Telecom Lead America: Radware, a provider of application
delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers,
has joined the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a non-profit organization
dedicated to promoting a new approach to networking called Software-Defined
The membership enables Radware to contribute its views
and the company’s expertise.
Radware said SDN technologies provide network owners and
operators control over their networks, allowing them to optimize network
behavior to serve their customers’ needs.
“Application acceleration and attack prevention
capabilities across distributed networks are essential to ensure the smooth
working of mission-critical applications for enterprises of all sizes, and
Radware’s expertise in ADCs and information security platforms enables
organizations to build highly available and secured OpenFlow supported
networks,” said Avi Chesla, chief technology officer, Radware.
As a member of the ONF, Radware’s OpenFlow Services Delivery
Fabric architecture takes advantage of OpenFlow programming abilities to manage
a pool of service delivery resources and value-added services to deliver high
network and application availability, elasticity, layer 4 through 7 load
balancing, and network security solutions based on OpenFlow and Radware’s
“Stronger definition of network behavior in software
is a growing trend, and open interfaces are going to lead to faster
innovation,” said Dan Pitt, executive director, Open Networking Foundation.
Radware will be demonstrating its OpenFlow Service
Delivery Fabric architecture at the Open Networking Summit 2012, April 16
through 18 at the Santa Clara Marriott, Santa Clara, California.
Radware’s OpenFlow Service Delivery Fabric will show how
collaboration between computing fabric, service delivery fabric and the
OpenFlow based network fabric creates one, service aware data center.