Interop Las Vegas 2013, USA: NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT and communications solutions, and a pioneer in OpenFlow-based Software Defined Networking (SDN), announced the SDN Application Center, which includes SDN solutions built upon customers’ top-of-mind SDN network concerns.
Working with several leading vendors, NEC will offer northbound APIs to help organizations proactively and automatically manage, secure and optimize their networks through their SDN solutions.
“Our new SDN Application Center will give our customers more choice on network visibility, security, load balancing and wide area networks (WAN) optimization,” said Don Clark, director of Business Development, IT Platform Technologies, NEC. “Coupled with our previously announced comprehensive multi-vendor infrastructure support, NEC’s solutions offer both northbound and southbound APIs to cover the SDN architecture.”
Leading vendors that are part of NEC’s SDN Application Center include Real Status (Management Applications); vArmour (Security Applications); A10 Networks and Silver Peak (Optimization Applications); and Red Hat (Cloud Orchestration Applications).