Category: Working Groups
Reflecting on ONF’s progress in 2013 and making SDN predictions for the New Year. 2013 was a fantastic year for ONF as well as the Software-Defined Networking (SDN) movement as a whole. We surpas
Advocating End Users and Open Networking
ONF & ONUG form a strategic alliance to promote open networking, giving a voice to the end-user community to drive SDN standardization. One of the particularly noteworthy aspects of the journey
Two Royal Births In One Week!
The Open Networking Foundation Launches an OpenFlow® Conformance Testing Program Talk about new arrivals! While royal-watchers worldwide tuned in to celebrate the birth of George Alexander Louis o
Do You Have a Backbone?
Implementing SDN for cloud backbone networks? Cloud service and network service providers have nothing to fear. When I speak with companies considering Software-Defined Networking (SDN) deployment,
Openness in the DC. And the NW.
Dan Pitt reflects on ONF’s endorsement of ODCA Forecast 2013, an IT industry event held in conjunction with GigaOM Structure. The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) is an advocate for Software-Defi
ONF’s Executive Director, Dan Pitt shares a recap of the third PlugFest event held at Indiana University. Kicking off the summer, nearly 50 network engineers from 20 member companies worldwide tr
APAC Congress. SDN Insight.
ONF discusses the organization’s participation in the first Layer123 SDN & OpenFlow® APAC Congress with a recap of the event. Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is gaining momentum in the APA
Hybrid Challenge. OpenFlow Solution.
The OpenFlow® protocol offers a dynamic and cost-effective foundation for hybrid cloud services. Helping organizations to understand the full spectrum of OpenFlow® use cases, the Open Networking
ONF discussion groups provide forums to discuss topics related to SDN. They are a useful vehicle for presenting ideas and debating their merits. Participants enjoy expanding their knowledge of issu
CHAIR: Justin Dustzadeh The Migration working group will produce methods to migrate network service from a traditional network, like a data center or a wide area network, to a Software-Defined Netw
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
Testing & Interoperability
CHAIR: Michael HaughVICE CHAIR: Ron Milford The Testing and Interoperability working group seeks to accelerate the development and adoption of the OpenFlow® Standard. The group will work toward th