OpenContrail becomes Tungsten Fabric

The Linux Foundation has recently obtained the OpenContrail source from Juniper. Having fully transitioned OpenContrail into the Linux Foundation, it is now rebranded as Tungsten Fabric. This move may appear to further distance it from Juniper‘s Contrail. But inside it is still the same SDN orchestrator, providing control, visibility and analytics across the network. Tungsten…

OpenContrail joins Linux Foundation

Juniper is moving their OpenContrail codebase to the Linux Foundation. OpenContrail is Juniper’s open-source version of their Contrail SDN orchestrator. Provided as an open-source offering, OpenContrail doesn’t have the support and service the commercial Contrail offering provides. In 2012, Juniper provided the first open-source Contrail version. Earlier this year they extended governance of the project,…

Juniper captures leadership of USA network core routing market

An article on the Juniper forums talks about how they have now captured the leadership position in the network core routing market in the USA. (Juniper Networks Captures Leadership Position in North America Core Routing). The data comes from IHS Markit’s analysis of Service Providers Routers and Switches Tracking, with a 48% share in 2Q2017.…

Company Database

CoherentLight references many companies across the various posts on the blog. Here you can find a quick list of those covered, and access information about them, and their stories with a click. A Agilent Alibaba Alcatel parent is Nokia Amazon AMD Appdynamics Appformix Apple Aquantia Arctic Fibre Arista Arm Arris Aruba Aryaka ATT Avago Technologies…

AT&T buys Vyatta assets from Brocade

AT&T are buying from Brocade their Vyatta assets. Brocade’s IP network assets are being split out and sold off as part of their impending sale to Broadcom . The Vyatta vRouter is an NFV platform that provides routing and elementary firewall capabilities, and is designed for deploying at the edge of networks. (It’s interesting that…

TechCrunch: Appformix adds support for VMware following Juniper acquisition

TechCrunch reports that After acquisition by Juniper, Cloud optimization service Appformix adds support for VMware. Juniper purchased Appformix in December last year. Appformix uses telemetery from OpenStack or Kubernetes managed SDE or NFV environments via thin agents on each node. It remediates actions automatically based on machine-learning. Appformix data remains behind the firewall, and is…