IBS Group Member to Support SDN Interoperability Lab at Indiana University

Mar 29, 2013, 11:51 ET from IBS Group Holding Ltd

RAMSEY, the Isle of Man, March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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IBS Group, a leading software development and IT services provider in Central and Eastern Europe, announces that Luxoft, a member of IBS Group, has become a sponsor of the SDN (Software Defined Networking) Interoperability Lab at the Indiana Center for Network Translational Research and Education (InCNTRE) at Indiana University. Luxoft will provide its test automation framework, Twister, to perform a variety of equipment tests in the lab and actively participate in the SDN community at InCNTRE.

InCNTRE is a neutral, third-party facility supported by Indiana University that encourages the adoption of standard-based SDN, such as OpenFlow, through education, internships, direct networking, and the collaboration of students, faculty, and professionals. InCNTRE conducts interoperability, performance, and proof-of-concept tests for vendors and is the only official conformance-testing lab certified by the Open Networking Foundation (ONF).

"Luxoft is pleased to support InCNTRE and the important role it plays in the industry-wide adoption of SDN and OpenFlow systems," said Vasilily Suvorov, Vice President of Technology Strategy at Luxoft. "Software-defined networking ushers into a new era of innovation and opportunities for telecommunication industry. We hope that our Twister framework for OpenFlow test automation will help InCNTRE in its important mission."

"Luxoft's long experience in engineering development and test automation, and their continued support of academic institutes as well as early SDN initiatives, makes them an ideal sponsor and participant at InCNTRE. We welcome Luxoft as a sponsor," said Steve Wallace, InCNTRE's Director.

Luxoft actively promotes SDN in the telecommunications market by making Twister, its OpenFlow-compatible test automation framework, an open source program. Luxoft's Twister for OpenFlow allows vendors to execute and control parallel testing scripts on multiple platforms to increase productivity and efficiency in the system testing phases of product development. For more information please visit http://www.twistertesting.com

About IBS Group Holding Limited

IBS Group is a leading software development and IT services provider in Central and Eastern Europe. Through its two principal subsidiaries, Luxoft and IBS IT Services, it offers a wide variety of information technology services, such as software development and IT services outsourcing, IT infrastructure and business applications implementation. IBS Group has business operations in Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Poland, Germany, Switzerland, the UK, the USA, Vietnam and Singapore. IBS Group employs more than 8,300 people worldwide. In the year ended March 31, 2012, the Group reported US GAAP consolidated revenues of USD816.3 million. IBS Group's Global Depositary Receipts are listed on the Regulated Market (General Standard) at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Bloomberg: IBSG:GR; Reuters: IBSGq.F)

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