Padtec ties with UfiSpace, IP Infusion for open switch and router development

May 22, 2023
The company expects to deliver an end-to-end equipment line for disaggregated communication networks.

Padtec has revealed plans to complement its line of optical transport systems with switches and routers. The Brazilian network equipment developer says it will partner with open hardware supplier UfiSpace and open OS vendor IP Infusion to create the portfolio.

The company expects to deliver an end-to-end equipment line for disaggregated communication networks. The line’s elements will pair UfiSpace's switches and routers IP Infusion’s OcNOS network operating system software. "The result is a complete, efficient, competitive, and market-demand-driven solution," asserted Carlos Raimar, CEO and investor relations director at Padtec.

“Throughout its journey, Padtec has always focused on continuous improvement of its solutions, aiming to offer high-tech products that positively contribute to our customers' businesses," added Argemiro Sousa, business director at Padtec. "In this regard, UfiSpace and IP Infusion are strategically positioned to assist us in delivering a solution that meets the expectations of our customers."

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Stephen Hardy is editorial director and associate publisher of Lightwave and Broadband Technology Report, part of the Lighting & Technology Group at Endeavor Business Media. Stephen is responsible for establishing and executing editorial strategy across the both brands’ websites, email newsletters, events, and other information products. He has covered the fiber-optics space for more than 20 years, and communications and technology for more than 35 years. During his tenure, Lightwave has received awards from Folio: and the American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE) for editorial excellence. Prior to joining Lightwave in 1997, Stephen worked for Telecommunications magazine and the Journal of Electronic Defense.

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