Coriant, Coriant, a global supplier of metro-to-core packet optical networking solutions, today announced it will showcase multi-vendor, multi-layer interworking using the Coriant Transcend™ SDN Transport Controllerand Coriant® hiT 7300 Multi-Haul Transport Platform.

Coriant has scheduled an interoperability demonstration to showcase transport SDN use cases to carriers China Telecom, China Unicom, SKT, Telefónica, and Verizon.

The interoperability is based on OIF and Open Networking Foundation (ONF), and here is how Coriant describes it:

We are excited to take part in this global interoperability initiative as the industry takes a significant step forward toward realizing the operator and end-user value of SDN in real-world operational environments,” said Stefan Voll, Vice President of Product Management, Optical and NMS, Coriant. “The validation of these open APIs lays the foundation for a new breed of applications and services powered by advanced SDN programmability and automation

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