As DDoS attacks escalate, routers can't always keep up.
To evangelize the P4 language, Barefoot wanted some hardware.
Géant does SDN from optical up the stack.
Brocade and Telefonica test vEPC; Riverbed enhances SteelCentral.
The metro network ain't no data center.
Tidbits from SC15, GEN15, and DockerCon Europe.
Corsa puts SDN metering to work to help move big data workloads.
Corsa goes to production with its programmable data plane.
OK, they still look like switches, but Corsa's boxes are purely OpenFlow beasts, their only job being to execute OpenFlow commands in a pure SDN environment.