The Award was dedicated to its Most Innovative SDN Product Strategy and Best New Product for Mobile
Brocade named winner in the Light Reading 2015 Leading Lights awards program for its Brocade SDN Controller ‘Most Innovative SDN Product Strategy’ and for Brocade Virtual Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) solution ‘Best New Product for Mobile’. In addition, Brocade customer Telekom Austria Group was awarded Most Innovative NFV Deployment Strategy for Network/Data Center Operators for its Brocade-powered solution.
Brocade is fully invested in making SDN completely modular to deliver New IP networks based on an open ecosystem. The Brocade SDN Controller is continuously built from the OpenDaylight code, with a virtuous cycle of contributions back to the OpenDaylight community. The Brocade vEPC solution provides a complete set of functions for the mobile control plane, session management, and data plane across all LTE core network elements. With the Brocade vEPC, operators gain a flexible architecture that allows them to scale mobile workloads to support different traffic profiles.
“We’re honored that the industry experts at Light Reading and analysts at Heavy Reading have recognized Brocade and Brocade-powered customer solutions in multiple award categories,” said Kelly Herrell, senior vice president and general manager, Software Networking at Brocade. “These awards signify the tremendous innovation enabled by the New IP and the networking technologies that Brocade is delivering today to customers worldwide.”
“The volume and quality of the entries we received across our 24 categories, which this year included specialist awards for SDN, NFV, IoT, and Gigabit broadband for the first time, shows how seriously the industry takes these awards, which are now in their 11th year,” stated Light Reading Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre. “The winners are an exceptional group of companies that have every right to be proud of their achievements and progress during the past year.”