SDN + NFV: Avoiding Silos
Introducing ONF’s latest technical report: TR-518, Relationship of SDN and NFV. As NFV gained mindshare over the last few years, it was natural to ask how NFV related to SDN. It was apparent that
The Open Networking Foundation and SDxCentral recently held a webinar on our intent-based open source projects for Northbound Interfaces. Intent-based networking has become a hot topic within t
Beta Exams Available!
ONF announces the latest development in its SDN skills certification program. It is an exciting day for the ONF-Certified SDN Professional (OCSP) Program! A little over
Dave Lenrow provides his insights on Intent-Based Networking (IBN) in advance of ONF’s upcoming webinar with SDx Central. Conversations regarding Intent-Based Networking (IBN) are heating up. I
OpenFlow v1.3 Switch Certification
The testing specification for OpenFlow v1.3 is here. Learn what this version brings to the SDN ecosystem. OpenFlow® is a big topic of discussion in the industry lately. Perhaps you saw some of ou
The Evolving TTP Architecture
Curt Beckmann of the ONF Open Datapath Working Group provides an update on TTP development and how they’re accelerating the adoption of open SDN. Table Type Patterns (TTPs) are an optional mechan
See You in Chicago!
Marc LeClerc discusses the second annual Big Telecom Event and why you should add it to your event schedule. An important partner for ONF is Light Reading, which has built one of the industry’s m
Different, but Better Together
HP’s Saar Gillai explores the differences and relationship between NFV and SDN Networking is about getting data from point A to point B. Networks are like road systems, where cars are driven arou
Should You Use Open Source?
Rob Sherwood shares the top three reasons ONF supports open source software. Open. It’s one of the most overused words in networking these days. And sometimes it’s used properly, other times le
NFV and SDN
Paving the way to a software-based networking future. When ONF Executive Director Dan Pitt invited me to contribute this blog, it brought to mind our interaction in the summer of 2012 on how to tre
Tell Me What You Want.
Dave Lenrow shares his notes from the recent Intent-Based Summit with SDx Central readers If you read my ONF blog post, “Intent: What. Not How.”, then you may already be familiar with the gener
SDN Migration. It’s Time.
Mike McBride provides a case for making a smooth migration to open SDN. Yellowtail is a much sought-after fish here in the ocean waters of Southern California. Their migration typically follows the