Contrail Networking

Contrail Networking provides dynamic end-to-end networking policy and control for any cloud, any workload, and any deployment, from a single user interface. It translates abstract workflows into specific policies, simplifying the orchestration of virtual overlay connectivity across all environments.

Contrail Networking’s software-defined networking (SDN) capability, based on the open-source network virtualization project Tungsten Fabric, enables you to securely deploy your workloads in any environment. It offers continuous overlay connectivity to any workload, running on any compute technologies from traditional bare-metal servers, virtual machines, to containers.

Key Features


  • Routing and bridging
  • Load balancing
  • Security and multitenancy
  • Elastic, resilient VPN
  • Gateway services
  • High availability
  • Analytics services
  • API services

Features + Benefits

Faster Time to Market

With simple policy control, you can easily insert and chain virtual network functions.

Open Architecture

Open source, open standards, and open interfaces support multivendor interoperability.

Ultra-Fast Processing

The Contrail hypervisor-level virtual router (vRouter) forwarding plane provides line-rate overlay packet processing in multitenant environments.

Fast Linkages to Existing Networks

Gateway services provide high-speed, seamless connections to legacy network workloads.

Automated Integration

REST API facilitates IT DevOps automation and network integration with cloud orchestration systems.

Container Security

Delivers microsegmentation, encryption, and security at Layers 4–7 for cloud-native applications when paired with the cSRX Container Firewall.

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CUSTOMER SUCCESS

Building a New SDN and NFV Network Service Infrastructure with Juniper

Orange Business Services is a global IT and communications services provider with customers in 220 countries. Connectivity services are at the heart of its offerings, representing a third of its business. The provider partnered with Juniper to deliver more agile services through automation and virtualization.

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Contrail Networking

This open SDN solution for cloud and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) environments improves business flexibility and enhances security, availability, performance, automation, and elasticity.

Technical Features
  • Routing and bridging
  • Load balancing
  • Security and multitenancy
  • Elastic, resilient VPN
  • Gateway services
  • High availability
  • Analytics services
  • API services
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Contrail Service Orchestration

Orchestrates the entire service life cycle, from creation to delivery, in a modular and open framework.

Technical Features
  • Automated network orchestration and control with Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP) and configuration templates.
  • Full visualization of traffic flow, security events, and policies, all delivered from the cloud.
  • Application SLA policy management (over 4500 application signatures) and routing for automated application and resource provisioning across multiple network connections and paths.
  • Integrated advanced, Layer 1 to 7 security including next-generation firewall, content security, security intelligence, and advanced threat prevention.
  • Fully redundant platform including spoke redundancy and hub site redundancy with multihoming.
  • Multitenant support and rich role-based access control (RBAC), making it easier for you to serve and manage multiple customers.
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Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Data Center and Cloud Networking, Andrew Lerner, Evan Zeng, Jonathan Forest, 30 June 2020.

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