Sedona’s CTO Will Discuss the World’s First Multilayer Restoration Solution in ECOC 2016

Sedona Systems’ co-founder and CTO, Ori Gerstel, will deliver a paper in ECOC 2016 about the world’s first live demonstration of multilayer, multivendor automatic restoration. Ori will explain how Sedona’s multilayer restoration app managed to achieve superior results compared to optical-only restoration and how it could impact operator business. The demonstration was conducted on a…

Sedona Closes Round B Funding: Press Roundup

Our announcement about raising $13.6M in round B funding has attracted plenty of attention. It was kick started in a blog item by Marcin Hejka, Vice President of Intel Capital. Announcing Intel’s investment in three Israel companies, Sedona being one of them, Hejka wrote that Sedona, “Is improving the connectivity of the world’s networks and the efficiency…

The Road to SDN: One Step at a Time

In a recent interview, Google’s Head of Datacenter Fabric and Inter-DC Networking, Vijoy Pandey, urged service providers to stop waiting for SDN/NFV standards to emerge. Instead, he advised, “Just go ahead and build this stuff… start deploying a few things, and you’ll see the benefits right away.” Well, I couldn’t agree more. The words SDN and NFV have…

OFC 2016: Multilayer Restoration Takes Center Stage

We went to OFC 2016 with very high expectations. After all, we were about to demonstrate in Anaheim, California, the world’s first multilayer, multivendor automatic restoration of a fiber cut. Nevertheless, we were overwhelmed by the responses of operators, vendors, and analysts. In our booth and outside it, multilayer control was a major theme in…

Huawei Announces Collaboration with Sedona

Huawei has highlighted its collaboration with Sedona in its press release on OFC 2016. The leading Chinese vendor announced that it is cooperating with Sedona and Telefonica to demonstrate “multivendor multidomain interconnection.” The press release elaborates, “The Huawei T-SDN controller provides open northbound APIs for integration with Telefonica and Sedona Systems’ devices. Moreover, Huawei is…

Sedona to Demonstrate at OFC 2016 the World’s First MultiLayer Restoration

Sedona will demonstrate in this year’s OFC conference (22-24 March, 2016) the world’s first multilayer, multivendor automatic restoration. In a live network setup, encompassing equipment from five different vendors in both the IP/MPLS and Optical layers, we will show a multilayer restoration process following a fiber failure. The process takes into consideration both network layers and…