When “open” really means not so much

Open is good. Maybe a little too good. The idea of “openness” is so attractive to users that vendors have adopted increasingly broad definitions of the term. And, depending on the market, the

Published on: April 29th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

How Google’s OpenFlow backbone works

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Google, an early backer of software-defined networking and OpenFlow, shared some details at the recent Open Networking Summit about how the company is using the technology to link 12 worldwide

Published on: June 9th, 2012 John Dix

Brocade outlines its SDN approach

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Brocade Communications Systems has added hardware-based support for the OpenFlow software-defined networking (SDN) API and protocol to its NetIron and MLX series 100Gbps routers as part of a broader SDN strategy.Adding

Published on: May 22nd, 2012 Jim Duffy

HP takes giant first step into OpenFlow

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Hewlett-Packard Co. is taking its first leap into OpenFlow-enabled network equipment, supporting the standard on 16 of its Ethernet switch products as it attempts to gain a foothold in a market

Published on: February 7th, 2012 colin neagle