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Converged Network Operating System (CNOS)


Open, Disaggregated, Hardware-agnostic Routing Software

Built on Open Network Linux (ONL) leveraging hardened protocol stacks from the Infinera 8600 Series, CNOS provides a comprehensive Layer 2/3 network operating system for the Infinera DRX Series and third-party white boxes that delivers high availability, multi-unit scaling, and advanced synchronization.


Open networking solution

Built on ONL and supporting Open Network Install Environment (ONIE), CNOS is supported on the DRX Series and third-party white boxes.

Proven carrier-class software

CNOS leverages 15+ years of IP software experience, with over 200,000 units shipped and deployed by leading mobile network operators.

Comprehensive feature set

Supports IP routing, IP multicast, IP/MPLS, IPv6, IP VPNs, Integrated Routing and Bridging (IRB), and Layer 2 features.


Comprehensive management includes CLI and Transcend, with protocols including NETCONF, SNMP, FTP, SSH, Radius, and TACACS+.

Related Resources

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White Paper

The Case for Disaggregated Routing in 5G and DAA Transport Networks

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Solution Note

Infinera Converged Network Operating System (CNOS)

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Press Release

Infinera Expands Open Networking Solutions with Telecom Infra Project-compliant Disaggregated Cell Site Gateway

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Operator Strategies for Disaggregation in 5G Transport Networks

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