Current Development of Major SDN Standards Organizations
Over the past two years, SDN has become a hot topic in the network communications industry. As its concept, technology, and standards are still at a preliminary stage, fewer operators and enterprises are willing to adopt SDN technology at this moment. To improve the popularity of SDN, Open Networking Foundation and OpenDaylight Project have collaborated with many leading vendors and gained some progress in forming industry standards. This report pinpoints their development and results, with comparisons and impact included.
List of Topics
Current status and the latest progress of major SDN standards organizations: Open Networking Foundation and OpenDaylight Project, including OpenFlow, OF-Config, and Hydrogen framework
Comparisons between the two organizations, including their vendors and related products, and their influence on the establishment of SDN standards
Companies and organizations analyzed or mentioned in the report include:
6WIND, A10 Networks, Active Broadband Networks, ADVA Optical Networking, Amartus, Aricent Group, Arista Networks, Beijing Internet Institute, Big Switch Networks, Broadcom, Brocade, Calient Technologies Inc., Calsoft Labs Inc., Cavium Networks, Centec Networks, Cisco, Citrix, Cloudscaling, CohesiveFT, ConteXtream, Cyan, Dell/Force 10 Networks, Ericsson, European Telecommunications, Standards Institute, Extreme Networks, HP, Huawei, IBM/IBM Research, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Infinera, Infoblox, Intel, Internet Engineering Task Force, Intune Networks, IP Infusion, Ixia, Juniper Networks, Kemp Technologies,Lancope, Inc., LSI, Marvell, Mellanox Technologies, Microsoft, MRV Communications, NEC, Netgear, Netronome, Nicira, NoviFlow Inc., NTT Data, ON.Lab, Pantheon, Pica8, Plexxi Inc., Qosmos, Radware, RedHat, Spirent, Stanford University, Tail-f Systems, Tallac Networks, Tekelec, Transmode, Turk Telekom Group, University of Kentucky, Vello Systems, VMware