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OSSDN Drives Interoperability

Posted on  September 16, 2016

With SDN and a disaggregated network stack, interoperability is what enables best-of-breed choice and prevents vendor lock-in when the pieces are aggregated back in the context of use cases and solutions. This week I want to talk about three different ONF OpenSourceSDN.org projects that are driving this interoperability in – programmable data planes (Project Protocol-Independent […]

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Code Drop! iSDX Project to Open Source SDN

Posted on  March 18, 2016

With the Open Networking Summit taking place this week in Santa Clara, open source SDN projects are the talk of the town. We’d like to talk to you about one such project that we’re particularly proud to be involved with – iSDX, an industrial-scale Software Defined Internet Exchange point. This week, Princeton University took center […]

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Should You Use Open Source?

Posted on  April 28, 2015

Open. It’s one of the most overused words in networking these days. And sometimes it’s used properly, other times less so. But buzzworthiness aside, the many (correct) forms of open have much to offer network operators. Take software for example. The software part of SDN has remained an unmet need in the industry – SDN’s […]

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On our way: Thoughts on OSSDN after a month of crazy mad activity . . .

Posted on  March 25, 2015

We started this site on February 17, 2015. It’s April 9th, 2015. We are still alive. We have added 6 open source projects to the Open Source SDN community site at https://groups.OpenSourceSDN.org  (register for free membership). The GitHub teams are forming, code is being written, documentation is following. We’ll talk more about them soon. We’ve […]

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It’s About Time! Thoughts on the start of Open Source SDN

Posted on  February 12, 2015

“It’s about time!” Usually we say that with a snarky attitude. While I can do snark pretty well, right now I am just stoked about what is happening on this site with the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) as our sponsor. It’s about time that ONF created a community to develop open source solutions for operators […]

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Join. Together. In the (SDN) Band.      

Posted on  February 12, 2015

When you hear this sound a-comin’. when you hear the drummer drumming, Won’t you join together with the band? We don’t move in any ‘ticular direction, And we don’t make no collections, Won’t you join together with the band? I’m not all that sure that Pete Townshend of The Who had SDN in mind when […]

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