Criterion Network Labs is an independent, vendor-neutral interoperability lab for testing products, technologies & solutions through industry collaboration with focus on emerging network technologies like SDN/NFV, Virtualization,Cloud and IoT.

The lab offers certification, interoperability and independent test programs for Equipment Manufacturers, Data Centers, Network Operators and Utilities. Many lab programs are also available on the CNLABS cloud test services platform.

CNLabs is ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited by the National Board of Accreditation for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) in the field of Electronics. The internationally recognized accreditation is a third-party certification of the competence of laboratory and provides additional confidence to our customers on competency, quality and consistency of test results from the lab.

Criterion Network Labs is an IPv6 Forum and ONF authorized SDN lab and first lab globally to get ISO 17025 accreditation for Open Flow Conformance test methods. The lab plays a lead role in driving Open Flow’s Interoperability charter and the annual PlugFest events.

Criterion Network Labs’ primary lab facility is located at Bangalore, India, with a satellite test center in Santa Clara, California. The lab is an independent division of Criterion Networks Inc

CNLabs leads the annual Open SDN event, Open Tech India which helps build the local SDN/NFV community and ecosystem in India. We also support  initiatives like Atrium in many industry fora and communities such as OpenCORD, ONFIPv6 Forum, OpenStack, ONOS, OpenDaylight,and OPNFV that help accelerate adoption of next-generation networks. As a member of the Test Leadership Council (TLC), we help develop new SDN test programs at Open Networking Foundation.

Learnings from our alliance program and other customer engagements are constantly applied to our lab programs to keep them in line with industry trends and needs.


Interoperability | Independent Testing | Certifications