Cisco announced the acquisition of Sedonasys Systems, the industry leader in hierarchical controllers, in order to expand its multi-vendor, multi-domain automation, and software-defined networking services.
Cisco’s Routed Optical Networking Solution will benefit from the addition of Sedona NetFusion to its Crosswork portfolio, which will include a more sophisticated network automation platform.
Kevin Wollenweber, Vice President of product management in the Service Provider Network Systems for Cisco, said in a blog post, “HCO is the brain that enables transformation like 5G network slicing, routed optical networking, and disaggregation. We have one simple goal in our network automation strategy – simplification.”
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