Historically, network switches and routers have operated on a monolithic operating system. However, today’s converged applications such as voice, video, storage, and data require capabilities from a network infrastructure that are beyond the reach of a monolithic operating system.
Working in tandem, our next-generation features include:
- Modular architecture
- Open-standards POSIX compliance
- Secure operation with authentication
- Integrity, and protection
- Flexible policy language with file-based ACLs
- XML and Tcl languages
Extreme Networks can remove the bond between the software functions by sectionalizing the many lines of code into multiple layers. As a result, this modular approach delivers a resilient and multithreaded OS.