DCN, First Chinese Vendor Passed OpenFlow 1.0 Conformant

November 20, 2013

DCN, First Chinese Vendor Passed OpenFlow 1.0 Conformant

Digital China Networks Ltd(DCN) is the first company to start SDN research and also the first one to deploy SDN application case in the industry. For a long time, DCN has been working positively with industry partners, scientific research institutions and standardization organizations to develop SDN technology, gathered valuable experience for SDN China. In 2011, DCN built the first SDN test bed with Tsinghua University and deployed eight DCRS-5980 10G IPv6 aggregation switches. In 2012, cooperating with CNIC, DCN established the largest SDN WAN test bed in China, which is the only deployed SDN WAN application case domestic. By now, DCN is not only the first vendor passed SDN interoperability test but also the first one at conformant test. From this aspect, DCN is in the lead of market revolution and industry colleagues.
November 2013, Global SDN Certified Testing Center officially introduced the OpenFlow Conformant Certification business.  As the second authorized test institution by ONF(Open Networking Foundation), Global SDN Certified Testing Center provided chances to prove conformance of Open Flow standard for the network equipments from different vendors. OpenFlow standard certification reduces product development cycle, increases user confidence, accelerates product deployment and promotes market competition advantage. End users could clearly confirm that the product is applied with latest SDN technology and totally fit the OpenFlow standard, which is the benefit from ONF certification for both end users and product vendors. In Jun. 2014, DCN became the first Chinese vendor passed OpenFlow 1.0 conformant certification.

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