Route to IPv6: SDN.
Ixia’s Michael Haugh discusses how SDN can enable the transition to IPv6. I recently spoke at the Global IPv6 Summit and Next Generation Internet Summit in Beijing, China, hosted by the Beiji
Single Point of Failure. Not.
Luxoft’s Ash Bhalgat shares his views on the SDN controller and single point of failure concerns. A central control plane in the OpenFlow® based SDN architecture is sometimes described (inaccu
The SampleTap blog series continues with an explanation of the ONF application, developed by Wiretap Labs’ Andy Pearce. As I mentioned in my last blog post, Wiretap Labs wanted to learn what it w
The App. Developed.
In the first post of a four-part series, Andy Pearce, system architect at Wiretap Labs, discusses the initial work behind ONF’s SampleTap application. In late 2013, ONF approached Wiretap Labs wi
Measuring SDN Growth
ONF’s NBI Working Group Chairperson, Sarwar Raza, looks back at the recent ONS event. If one were to apply some kind of timescale to when Software-Defined Networking (SDN) entered into mainstre
Future Network. SDN Consensus.
ONF Wireless & Mobile Working Group Chair Serge Manning shares his experiences as a panelist at Mobile World Congress and his hopes for next year. The 2014 Mobile World Congress was bigger and
ODL + ONF: Supporting SDN.
Luxoft’s Ash Bhalgat explores the relationship between ONF and ODL as he reflects on the recent OpenDaylight Summit. OpenStack for cloud management has been in the spotlight for a while, and righ
Migration. Not Just for the Birds.
ONF Migration Working Group Chair, Justin Dustzadeh, discusses the unique opportunity that SDN migration offers to the networking industry. The plethora of SDN vendor products and use cases impleme
Programmable Networks 101
ONF Technical Advisory Group member and ONF Research Associate Jennifer Rexford reflects on the history of programmable networks, in an ACM Queue article she co-authored with Nick Feamster and Elle
ONF Plugs in at PlugFest
Michael Haugh, chair of the ONF Testing and Interoperability Working Group, provides a recap of the Fall ONF PlugFest hosted by Spirent. Last week we conducted the semi-annual Open Networking Found
Silicon in SDN.
A look back at the recent J.P. Morgan SDN Forum and the ONF-organized panel on silicon in SDN. This week Dan Pitt and I attended the J.P. Morgan SDN Forum in Palo Alto, which provides a venue for
Advocating End Users and Open Networking
ONF & ONUG form a strategic alliance to promote open networking, giving a voice to the end-user community to drive SDN standardization. One of the particularly noteworthy aspects of the journey