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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.
January 26, 2018
The Linux Foundation created an umbrella platform, the LF Networking Fund, to promote cross-project collaboration among open source networking projects under its wing.
August 17, 2017
Cloud networking products dominated the discussion at Interop 2011, but most had little to do with switching architectures and more to do with network management.
October 03, 2016
Despite old school ways, academic tides slowly turn in SDN's favor -- as textbooks and instructors recognize network programming is here to stay.
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OpenFlow SDN is promising but vendors are now contemplating alternatives to the protocol Continue Reading
Networking expert Jim Metzler talks to TechTarget's Kara Gattine about the past, present and future of software-defined networks. Continue Reading
Seeking skills in network programmability? Attending an SDN hackathon may be the best bet. And if you can't find one, why not organize your own? Continue Reading
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Choosing between SDN open source and vendor-provided options is easier when you know some of the available choices. Industry analyst Lee Doyle lists some of the options. Continue Reading
It's time to dive in with ONOS. Network pro Patrick Hubbard shares his recent experiences testing the open SDN operating system, and how you can try it, too. Continue Reading
One of the Open Networking User Group's most important conclusions of 2015: "Open networking" now means user choice, not a particular protocol or open source project. Continue Reading
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From programming languages to partial SDN deployments, current SDN research allows for true innovation in the field as proven by these SDN rock stars. Continue Reading
OpenFlow can simplify networks, yet the protocol itself is complex. Network programming languages Frenetic and Pyretic streamline OpenFlow SDN. Continue Reading
Marist's Robert Cannistra talks SDN research and current OpenFlow development for the OpenDaylight Floodlight controller. Continue Reading
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Researchers found a vulnerability in OpenFlow that can cause problems. Learn how vendor-specific SDN controllers may cause these OpenFlow protocol vulnerabilities. Continue Reading
Jason Edelman explains OpenFlow protocol alternatives and what's important in determining which southbound protocol will work for you. Continue Reading
The IETF SDN strategy relies on centralized management and distributed decision making with traditional network protocols -- departing from OpenFlow. Continue Reading