Zeetta Networks closes new funding round to drive commercial expansion

Zeetta Networks announces the completion of its latest follow-up funding round which has secured a total of £1.6m, led by Bloc Ventures, with existing investors IP Group and Breed Reply also participating in the round. This new funding will allow Zeetta Networks to further develop its channels to the Enterprise market and extent its innovative Open Networking Platform solution NetOSâ to address the emerging business opportunities in the 5G Network Operator market where the company has achieved already some early success.

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Zeetta Networks Invited to Speak in INCA event in London

Zeetta Networks has been invited to present its NetOS®, its Network Virtualization and Slicing technology at the “Software Defined Networks and Network Function Virtualisation” workshop, taking place on the HMS Belfast this Wednesday 21st June in London.

The workshop is organised by the Independent Networks Cooperative Association (INCA), the association of alternative network providers (‘Altnets’) who are building new fibre networks in urban and rural areas across the UK in competition with BT. INCA members such as CityFibre, Hyperoptic, and GigaClear use their own commercial investment to rollout brand new fibre networks and establish close relationships with the communities they serve.

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Why local government needs to go open source in the smart city

Read why Nick Randall, Zeetta’s Sales and Marketing Director, argues it makes sense for local government to opt for an open source approach to the smart city and beyond.

The smart city is set to grow – and grow at a fast pace –  over the next three years. The market size is estimated to increase 19.4% from $312.03 billion in 2015 to $ 757.74 billion by 2020. (Smart Cities Report). Obviously a market of this scale and potential attracts close attention from vendors of equipment and services of all types, especially the larger well-known brands.

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Zeetta Networks at OFC'2016

Zeetta Networks participates at the Optical Fibre Communications Conference and Exhibition from 20-24 March 2016 in AnaheimCaliforniaUSA.

OFC is the largest global conference and exhibition for optical communications and networking professionals with well over 12,000 attendees from 65+ countries. 

At OFC'2016 Zeetta Networks showcases the integration of Zeetta’s OpenFlow 1.4 control interface onto Polatis’ Series 7000 – 384x384 port Optical Circuit Switch (OCS) products.

The Polatis Series 7000n Optical Switch is the largest-capacity, highest-density, highest-performance and most reliable non-blocking all-optical matrix switch available in the industry today.  The 384x384 OCS only has the energy consumption of a lightbulb, but can route over 3.7Pb/s of optical traffic, with up to 9.6Tb/s capacity per fibre. 

Attendees of OFC'2016 would be able to see the joint Polatis/Zeetta live demonstration of OpenFlow 1.4 packet/optical circuit switch integration and its application to Hadoop big data optimization on booth 2163 .