Southbound applications and interface
- April 11, 2018
MEF worked with The Linux Foundation and ETSI to develop an NFV and SDN certification to focus on related knowledge and skills. Meantime, MEF published specs for its Presto APIs.
- January 12, 2017
One SDN blogger discusses I2RS, a hybrid model of SDN in the works, while another expert categorizes NFV and SDN vendors. Also, ONF updates its vision after its merge with ON.Lab.
- April 02, 2014
Cisco proposed OpFlex as an alternative, southbound SDN control protocol that relies on distributed network intelligence.
- 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.
- June 21, 2013
Indiana University's InCNTRE SDN lab is conducting conformance testing that will lead to the first OpenFlow 1.0.1 certified product, expected for release this summer.
- May 20, 2013
Intenet2 has launched a contest that will award up to $10,000 for innovative SDN applications.
- May 08, 2013
NEC unveiled SDN applications built on an open northbound API to optimize and secure the cloud. Will OpenDaylight use the interface as a standard?
- October 17, 2012
Japanese startup Midokura unveils its Layer 2-7 network virtualization with network overlay and OpenStack integration.
- October 08, 2012
The IBM OpenFlow controller will enable Big Blue to develop network applications on top of software defined networks.
- September 28, 2012
As software defined networks evolve, it appears applications will control, even define, the network. Welcome to application defined networking.