While SDN core overlay infrastructure is getting well-developed, more and more Service Providers are now aiming their next step to extend the SDN services all the way to customer sites.
Customers are always looking for more services, more bandwidth, and lower prices. SDN’s key characters, including policy-based control and automated provisioning, help service providers to react agilely while keeping cost low.
DrayTek OpenFlow switch supports operating under standard mode (as a traditional layer 2 bridge switch) and SDN mode (supporting OpenFlow 1.3). With this flexibility, service providers can keep support and inventory simple, and easily change between modes upon installations.
All VigorSwitches supports TR-069 protocol and can be managed by DrayTek VigorACS 3 cloud-based management platform. When operating in SDN mode, VigorACS helps to do remote maintenance with low cost; while when operating in legacy mode, VigorACS also provides configuration management.
DrayTek OpenFlow Switch supports various meters and actions provides by OpenFlow 1.3, and thus helps service providers creating new services agilely.
Following are some example OpenFlow features supported by VigorSwitch and the application in different scenarios:
With VigorSwitch’s SMB-oriented positioning and pricing, service provider will be able to deploy SDN to the last mile of their networks and thus differentiate their services from others, and also capable of improving their revenues.
*The OpenFlow functionality is project-based and must be activated by DrayTek HQ. Please contact your Sales for further inquiries.
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