Supported Operating Systems:

  • Linux
    • RedHat
    • CentOS
  • HP-UX
  • Virtualization-friendly
    • VMware support
    • Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) support

netFLEX® Supported network element communication methods:

  • NETCONF/YANG
  • REST/JSON
  • TL1
  • SNMP
  • CLI
  • Others as required

Supported Transport Network Equipment

LightRiver Software’s industry-leading netFLEX platform simplifies and improves the operation of transport networks by seamlessly integrating multiple technologies and multi-generational equipment from multiple vendors, representing more than 85% of North American deployed equipment. This is enabled within the netFLEX framework by supporting real-time (discovered) inventory, actionable (programmable) analytics, and provisioning automation. netFLEX aligns to industry SDN Reference Models as an Optical Domain Controller (ODC) as well as Domain Orchestrator.

netFLEX software can enable users to perform all operations, and receive all pertinent network information, seamlessly from a single platform, with a single browser-based GUI and uniform API/Services framework – to ‘make it all look the same.’ This multi-technology support includes DWDM, SONET, DCI, Packet, radio, digital cross-connect systems (DCS) and various optical and L2/L3 devices from the industry’s leading suppliers to also include whitebox/disagg. Strategic supplier support includes:

  • Accedian
  • Adtran
  • Adva/MRV
  • Anritsu
  • Ciena/Cyan/Nortel
  • Cisco
  • Coriant/Tellabs/Sycamore/Eastern Research/
  • Fujitsu Network Communications
  • Huawei
  • Infinera/Transmode/Coriant/Tellabs/Sycamore/Eastern Research
  • Juniper/BTI
  • NEC
  • Nokia/Alcatel-Lucent/Lucent
  • Telco Systems
  • Telmar
  • Viavi/JDSU
  • Zhone
  • and others

netFLEX MDH processes events and alarms from almost any physical optical or ethernet devices.

Supported EMS & SDN Controllers

LightRiver Software’s industry-leading netFLEX platform simplifies and improves the operation of transport networks by seamlessly integrating multiple technologies and multi-generational equipment from multiple vendors. These integrations extend beyond our almost 300 Network Elements supported (thousands if you include OS-variants) to that of supplier Element Management Systems (EMS), SDN instances (OEM Optical Domain Control platforms), and OSS platforms.

LightRiver has integrated with, or successfully been certified to deliver with a broad ecosystem of industry software solutions, including;

  • Adva FSP Network Manager
  • Adva Ensemble
  • Ciena OneControl
  • Ciena Blue Planet
  • Exfo Ontology
  • Fujitsu Netsmart
  • Fujitsu Virtuora
  • IBM Netcool
  • Infinera DNA
  • Nokia 1340 INC
  • Nokia 5620 Service Aware Manager (SAM)
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