Network APIs from vendors
- March 30, 2016
This month's Network Innovation Award goes to Cisco for its SDN controller, APIC Enterprise Module, which aims to replace manual, laborious network tasks with policy-based automation.
- March 04, 2016
The Open Networking User Group is hosting the first ONUG Grand Challenge Hackathon, with the goal of encouraging the development of new automation applications.
- May 07, 2015
SDN blogs: Network professionals talk about the benefits of virtualizing your WAN, why learning about APIs is crucial and when to upgrade to new software.
- November 05, 2014
Midokura open sources its network virtualization software in a bid to gain mindshare in the OpenStack community, where Neutron plugins remain complex and imperfect.
- October 16, 2014
This week, SDN bloggers take a look at how SDN troubleshooting, issues with APIs and network programmability, VXLAN and OTV, and network code upgrades.
- September 17, 2014
Wireless LAN vendor Meru offers Meru Collaborator, an application for the OpenDaylight controller that allows Microsoft Lync to request QoS for UC sessions.
- July 31, 2014
Open Networking User Group members say programmable, software-based networks will let them save dramatically on network opex and capex. Instead of furthering the network device glut, they’ll move to commodity servers and virtual network services.
- July 30, 2014
With the DevNet community, Cisco hopes network engineers and developers will build software on top of its APIs. Network engineers could find a DevOps future there.
- April 23, 2014
Cisco and Juniper made OpenDaylight contributions that integrate their own SDN features into OpenDaylight environments.
- March 19, 2014
HP's SDN app store needs apps, so HP is training partners, developers and engineers to build them. HP and its partner, Kemp Technologies, discuss.
- February 18, 2014
With a new Microsoft Lync SDN API, network managers can correlate unified communications performance with what's happening on the routed network.
- January 29, 2014
The multifaceted Cisco SDN onslaught trudged forward with the OpenDaylight-based XNC controller, onePK support on the Nexus 7700 and ACI momentum.
- December 18, 2013
In 2013, the top ten SDN news stories were driven by two central themes: the rise of open networking and hardware vendors going software.
- October 18, 2013
The Open Networking Foundation forms a northbound interface working group to model and prototype technology, but not to necessarily pursue a standard.
- October 03, 2013
Sources say the ONF is at the early stages of developing northbound API standards. Standardized SDN app interfaces could boost adoption.