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October 01, 2014
The OpenDaylight Project Helium release brings the added security and application networking features that enterprises want.
April 23, 2014
Cisco and Juniper made OpenDaylight contributions that integrate their own SDN features into OpenDaylight environments.
January 31, 2014
The ONF cut membership fees for SDN startups incorporated within the past two years, allowing them to become more involved in the non-profit.
November 26, 2013
Researcher Andreas Voellmy explains how a single programming module concept inspired the Maple controller, which doesn't rely on programming languages.
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OpenFlow can simplify networks, yet the protocol itself is complex. Network programming languages Frenetic and Pyretic streamline OpenFlow SDN. Continue Reading
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The Open vSwitch Database Management Protocol (OVSDB) is an OpenFlow configuration protocol that is designed to manage Open vSwitch implementations. Continue Reading
The IETF SDN strategy relies on centralized management and distributed decision making with traditional network protocols -- departing from OpenFlow. Continue Reading
The OpenFlow Management and Configuration Protocol (OF-Config) is a protocol developed under the Open Networking Foundation used to manage physical and virtual switches in an OpenFlow environment. Continue Reading
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Jason Edelman explains OpenFlow protocol alternatives and what's important in determining which southbound protocol will work for you. Continue Reading