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Avaya Embraces OpenDaylight and Open vSwitch for SDN Fx

At the core of Avaya’ SDN Fx architecture is the Shortest Path Bridging (802.1aq) technology that Avaya engineers have helped to develop and standardize. Shortest Path Bridging (SPB) is a replacement for spanning tree and was once positioned as the competitive alternative to TRILL (transparent interconnection for lots of links).