MERA Engineers will Present Network Utilization Optimizer for SD-WAN at «SDN & NFV – The Next Generation of Computational Infrastructure»

October, 24, 2014, Santa Clara, CA - MERA engineers will take part in The International Science and Technology Conference «SDN & NFV – The Next Generation of Computational Infrastructure», which will be held on October, 27-29 at Moscow State University. Pavel Likin and Alexander Vilchinsky, MERA software designers, will present a standalone Network Utilization Optimizer (NUO) for SD-WAN built around SDN-architechture. The application allows for effective management of city scale ISP networks with mesh connectivity. A remote SDN controller in the core of the application runs on high performance server, applying relatively complex per-flow global routing algorithms and thus optimizing the network. The application was developed using OpenFlow technologies at data plane devices and uses modified Dijkstra algorithm which searches for the route with the best spare capacity based on actual network utilization. 


Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is the hottest new networking trend of the past few decades. Network Function Virtualization (NFV) is a complementary trend and together they promise to shape the evolution of the Internet and Cloud infrastructure into a Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) while transforming the industry. Network and cloud providers are already embracing these trends and early adopters are aggressively trialing and deploying SDN and NFV. Established and new vendors are busy creating their own SDN and NFV technologies and solutions and are competing for leadership positions in this rapidly growing international market. 


About «SDN & NFV – The Next Generation of Computational Infrastructure»Conference


The International Science and Technology Conference «SDN & NFV – The Next Generation of Computational Infrastructure» will bring together SDN and NFV leaders of the international scientific community, research departments of corporations, and industrial enterprises of the Russian Federation, as well as academic institutions and public authorities to discuss the most urgent and promising technologies in the area of computer networking, virtualization and cloud computing, to share the latest developments and provide a platform for in-depth discussions on the state of the industry and how to move forward. The conference will provide excellent opportunities to interact with and influence the rapidly developing ecosystem of researchers, telecom and cloud operators, vendors and other stakeholders in Russia. For additional information, please, visit

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