Network APIs from vendors News
November 20, 2015
Aerohive has unveiled an API platform that delivers wireless network data to business application developers.
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.
Network APIs from vendors Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
Not all programming languages are created equal. For networking pros ready to dive into coding, network engineer Will Murrell suggests starting with Python. Continue Reading
REST APIs play a vital role in SDN controllers and applications. This will be new territory for many network engineers, but it doesn't have to be overwhelming. Continue Reading
Author Chuck Black explains what 'open' means for SDN, and considers open SDN controllers, protocols and APIs. Continue Reading
Evaluate Network APIs from vendors Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
Enterprises aren't ready to revamp entire networks for SDN, but it's not a zero-sum game. A hybrid SDN strategy introduces it gradually or partially. Continue Reading
SDN allows for separation of control from the data plane, and creativity in network policy. Learn the many protocols that can make this possible. Continue Reading
Cisco and Juniper made OpenDaylight contributions that integrate their own SDN features into OpenDaylight environments. Continue Reading
Manage Network APIs from vendors
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
At Cisco Live this week, the company is heavily promoting its Cisco SDN strategy, but premium hardware is still at the center of the plan. Continue Reading
If software-defined networking standards are to work, they must be truly open. But how can users and developers be sure software-centric networking standards are really open? Continue Reading
The answer to cloud networking is more than software-defined networking; it's network-centric software with open APIs that could result in deeper network systems integration. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Network APIs from vendors Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
The OpenFlow protocol isn't required for SDN, although the Open Network Foundation recommends it, which means networking vendors have options. Continue Reading
An SDN controller, with or without OpenFlow, is not required for a software-defined network, and SDN architecture vendors take different approaches. Continue Reading
Networks can use a network fabric and SDN technologies together, and vendors' SDN architectures integrate them in a variety different ways. Continue Reading