Thursday, June 11, 2015

Sckipio G.fast Supports NETCONF and YANG

Sckipio Technologies' G.fast Distribution Point Unit (DPU) can now be SDN-controlled via the Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF), using the standard G.fast YANG data model, and with traffic managed via OpenFlow. The support for NETCONF YANG and OpenFlow is part of Sckipio’s new G.fast Management Stack, the first management stack designed from scratch to enable software-defined network (SDN) control on G.fast devices.

“G.fast is the ultra-broadband access technology for the 21st century and demands a modern approach to device management,” said David Baum, co-founder and CEO of Sckipio. “Instead of simply supporting outdated, proprietary management approaches, Sckipio is giving OEMs and ultimately operators, complete control and management of G.fast equipment using open solutions.”

Sckipio state-of-the-art management platform and networking stack includes NETCONF YANG, CLI, SNMP, IGMP, DHCP, MSTP, Y.1731 and CFM support, and is designed to comply with all relevant Broadband Forum G.fast management specifications (WT-301, WT-318/355 drafts) as they are released.

The Sckipio G.fast Management Stack is available now and runs on the PMC-Sierra WinPath family of network processors.

http://www.sckipio.com

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