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About CNLabs

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Criterion Network Labs is an independent, vendor-neutral interoperability lab for testing networking products, technologies, and solutions through industry collaboration.
The lab offers several programs in the emerging technology areas of Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Cloud and M2M to meet requirements of Network Equipment Manufacturers, Data Centers, and Network Operators.

CNLabs is ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited by the National Board of Accreditation for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) in the field of Electronics. This internationally recognized accreditation by a third-party certification service is proof of the laboratory’s competence. With it, customers can be assured of competency, quality, and consistency of test results from the lab.

Criterion Network Labs is the fourth ONF authorized SDN lab and the first lab globally to gain Open Flow Conformance accreditation. The lab plays a lead role in driving Open Flow’s Interoperability charter and the annual PlugFest events. We further the adoption of Open Interoperable Network Solutions by contributing to several interoperability efforts within various SDN/NFV fora and communities.

Criterion Network Labs’ primary lab facility is located at Bangalore, India, with a satellite test center in San Jose, California. The lab is an independent division of Criterion Networks, a leading provider of Open SDN-based deployment solutions, system integration, and consulting services to network operators and large enterprises.

The lab supports initiatives in many industry fora and communities such as ONFIPv6 Forum, OpenDaylightONOSOpenStack, and OPNFV, that help accelerate adoption of next-generation networks. Learnings from our collaboration efforts along with customer feedback from consulting engagements are constantly applied to our lab programs to keep them in line with industry trends and requirements.

For more information, please visit the CNLabs website.

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