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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. The benefits of Open Networking include reduced network equipment expenses, automated and accelerated provisioning of network capacity and services, greater control over the development of enhanced network services, flexibility to work with best-in-class suppliers, and reduced operating expenses.

Edgecore Open Networking Switches

Edgecore Switches

UfiSpace Switches

UfiSpace Switches

IP Infusion

IP Infusion

Edgecore Terragraph


IIVI Transceivers

II-VI Transceivers

Microsoft SONiC


Garland Network TAPs

Network TAPs

SuperMicro Superserver

SuperMicro Servers

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The Tyranny of Choice: A Guide to Open Network Operating Systems (NOS) Reboot

The more choice we have, the less satisfied we become but we need choice to feel freedom and autonomy when decision-making. This is known as the paradox of choice and rings true when buying a packet of crisps, one of Heinz’s 57 varieties or selecting a NOS that best suits your needs. Consumer choice in this sphere is essential as every network requires something a little different to suit their very specific environmental demands. It is this choice that has driven creation, innovation, price and also keeps everyone in this market on their toes. Innovate or die was the cry!

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DENT and SONiC - The Hitchhiker and the Hedgehog!

A decade has now elapsed since the creation of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and the Open Compute Project (OCP). The establishment of these two organizations, and the communities that spawned from within, has led to a complete reshaping of the data center market, and more recently, with the addition of the Telecom Infra Project, the telecoms industry.

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Demo of the Disaggregated Cell Site Gateway (DCSG), Cell Site Router, from Edgecore Networks

DCSG is an open network cell site gateway device based on an open and disaggregated architecture for existing 2G/3G/4G and future 5G mobile infrastructures. It is a 1RU fully-featured cell site router with a wide range of Ethernet connectivity options for client and network sides, supporting Layer-2, Layer-3 and MPLS features.

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Cassini with DCO Linecard Open Packet Transponder Demo

In our Dublin warehouse Barry McGinley, Systems Engineer at EPS Global EMEA demonstrates the simplicity of adding a DCO linecard, checks for link acitivty and then slides in an optic.

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Monthly Webinars

Catch up on or join our monthly webinars where we take a look at the latest solutions available for your enterprise.

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Edgecore Product Catalogue 2022

Edgecore provides a broad portfolio of OCP Accepted™ open hardware including cell site gateways, aggregation switches, core routers, broadband OLTs, and optical packet transponders for different applications and vertical markets. Edgecore is the leader in open networking solutions, and is a key contributor to the OCP, ONF, and TIP open communities.

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Open Networking Benefits

Scale Your

Deliver Solutions
Reduce Capital
Expenses by up to 58%
Reduce Space and
Power Requirements

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