Overlays, OpenFlow, & More
OpenFlow® and SDN, Overlays and Pure OpenFlow, Hardware vs Software Switching The explosion of interest in the industry on Software-Defined Networking reveals a genuine interest to provide the ben
Leading the SDN Revolution in APAC
Over the past year, we have seen an increase in-demand for SDN and OpenFlow® in United States and Europe. Our participation at some of the industry’s key events around the world has validated
The SDN Revolution Continues
The SDN Revolution Continues: Forward Momentum for the Movement and for Member Companies We are in exciting times for software-defined networking, with many of our members developing and releasing
Europe Embraces SDN
Europe Embraces SDN at the First SDN & OpenFlow® World Congress This year, the Open Networking Foundation had the honour to co-host Europe’s first SDN & OpenFlow® World Congress, where
Report from the PlugFest
Indianapolis, October 12, 2012 Industry pundits, press, and analysts pride themselves on forward-looking prognostications on technology trends, which evolve over time. Predicting the fate of protoc
Network Functions Virtualization group
At today’s Layer123 SDN and OpenFlow® World Congress, a group of Network Operators announced an initiative to form a new Network Operator driven “Network Functions Virtualization” Industry
Clearing up the Fog around the FAWG
On the day in early August when the ONF announced the formation of the Forwarding Abstractions Working Group (FAWG), and my role as chair, several people asked me what, exactly, FAWG will be doing.
Data Plane Challenges
Data Plane Challenges for Emerging Data Center Architectures I’ve seen a lot of articles and blogs about SDN discussing topics related to the network control plane, such as the use of OpenFlow®
SDN—Evolution in Carrier Ethernet
Software Defined Networking (SDN) is the hottest new technology in networking. ONF member company Google is running its backbone network traffic on an SDN network built using OpenFlow. Nicira was a
Why Improving OPEX is Critical
Why Improving OPEX is Critical to the Success of OpenFlow® and SDN? Much of the discussion around SDN in general and OpenFlow® in specific has been around the potential for dramatically lower (ha
SDN Sizzles in Miami
No one can deny that 2012 has been a busy summer for the networking industry! Two weeks ago, I shared the exciting developments coming out of the ESCC/Internet2 Joint Techs Conference in Stanford.
Milestone for the SDN Movement
This week marked another significant milestone for the Software-Defined Networking movement. Open Networking Foundation member company Nicira has been acquired by VMWare – another ONF member.