embeddedMIND(TM) Adds Netconf Management Protocol

    DUBLIN, IRELAND, June 19 /CNW/ - embeddedMIND has added Netconf to the
range of standard management protocols supported by their model-driven
management layer.

    Netconf is a transport independent XML-based complete management layer
protocol whose charter includes differentiation of configuration and
non-configuration data. Developed in the IETF by the Netconf working group
this new protocol has been designed to build upon the industry experience of
SNMP and to meet new needs for automation and greater control over
configuration data. Standardisation has started with RFC 4741 in December 2006
and is now proceeding to cover notifications and other areas.

    "We are looking forward to working with the makers of networked equipment
to explore the use of this exciting new approach to device management," said
David French, VP of product management for embeddedMIND. "Netconf provides an
interesting new approach to device management and is a natural fit to our
model-driven architecture. For existing devices embeddedMIND also provides a
transition path for makers who require one or more of the current management
protocols such as CLI, SNMP and Web/XML and now wish to offer Netconf. For our
existing global customer base Netconf is simply a new software component which
can be seamlessly added to the management layer thus providing a roadmap into
next generation management functionality."

    About embeddedMIND

    embeddedMINDTM is a division of Silicon and Software Systems Ltd (S3).

    The embeddedMIND product family was developed based on the experience
gained over a 20-year period of providing solutions for the world's leading
networking equipment manufacturers.

    embeddedMIND has been built from the ground up to provide a unified
approach to network device management. Our unique architecture enables us to
support today's and tomorrow's network management standards while minimizing
the impact of changing interfaces on our customers' application. embeddedMIND
scales from access to core applications and has been deployed in
infrastructures as diverse as wireless base stations, enterprise routers and
high-end metro-edge routers.

    embeddedMIND provides a key part of the system infrastructure in an
off-the-shelf solution that provides high quality, robust, carrier-grade
performance. This enables equipment manufacturers to focus on providing
value-added features and services to their customers. For further information
visit http://www.embeddedmind.com.

    About Netconf

    Further information on Netconf can be found at the IETF Netconf WG


For further information:

For further information: S3 for embeddedMIND David French (Europe),
+48-71-33-48-174 david.french@s3group.com or Jon Parrish (Nth America and
Asia), +1-408-415-0223 jon.parrish@s3group.com

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