News : Avaya Bangalore R&D Center Showcases Software-Defined Networking Innovation
Bangalore, India, March 23, 2015 -- Avaya introduced a new, open software-defined networking (SDN) architecture that can help the Indian government deliver on its digital inclusion vision, and allow the country’s enterprises to create the agile networks required by today’s dynamic applications.
The new architecture shaves off weeks in provisioning time by allowing devices and users at the network edge to be added easily to the network. The Avaya SDN Fx architecture, built on the Avaya Fabric Networking technology, features new products and capabilities for a complete solution that delivers on the promise of SDN.
India is at the heart of Avaya’s innovation focus, and represents the largest R&D center globally, spread across Bangalore, Hyderabad and Pune. The Bangalore R&D center has a large pool of talented engineers, researchers and product management staff with a research and engineering lab and infrastructure with Data Networking and Unified Communications being the primary focus areas. The flagship SDN Fx technology has been developed out of the Bangalore center of Avaya India.
The Bangalore team contributes significantly to the Avaya Fabric Connect technology and associated data center, core and distribution switch platforms, the Avaya Identity Engines Access Control and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) platform, Wireless LAN (WiFi), Unified Branch, common network management and orchestration software product suites. The Bangalore R&D facility also contributes to the Avaya SDN architecture that includes orchestration and monitoring software interfaces with Open Stack, cloud orchestration and the innovative full-stack Avaya Collaboration Pod that includes an end-to-end solution with 3rd party compute, storage and virtual machine products.
The Bangalore R&D center provides technology for Avaya’s strategic focus in midmarket unified communications solutions including its flagship IP Office solution. The Bangalore R&D team works closely with the Avaya sales team in providing the most appropriate products and solutions to Avaya’s customers in India spread across business functions and verticals, including leading companies and public sector institutions.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Thursday, March 26, 2015