O - Definitions

  • O

    OA&M (operations, administration, and management)

    OA&M (operations, administration, and management) is a general term used to describe the costs, tasks involved, or other aspects of operating, administering, and managing something such as a computer network.

  • OC-768

    OC-768 is currently the fastest synchronous optical network (SONET) standard rate for data transmission on optical fiber as part of the broadband ISDN (BISDN).

  • ODIN (Open Data Center with an Interoperable Network)

    ODIN (Open Data Center with an Interoperable Network) is a reference architecture that describes best practices for creating a flat, converged, virtualized data center fabric based on open industry standards.  

  • OF-Config (OpenFlow Configuration and Management Protocol)

    The OpenFlow Management and Configuration Protocol (OF-Config) is a protocol developed under the Open Networking Foundation used to manage physical and virtual switches in an OpenFlow environment.

  • offline

    Offline is the condition of being capable of but currently not connected to a network of computers or other devices.

  • one-armed router

    A one-armed router is a router that routes traffic between virtual local area networks (VLANs).

  • online

    Online is the condition of being connected to a network of computers or other devices.

  • ONOS (Open Network Operating System)

    ONOS (Open Network Operating System) is an operating system (OS) designed for network service providers to help build carrier-grade software-defined networks architected for high scalability, availability and performance

  • open relay (insecure relay or a third-party relay)

    An open relay (sometimes called an insecure relay or a third-party relay) is an SMTP e-mail server that allows third-party relay of e-mail messages.

  • OpenFlow Consortium

    The OpenFlow Consortium was a collaborative group of university researchers and network administrators that developed the original specification for the OpenFlow protocol.

  • OpenFlow controller

    An OpenFlow controller is an application that manages flow control in a software-defined networking (SDN) environment.

  • OpenFlow switch

    An OpenFlow switch is a software program or hardware device that forwards packets in a software-defined networking (SDN) environment.

  • OpenNMS (Open Network Management System)

    OpenNMS (Open Network Management System) is the first enterprise-grade network management platform developed under the open source model.

  • OpenStack Neutron (formerly called Quantum)

    OpenStack Neutron is a cloud networking controller and a networking-as-a-service project within the OpenStack cloud computing initiative.

  • Optical Carrier levels (OCx)

    The Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) includes a set of signal rate multiples for transmitting digital signals on optical fiber.

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