Who Does What: SDN Controllers (Mitch Wagner, Light Reading)

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Source: Light Reading The controller is the logical control center of the SDN network, communicating with switches via its “southbound” interface to provide networking instructions and communicating with applications via its “northbound” interface. In SDN’s purest form, the controller has all the intelligence: Switches are dumb, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) devices that are managed by the […]

Q&A: OpenDaylight Helium and Paving the Way for SDN Innovation (Roy Chua, SDxCentral)

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Source: SDxCentral To learn more about the OpenDaylight Project and Helium, read the Q&A below, catch the full presentation. How does OpenDaylight relate to ONOS? OpenDaylight: ONOS and ODL are two separate efforts. ONOS is being driven out of Stanford and is focused on service providers taking a very specific focused approach, mainly around OpenFlow. ODL […]

Open access key to better Internet in Canadian cities: panel (Brian Jackson, IT World Canada)

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Source: IT World Canada Canada needs to adopt an open access infrastructure model if it’s going to provide Internet service competitive with the bandwidth and prices offered elsewhere in the world, a panel of networking experts agreed at today’s CANARIE Summit in Toronto. The ageing copper infrastructure that’s found in cities like Toronto, Ottawa, and […]

Which SDN offerings include an OpenDaylight controller? (Neela Jacques, SearchSDN)

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Source: Tech Target – SearchSDN Which vendors distribute OpenDaylight controllers as part of their SDN offerings? This is a really important question, because one of the core problems that OpenDaylight is addressing is fragmentation in SDN technologies. There are over 30 SDN controllers on the market today. One of the key reasons for creating an […]

OpenDaylight Delivers Its First SDN Release, Hydrogen, But Does It Have Substance? (Ben Kepes, Forbes)

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Source: Forbes OpenDaylight is a Linux Foundation-backed initiative that aims to create standard code and blueprints to help accelerate adoption of Software Defined Networking. The Linux Foundation is the natural host of this project – it is, after all, the host for the largest open source project in history and OpenDaylight is following a similar […]

Inocybe Technologies and NoviFlow Team up on SDN, OpenFlow Platforms (Erin Harrison, SDNZone)

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In an effort to ease introduction and reduce the costs of utilizing software-defined networking (SDN) and OpenFlow with existing cloud and carrier networks, Inocybe Technologies and NoviFlow have teamed up to bring together elements of their respective product lines. Through their integration, the companies will make it possible for large data center operators to deploy […]

SDNCentral SDN and NFV Weekly Roundup – June 14, 2013

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Source: SDxCentral #1 Inocybe Stakes Claim to Industry’s First Unified Infrastructure Virtualization Platform At this week’s Cloud Computing Expo in NYC, Inocybe Technologies, a privately held company focused on delivering cloud-based network virtualization solutions, will launch the Inocybe Virtualization Platform (IVP), a turnkey solution businesses can use to create a private, community, or global scale […]

Open source SDN initiative sees daylight (James Middleton, Telecoms.com)

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Source: Telecoms.com Collaborative open source initiative, the OpenDaylight Project, has announced Cyan, Huawei, Inocybe Technologies, Plexxi and Radware as new members to help further the development of open source SDN. Founded by the Linux Foundation with support from Arista Networks, Big Switch Networks, Brocade, Cisco, Citrix, Dell, Ericsson, Fujitsu, HP, IBM, Intel, Juniper Networks, Microsoft, […]