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Dell Networking OpenDaylight Controller

Ease SDN and NFV deployment

Confidently deploy an agile software-defined network for OpenStack environments with the Dell Networking OpenDaylight SDN Controller.
Dell Networking OpenDaylight Controller


Simplified SDN and NFV deployment with ODL
Simplified SDN and NFV deployment with ODL
The Dell OpenDaylight (ODL) Controller eases software-defined network (SDN) and network-function virtualization (NFV) deployment and management in purpose-built OpenStack environments. This enables you to add new workloads and services with greater flexibility and agility.

The Dell Networking ODL Controller is a commercial distribution of the OpenDaylight project’s SDN controller.
Accelerated SDN deployments in OpenStack environments
Accelerated SDN deployments in OpenStack environments
Reduce the complexity of OpenStack networking deployments by integrating the ODL SDN Controller into OpenStack Neutron.

The industry-standard ODL controller sits on the OpenStack node and connects into the Neutron component of OpenStack. All required OpenStack networking functions are visible from Horizon, the OpenStack dashboard. The controller handles dynamic changes automatically.

The ODL controller interoperates with a rich ecosystem of software partner offerings for out-of-the-box SDN/NFV integration. It provides modularity and extensibility through easy Java programmability from open APIs.
Customer flexibility  with open source SDN
Customer flexibility with open source SDN
The OpenDaylight SDN controller supports a majority of use cases for open SDN controllers, making it one of the most promising open source frameworks available. And you can expect faster workload deployment based on Dell software enhancements.

Dell’s active participation in the OpenDaylight community ensures ODL integration with OpenStack in open standard SDN deployments as well as support for future ODL releases.
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Network assessments offer a holistic view of your multivendor environment and a reference point for how your infrastructure is performing. Our experts can pinpoint and expose issues in your network using specialized software and diagnostic tools. These unbiased and insightful analytics are aggregated into comprehensive reports that can include recommendations on how to improve performance, optimize devices and remediate problems.
Network Topology Assessment

Is your network complex and coiled? Dell can perform a detailed audit and inventory of all multivendor devices in the network to provide visibility and identify configuration issues.

Network Optimization Assessment

Many networks are a multivendor patchwork of devices not running at their optimal state. We can analyze devices from all leading vendors and make recommendations to optimize the entire multivendor design, fine-tune devices and maximize performance of the holistic environment.

Application Performance Assessment

When business applications and databases begin to show signs of latency or completely shut down, we can conduct a comprehensive analysis to uncover performance issues, isolate problems and accelerate troubleshooting of the enterprise infrastructure and software applications.

VoIP Assessment

Moving to a Voice-over-IP (VoIP) solution requires the right network infrastructure to support real-time voice protocols. Simulated load testing, analysis and review can identify the next steps to building a VoIP platform or fixing issues of an existing one.

Network Security Assessment

Safeguard your network from constant attack. Let our experts examine and uncover potential vulnerabilities and provide a comprehensive security design assessment.

Wireless Site Survey

Great wireless connectivity starts with a detailed site survey. Dell can analyze existing infrastructure, identify RF interference and recommend the best design and optimal placement of new devices.

The Dell standardized deployment service guarantees that setup and optimization are done correctly so that you can launch faster and focus on daily business.
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ProDeploy Plus

Expert planning and execution seamlessly weaves Dell’s open systems architecture with existing network infrastructure from Cisco, HP, Juniper and others. Choose ProDeploy Plus, the most complete deployment offer on the market for complex environments.

Setting up network protocols, and policies can be tricky. Dell certified network engineers can configure and optimize your new hardware remotely or on-site and get new technology up and running fast .
Basic Deployment
Basic Deployment

Mounting and cabling of wired and wireless devices can be tedious and time-consuming. Get worry-free hardware installations with experienced Dell technicians who do deployments every day .
Support and Education

Dell offers a variety of on-site and remote support options that can be added at time of purchase. Dell ProSupport ensures problems are diagnosed and resolved by experts.
On-site and Remote Assistance             On-site and Remote Assistance

Get immediate access to Dell ProSupport professionals who can help you troubleshoot and diagnose issues that may arise in your network.
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Learn practical knowledge and operational techniques.

Dell network consulting provides on-site or remote access to highly skilled professionals who provide project assistance and guidance across a variety of technologies for a specific project or timeframe.
Networking Workshop                          Networking Workshop

Get professional insight with a half-day collaborative whiteboard session to discuss potential improvements.

Time-Based ConsultingTime-Based Consulting

For those times when you need a little extra technical guidance, certified experts are available to discuss system design or help resolve complex issues that can be billed by the day, week or by the phone call. Time-based consulting is as flexible as you are.
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