November 11, 2014
SDN Analytics and Orchestration from the 17th Annual SDN/MPLS Conference
In the presentation, Cengiz discussed three types of SDNs: Data center, network edge, and WAN. All three must work in concert, as data center and edge...
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October 21, 2014
First Impressions of the OpenDaylight Helium Release
OpenDaylight introduced Helium last month, which is a major upgrade to its open source SDN controller. Here’s my take on its features, shortcomings...
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October 14, 2014
The Current State of SDN Protocols
In last week’s blog post I started outlining the various standards needed to make SDN a reality. Here is more detail about the relevant protocols an...
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October 7, 2014
Status Quo of Open Source SDN and IETF Standardization
Open source SDN projects like OpenDaylight are offering an open platform for network programmability to network elements such as routers and switches....
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September 24, 2014
Necessity of Analytics and Monitoring in the SDN Era
      A recent SDNCentral article about the Five Habits of Highly Effective SDN Startups asserts that achieving success in the SDN land...
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September 9, 2014
Framing SDN as Network as a Service (NaaS)
Tom Nolle absolutely nails the real promise of SDN in his latest blog post – Should SDN be About OpenDaylight and not OpenFlow? – which is essenti...
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September 2, 2014
Q and A with Neela Jacques, OpenDaylight Executive Director
As OpenDaylight makes progress towards spurring adoption of SDN and NFV via an open platform, we asked Executive Director Neela Jacques his latest tho...
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May 13, 2014
Integrating Route Explorer with the OpenDaylight Controller for SDN Provisioning
Despite the hype surrounding SDN, no one can afford to leap frog to the new technology. They must have a strategy to integrate the new with the old t...
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May 7, 2014
Making Sense of the SDN Landscape
Understanding SDN, as a concept, is relatively simple. But understanding the SDN landscape can be difficult. Here are some of the major players in the...
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