Northbound applications and interface
- March 14, 2018
The Open Networking Foundation formed Stratum, an open source networking project intended to create more interoperability among white box switches and network operating systems.
- October 11, 2017
MEF published the Sonata and Presto APIs and also said it will work with ONAP to govern how service providers can automate and orchestrate their software-based networks.
- September 22, 2016
SDN market-watchers discussed Project Boulder's SDN interoperability trial, nine good reasons to buy white box switches and Riverbed's latest SD-WAN strategy.
- 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.
- December 04, 2014
Saisei's network flow control software is now available on HP's OpenFlow SDN app store, giving network managers increased visibility into their networks.
- 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 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.
- July 14, 2014
Ciena unveiled an OpenDaylight controller, as well as applications that bring programmability to optical networks and allow for WAN bandwidth on demand.
- 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.
- December 06, 2013
The ONF's new chair of the Northbound Interface Working Group says there's no need for standards yet, but common interfaces will help developers proliferate.
- November 19, 2013
Plexxi introduced a new ToR switch with Ethernet-based interconnections for data center pods and a data services engine for DIY application affinity.
- 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
With the new HP SDN App Store, SDK and other developer resources, HP tries to grow a market for SDN apps on its controller.
- October 03, 2013
Sources say the ONF is at the early stages of developing northbound API standards. Standardized SDN app interfaces could boost adoption.
- August 06, 2013
SDN startup Plexxi has contributed its application affinity networking metadata service to the OpenDaylight controller.