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

SANTA CLARA, CA (PRWEB) June 15, 2015

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 NoviFlows 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 NoviFlows 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 industrys 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:

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 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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