CNLABS is an independent, vendor-neutral interoperability lab for testing products, technologies & solutions through industry collaboration.

We offer certification, interoperability and independent test programs for Equipment Manufacturers, Data Centers, Network Operators, Electric Utilities and Smart City Transformation.  Test programs from the lab focus on emerging network technologies like SDN/NFV, Virtualization,Cloud and IoT. Several lab programs are also available as cloud based test services.

Our primary lab test facility is located at Bangalore, India, with a satellite test center in Santa Clara, California. Our lab 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.

CNLABS is an IPv6 Forum and ONF authorized SDN lab. We are the first lab globally to get ISO 17025 accreditation for Open Flow Conformance test methods.We play a lead role in driving Open Flow’s Interoperability charter, annual PlugFests & events like Open Tech India to help build the SDN/NFV ecosystem in India. We also support projects like Atrium, OpenCORD, OpenStack, ONOS, OpenDaylight, OPNFV within communities like ONF, Linux Foundation and IPv6 Forum, to help accelerate adoption of next-generation network solutions and further initiatives around dis-aggregated access, 5G and Smart Network Transformation.

CNLABS is an independent division of Criterion Networks Inc.


Interoperability | Independent Testing | Certifications