CNLabs Announces Cloud Based Certifications & NFV Test Services

SAN JOSE, California: Criterion Network Labs, an independent network interoperability test laboratory announced availability of cloud based test services for product certifications and NFV validation.

Self-test environments for product certification testing provide flexibility and cuts down on costs and time needed to obtain certifications for IPv6 and Open Flow. The on-demand NFV test framework helps customers undertake independent validation of VNFs on different MANO frameworks.

CNLabs Cloud Based Test Services

“Product vendors typically have to undertake several cycles of pre-testing for certification programs before sending them to approved labs for final testing or results review. The availability of guided self-test environments with pre-installed test tools makes it easy for our customers to undertake industry certifications and independent testing using a scalable model that fits their needs and budgets,” says Jayaprakash Kumar, CTO – Criterion Networks.

Cloud based test services from CNLabs are delivered using the Criterion SDCloud Platform. Service Providers, Data Center operators and Network Product vendors use SDCloud today for developing and validating SDN/NFV/Cloud solutions on public or private cloud infrastructure for their training, learning and evaluation needs.

The addition of certifications, virtual testbeds and lab programs from CNLabs to SDCloud allows customers to decrease development cycles, optimize costs, validate partner product integrations and undertake product certifications faster while having access to expertise from CNLabs on a need basis. Class leading SDCloud features like flexible infrastructure modeling, suspend/resume and user management are available to enterprise users.

CNLabs is an NABL accredited interoperability and independent test lab from Criterion Networks with focus on SDN/NFV/Cloud/M2M. The lab follows the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard meeting competency requirements for testing and calibration laboratories in the field of Electronics Testing.  CNLabs is also an approved product certification test facility for Open Networking Foundation and IPv6 Forum.

Criterion Networks provides network transformation services, consulting, solution development and system integration to cloud network operators and network product vendors using Criterion SDCloud Platform. The company is head quartered in Sunnyvale, CA with labs and product development centers in Santa Clara, CA and Bangalore, India.