SDN Enables Routerless Network
John Dunne of Intune Networks discusses the Routerless Network, using OpenFlow-enabled SDN to do what everyone said couldn’t be done. Among the many cited manifestations of Software-Defined Netwo
NEC/SDN Cures Chronic Pain.
A new case study from NEC shows the benefits of OpenFlow®-based SDN in a hospital setting. The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) recently announced its 2013 technical roadmap, with the continued bu
Virtual Network. Real Dollars.
Operators need new ways to monetize their network assets. Using an OpenFlow® SDN-enabled solution increases flexibility at a fraction of the cost. Operators are living in challenging times. They h
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 Seminars Jamming @ RSA
During this year’s RSA Conference, SDNCentral in conjunction with Wiretap Ventures, InCNTRE, The Chasm Group and ACG Research, organized a series of SDN focused seminar sessions, and an eveni
ONF Takes the Stage at APPNATION
ONF recently had the pleasure of attending APPNATION Enterprise Summit in San Francisco and moderating a panel entitled The Virtualization of the Network: How Software-Defined Networking Enhances E