NetFoundry supports the EdgeX Foundry community
EdgeX Foundry developers, ISVs, SIs and businesses leverage NetFoundry’s programmable, on-demand networking to securely and reliably connect from edge to fog to core to clouds, using their choice of Internet access provider at the edges, and combining multiple edge wired and wireless providers into hybrid WANs. NetFoundry supports the EdgeX Foundry community, delivering:
- • On-demand, private IIoT software defined networks
- • Industrial-grade network security, resiliency and reliability
- • Agile orchestration and management, using off-the-shelf developer and devops tools
NetFoundry partners use NetFoundry software, including NetFoundry’s optimized public and private cloud networking, to instantly replace private networks or VPNs, deploying global networks in hours. Or, partners can integrate with NetFoundry APIs to offer full stack solutions to end customers, with global network integrated into the solution stack. NetFoundry’s service endpoints are deployed as Docker Containers and VMs across operating systems, instantly and securely connecting IoT devices or gateways to fog, core and cloud computing.
The NetFoundry solution
The specific needs of each IIoT service control the NetFoundry IoT application driven networks, rather than each service trying to fit into a pre-built, one-size-fits-all network, resulting in an app-made, on-demand software defined network (SDN) for each session.
NetFoundry SDNs are more secure and resilient than VPNs, using software-defined perimeter architectures (SDP) and patented technology to make customer networks “dark” to the outside world, and thwart attacks such as botnets, DDoS and man-in-the-middle. NetFoundry SDNs are more performant than VPNs, intelligently routing data across multiple tier one backbones, selecting the best paths in real-time according to the performance needs of the specific session.
The EdgeX Foundry democratizes the IoT edge in a similar manner as NetFoundry democratizes IoT networking. Together, NetFoundry and the Linux Foundation help unleash the collective innovation of IoT developers, simplifying their path to deploying valuable business applications. NetFoundry’s platform and APIs enable partners to embed on-demand, software-defined, cloud-connected networks inside of their IT IIoT services, working with EdgeX Foundry ecosystem partners to provide full-stack IIoT solutions which work together to provide end-to-end identity, policy, reliability and security.