The problem is that the security and policy features are provider specific.
DPI will not support agile application development.
What is SDN's true definition?
What's the latest on intent-based networking--the hot new topic in SDN.
Intent-based networking is progressing with properties that deliver all kinds of benefits. David Lenrow discusses the benefits to building intent-based SDN systems.
Focusing on the network specifics of OpenStack's role, this article also touches on the compute and storage needs and what will need to be included in the emerging OPNFV system architecture.
Is it backwards day at the school of SDN? Too much attention is going toward the SDN equivalent of assembly language, rather than the area closest to the paying customers.
Answering his own question from 18 months ago, contributor David Lenrow looks at where the SDN controller has gone and is going, now that OpenDaylight and open-source development are parts of the equation. Who's going to finish this job?
A description of how and why integration is easier between controller based systems, e.g. SDN and SDS, by encapsulating complexity behind abstract APIs.
The pieces exist to build massively scalable, multi-tenant, high performance layer-2 only SDN (software-defined) networks. Yet there are none. Why not?
VMware will support overlay networks to enable workloads to run over diverse network infrastructure. It changes nothing in SDN debate.
When Oracle announced plans to buy Xsigo, it was a bet that Infiniband is the best data center fabric solution for many use cases.
Looking at the state of the SDN/OF controllers available and realized that development has stalled well short of the original vision
The northbound API, between controller and data center automation system yields biggest impact.
Why Software Defined Networking (SDN), network virtualization, OpenFlow, + Cisco ONEpk matter: Single Point of Management.