NoviFlow announces general availability of NoviWare 300 with support for key OpenFlow 1.4 features

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New software provides customers an upgrade path for the most complete high-performance OpenFlow 1.3 and 1.4 implementation available today

Switching Made Smarter

Whether deployed in NoviFlow’s NoviSwitch products, or integrated as part of our OEM customers’ own offering, NoviWare is providing a real high-performance software solution for OpenFlow enabled switches, routers and other network appliances.

NoviFlow Inc., a leading provider of high-performance OpenFlow-based switching solutions, today announced the general availability of the NoviWare 300 switching software. This is the newest release in NoviFlow’s industry leading OpenFlow high-performance switching software for use in high-volume mission critical data-plane equipment.

According to Dominique Jodoin, president and CEO of NoviFlow: “Whether deployed in NoviFlow’s NoviSwitch products, or integrated as part of our OEM customers’ own offering, NoviWare is providing a real high-performance software solution for OpenFlow enabled switches, routers and other network appliances. We are pleased that our network processor-based switches and software are becoming key elements in the deployment of scalable, robust, and high-demand SDN, cloud, and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solutions.”

NoviWare 300 provides the industry’s broadest support of the OpenFlow 1.3 specification, including all actions, instructions and match fields. It has also been extended to support key OpenFlow 1.4 features, thus delivering the capabilities and performance needed by intensive, leading-edge SDN and NFV applications. By implementing NoviWare 300 in their products, OEMs can significantly accelerate time-to-market of full-featured OpenFlow 1.3 and 1.4 offerings to their customers.

“Delivering NoviWare 300 on the EZchip NP-4 and NP-5 provides OEM customers of NoviWare with an evolution path to the new generation of performance NPUs from EZchip,” added Jodoin.

Key features of NoviWare 300 include:

  • Linux-based NoviWare host CPU software for PowerPC or Intel processors
  • Up to 12,000 Group table entries
  • Up to 4,096 Meters
  • Support for multiple OF Controllers
  • Up to 28 flow tables in TCAM
  • L2-L7 matching and packet handling through Experimenter user defined IP payload match and set-fields
  • Link Aggregation Group (LAG)
  • OpenFlow queues
  • Tunnel Metadata for GRE, MPLS and VxLAN
  • VLAN, MPLS and PBB tag processing
  • O&M CLI for configuration management
  • Support for key OpenFlow 1.4 features: Bundles, Eviction & Vacancy Event, and PBB UCA match field and set-field action field

NoviWare 300 is shipping now.

You can come meet NoviFlow and see our advanced OpenFlow solutions demonstrated at their booth (S5) at the Open Networking Summit in Santa Clara, CA, June 15th to 18th, 2015. For more information on NoviFlow high-performance OpenFlow 1.3 and 1.4 switching products please visit: http://noviflow.com/products/our-products/

About NoviFlow
NoviFlow Inc. provides high-performance OpenFlow-based switching solutions to network carriers, data center operators and enterprises seeking greater control and flexibility over their networks. NoviFlow has offices in Sunnyvale CA, Seattle WA and Montreal, Canada. For more information, please visit http://www.noviflow.com. Follow NoviFlow on Twitter @NoviFlowInc.

NoviFlow Media and Analyst Contacts:
Anne Baker
Email: abaker(at)bluecreekmarketing(dot)com
Phone: +1 425.442.1806

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