and responsive. With the technology in our test bed, you only need to setup the network once. Afterwards, everything else is handled automatically in response to real-time performance metrics.”

In the SDN demonstration, three geographically diverse data centers with switching, server and storage technology from IBM are interconnected by a fully reconfigurable and OpenFlow-enabled optical network based upon the ADVA FSP 3000. An open-source SDN application, developed by Marist College, dynamically provisions the optical circuits and monitors, manages and manipulates (create, modify, delete) end-to-end flows across all layers of the network.

In the first stage of the project, a web interface running on an open sourced OpenFlow controller was developed to enable on-the-fly provisioning as well as downloading of pre-defined traffic profiles to quickly reconfigure optical traffic patterns. In a second stage, the OpenFlow-enabled Layer 2 switching fabric from IBM was added to the network highlighting full network virtualization across both Layers 1 and 2. In the final stage, the fully automated movement of Virtual Machines (VMs) between data centers was achieved in response to alarms triggered by VM monitoring software, including the provisioning of completely new optical circuits, thus demonstrating how relevant data center applications can benefit from a virtualized network approach.

Cloud computing and data center virtualization are creating a more volatile environment than ever before. VM loads are constantly being balanced across geographically diverse clusters and locations to use compute resources more efficiently. It is no longer economically viable or physically feasible to overprovision transport networks for peak demand. The answer is flexibility and scalability on all network layers enabling an end-to-end, all-layer provisioning of flows.

“This demonstration reveals how resources can be cost-effectively pooled among data centers by automating wavelength provisioning, commissioning and assignment, while equipping the network to dynamically respond to on-the-fly changes in application workload and traffic patterns,” commented Casimer DeCusatis, distinguished engineer, IBM.

“When end-to-end provisioning of an “application” aware network becomes automated and therefore instantaneous, a whole new paradigm in network orchestration arrives,” said Todd Bundy, business development director, ADVA Optical Networking. “In addition to load balancing across data centers, dynamic functions such as bandwidth calendaring,“follow-the-sun” applications and new more cost effective disaster recovery mechanisms become possible as well. I can now push a button and instantly accomplish what used to take dozens of people across multiple departments weeks to months to do. The possibilities are profound.”

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering IT Services/Network Management Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: ADVA Optical Networking

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
IT Services/Network Management articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


ADVA Optical Networking Shows First SDN-Automated End-to-End Provisioning for Dispersed Data Centers

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

ADVA Optical Networking |
Publisher Contact: Press Office - AdvaOptical.com 
+49(0)89 89 06 65 0 info[.]advaoptical.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any ADVA Optical Networking securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

IT Services/Network Management via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From ADVA Optical Networking / Company Profile


Read IT Services/Network Management Most Recent Related Newswires:

Evolve IP Honored with BroadSoft ‘Game Changer’ Award
ADVA Optical Networking Introduces Ensemble SmartWAN to Accelerate Virtualized SD-WAN
NEC Enhances Security At The 2016 APEC Economic Leaders' Week in Peru
Multipharma Signs Five-year Contract with Damovo for Transformation Towards New Way of Working
DigitalRoute to Attend TM Forum Asia on December 7-8 in Singapore
Philip Linehan Joins EDTS as Sales Executive in Carolinas, Georgia
Marcus by Goldman Sachs Deploys Finacle Solution on Cloud for its New Online Lending Business
ICSA Labs Affirms Radware's DDoS Mitigation Software and Testing Methodology
Verint Receives Frost & Sullivan’s Best Practices in New Product Innovation Award for Robotic Process Automation
NEC Participates in Global Wireless Summit 2016
Oscilloquartz Synchronizes Indian Defense’s National Transport Network
Infosys Invests in Stellaris Venture Partners
Verint Named a Workforce Optimization Market Leader in New Research from DMG Consulting
SAS® Data Management Update Extends Self-service, Expands Access to Cloud and Big Data
eHosting DataFort Awarded ‘Managed Services Provider of the Year’ At Seventh Annual ICT Achievement

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  Triggr & Bloom

Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.





 
  ©2016 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)