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OPEN NETWORKING

Open Networking solutions are based on open standard, bare-metal hardware with a choice of independent open NOSs (Network Operating Systems), to enable Software-Defined Networking, virtualization, and cloud orchestration.

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COST SAVINGS

Reduced hardware expenses, lower power, space and staff requirements.

NO VENDOR LOCK-IN!

Flexibility to work with best-in-class suppliers who are innovating the industry.

PRODUCT BUNDLES

Hassle-free consolidated shipments of Open Networking Bundles: NOS, switches, optics - hassle-free, consolidated shipments.

WHAT IS OPEN NETWORKING?

From the perspective of infrastructure and operations, the movement towards software-defined, or open networking is about decoupling the bare metal from the software layer. The intention is that by separating the network control plane (the brains) from the forwarding plane (the brawn), the underlying hardware becomes less expensive and interchangeable, avoiding vendor lock-in, while the operating system becomes more efficient, advanced and easier to manage.

The entire operating environment can be virtualized and automated - server, storage, network, and security layers.

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WHY CHOOSE OPEN NETWORKING?

The data center of the future represents the potential for not only significant cost-savings on CAPEX and OPEX, but also dramatically improving productivity and speed while removing the complexity of provisioning, deploying, and maintaining technology on the network. Open networking can optimize infrastructure investments, and can form the basis for building agility into the way companies deliver IT services.

The benefits include:

  • Reduced CAPEX: lower network equipment expenses
  • Lower Operating Expenses: reduced power, space and staff requirements
  • Scale-out in smaller increments: pay-as-you-grow
  • Automated and accelerated provisioning of network capacity and services
  • No vendor lock-in! Flexibility to work with best-in-class suppliers
  • Rapid innovation - deliver solutions faster
  • Ease of Management – smaller blast radius
  • Standardization - particularly with OCP-Accepted hardware design

MARKET EVOLUTION

It is true that the mega-scale operators are driving industry change, however the benefits of Open Networking is having a trickle-down effect all the way to traditional enterprise.

The Future is Open

Hyperscalers, enterprise data centers, and even Telcos are transitioning away from their legacy enterprise networking environment and proprietary platforms to more open standards-based solutions as their customers seek to lower networking costs and improve performance.

SNS Research estimates that service provider SDN and NFV investments will grow at a CAGR of approximately 45% in the next 3 years, eventually accounting for almost $22 Billion in revenue by the end of 2020.

WHAT IS OCP?

The Open Compute Project Foundation is a collaborative community focused on redesigning hardware technology,
making it more efficient, flexible, and scalable in order to to achieve greater choice, customization, and cost savings for the IT industry. The initiative was started when in 2011, Facebook shared its data center designs with the public, along with Intel, Rackspace and Goldman Sachs.

OCP Solutions also have the cost reduction benefits as they are not dependent on the traditional big brand hardware vendors.
 
EPS Global is a member of the OCP Community, and we bring Software Defined Networking (SDN) hardware and rack integration solutions to the market through our OCP-approved suppliers.

CHECK OUT OUR SELECTION OF OCP-ACCEPTED SWITCHES

OPEN NETWORKING

Efficiency gains, innovative technology, leverage and empower existing infrastructure, and enhance your supply chain.

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reduced capex

Lower network equipment expenses.

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reduced opex

Reduced power, space and staff requirements.
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no vendor lock-in

Supply chain freedom and flexibility to choose.
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IMPROVED EFFICIENCY

Better performance, automated and accelerated provisioning & management.

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PRODUCT BUNDLES

We can provide Open Networking Bundles: NOS, switches, optics in hassle-free, consolidated shipments.

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