Ceragon Joins the Open Networking Foundation
#1 wireless backhaul specialist joins efforts to improve software-defined
networking (SDN) standards and solutions worldwide
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, BARCELONA, February 26, 2013
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, BARCELONA, February 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Ceragon Networks Ltd., (NASDAQ: CRNT), the #1 wireless backhaul specialist,
announced today that the company has joined theOpen Networking Foundation
(ONF). ONF is a non-profit organization, recognized throughout the networking
industry for its dedication to improving software-defined networking (SDN)
standards and solutions worldwide that are transforming networking technology.
As the first wireless backhaul specialist to become a member of ONF, Ceragon
will bring its unique expertise to the network transport working group on new
standards, frameworks and architectures.
"Becoming part of ONF enables Ceragon to continue to have an active role in
the ongoing development of new industry standards," said Ira Palti, Ceragon
Network's President and CEO. "As SDN is embraced by more and more leading
operators and system vendors around the world, it is fundamentally shifting
the industry's approach to networking technology."
"Defining the network behavior in software is a trend that is being
incorporated by organizations on a global scale, and open networking enables
faster innovation in this marketplace," said Dan Pitt, Executive Director,
Open Networking Foundation. "We are always excited to welcome new members that
can help bring OpenFlow efficiencies into wireless backhaul networks and build
the next generation of advanced networking capabilities."
About Ceragon Networks Ltd.
Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: CRNT) is the #1 wireless backhaul specialist.
We provide innovative, flexible and cost-effective wireless backhaul solutions
that enable mobile operators and other wired/wireless service providers to
deliver 2G/3G, 4G/LTE and other broadband services to their subscribers.
Ceragon's high-capacity, solutions use microwave technology to transfer voice
and data traffic while maximizing bandwidth efficiency, to deliver more
capacity over longer distances under any deployment scenario. Based on our
extensive global experience, Ceragon delivers turnkey solutions that support
service provider profitability at every stage of the network lifecycle
enabling faster time to revenue, cost-effective operation and simple migration
to all-IP networks. As the demand for data pushes the need for
ever-increasing capacity, Ceragon is committed to serve the market with
unmatched technology and innovation, ensuring effective solutions for the
evolving needs of the marketplace. Our solutions are deployed by more than 430
service providers in over 130 countries.
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