Predictions. Part One.
Dan Pitt offers up his predictions for SDN in 2015. Guten Tag from the SDN and OpenFlow® World Congress in Düsseldorf, Germany! This is always one of my favorite events of the year, and I was h
New Roles. New Skills.
Dan Pitt addresses changes and challenges for IT professionals related to the SDN movement. My contributed article for the September/October issue of Global Telecoms Business addresses the changes
Open NFV. Of Course.
Dan Pitt comments on the announcement of the Open Platform for NFV. I am delighted to finally see the announcement of the Open Platform for NFV, which I have been aware of for several months. This
SDN. Like Thinking.
A non-technical, easy guide to explaining SDN. Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is an emerging network architecture that is used in many real-world applications of network computing. For those
Standards Meet Open Source.
How Brocade’s Colin Dixon learned to stop worrying and love interactions among networking industry organizations. Recently, there has been a lot of discussion about the role of standards, and st
SDN. Be Certified.
ONF introduces the ONF-Certified SDN Professional (OCSP) Program. Think back to your college days. In my case, it’s been a while, but for others, it is still a fresh memory. Whatever the case m
SDN for theInternetOf Things.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is coming. SDN is destined to cross paths with IoT and can prepare networks for the onslaught of traffic. In my recent contributed article for Light Reading, I discu
SDN. Game On.
SDN’s benefits extend beyond the business to the consumer. ON.Lab’s Fahad Naeem Khan explores an everyday SDN use case – multiplayer online gaming. One of the most exciting things about an in
TTPs: Music.To My Ears.
FAWG Chair Curt Beckmann provides a high level perspective on what OpenFlow® TTPs are about, following the recent publishing of a new specification by the group. OpenFlow® controllers have been
Wait Not. Want Not.
Dan Pitt has heard all of the excuses for holding off on SDN, but here’s why they are wrong. In my latest contributed column for InformationWeek, I address the most common excuses I hear from org
Optical Transport. Clear Vision.
SDN will help bring an end to silos, cut delays and improve network utilization. Recently, my colleague Paul Littlewood and I contributed an article to Global Telecoms Business discussing how SDN
ONF to showcase real-world SDN use cases from member companies and their customers in four themes at the Layer123 SDN and OpenFlow® World Congress. As many of you know, ONF is producing the SDN