IP Infusion Announces Partnership Agreement with Infinera

Partnership Agreement to Help Infinera Enhance Capabilities of White
Box Offerings

, a leading provider of intelligent network software for
telecom and data communications services, today announced a partnership
agreement with Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks.
As part of the agreement, Infinera will use IP Infusion’s OcNOS™
networking operating system to enhance its IP-based white box offerings
targeting a broad range of transport applications, including
packet-optimized Data Center Interconnect (DCI).

“In today’s fast paced and dynamic communications environment, open
ecosystem partnerships play an important role in complementing our
disaggregated and software-driven networking capabilities,” said Mikko
Hannula, Vice President, Product Management, Infinera. “Extending a
long-standing technology collaboration and leveraging IP Infusion’s
ZebOS as part of our 8600 Smart Router and Converged NOS software, OcNOS
will enable us to bring value-add capabilities for additional
applications such as packet DCI and edge gateways.”

New initiatives such as the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Distributed Cell
Site Gateway and ONF’s CORD reference designs are looking to
disaggregated open infrastructures that offer choice, innovation and
cost efficiencies. IP Infusion supports such gateways on open white box
switches that leverage commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) silicon. OcNOS
for service providers complements Infinera’s broader solutions for telco
and network service providers in building next-generation network
infrastructure that will enable not just phones and tablets to connect
to the mobile 5G network, but new emerging IoT technologies for
utilities, autonomous cars, augmented reality, smart cities and

“We are excited to partner with Infinera, a company with a distinguished
track record of innovation in packet optical networking and a leader in
open and disaggregated solutions for carriers, ICPs, and data center
operators worldwide,” said Atsushi Ogata, President and CEO of IP
Infusion. “Combined with Infinera’s global reach in support and
services, our OcNOS solution provides the tools to ensure seamless
transition from traditional to open networks with investment protection,
while enabling our customers to rapidly deploy new networking features
optimized for agile, high-performance interconnect applications.”

About IP Infusion

IP Infusion, the leader in disaggregated networking solutions, delivers
enterprise and carrier-grade software solutions allowing network
operators to reduce network costs, increase flexibility, and to deploy
new features and services quickly. IP Infusion’s OcNOS, the industry’s
first enterprise and carrier-grade network operating system for Open
Compute hardware, allows for easier implementation of large-scale IT
networks, and offers customers white box solutions to deploy more
quickly. VirNOS, an NFV-based software platform, provides carriers and
enterprises with a cost-effective network OS approach to implement and
manage their networking services. With the OcNOS and VirNOS network
operating systems, both powered by ZebOS, IP Infusion offers network
operators, carriers, and enterprises the physical and virtual software
solutions they need to achieve a disaggregated networking model. Over
300 customers worldwide, including major networking equipment
manufacturers, use IP Infusion’s respected ZebOS platform to build
networks to address the evolving needs of cloud, carrier and mobile
networking. IP Infusion is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., and is
a wholly owned and independently operated subsidiary of ACCESS CO., LTD.
Additional information can be found at http://www.ipinfusion.com.

IP Infusion, ZebOS, VirNOS and OcNOS are trademarks or registered
trademarks of IP Infusion. ACCESS is a registered trademark or trademark
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Ursula Herrick
Herrick Media

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