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Software defined networks snare open source spotlight

4/8/2013 11:00 AM EDT
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joyhaa
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joyhaa   4/9/2013 12:10:18 AM
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don't we have SDN alreadyhttps://www.opennetworking.org/, that connects openflow, openvswitch,etc, what's new about this?

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tb1   4/9/2013 3:02:42 AM
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I'm not sure, but I think Opennetworking is promoting standards, and Open Daylight is promoting actual code (implementation of the standards)

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rick merritt   4/9/2013 5:19:35 AM
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Basically, right. ONF oversees the OpenFlow protocol standard that lets controllers talk to routers and switches. Open Daylight will develop open source code for controllers and a layer or two below that--essentially the sort of thing a lot of other companies have been trying to do as revenue products.

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