You may have heard the quip “software is eating the world” to describe the way many tasks once done by people or machines are now being done by computers and computer networks. Turns out, software is eating computer networks, too.
AT&T has announced that it is committed to releasing into open source the software platform that powers its software-defined network (SDN). It says that making its Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy (ECOMP) platform available in open source will enable global service providers and cloud developers to meet the growing data-hungry network demands of new services. Data traffic on AT&T’s own wireless network grew more than 150,000 per cent between 2007 and 2015.
With a facility already brimming with switches from the likes of Brocade Communications Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: BRCD), Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO), Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE: JNPR) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise , the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (IOL) announced a Software-Defined Networking (SDN) Consortium that will perform controller and switch interoperability, conformance and benchmark testing.
The University of New Hampshire’s Interoperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) has launched a software-defined networking (SDN) consortium to provide controller and switch interoperability testing for SDN vendors and service providers. It also will handle conformance and benchmark testing.
Durham, N.H., July 13, 2016 - The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry, today announced the launch of the Software-Defined Networking (SDN) Consortium to enable one-stop shopp
MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - Jun 27, 2016) - Demonstrating the continued innovation of the Fibre Channel (FC) standard and reinforcing its status as the industry's most reliable and robust storage networking protocol, the Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) today announced the completion of the first Plugfest to ensure both interoperability and configurability of Gen 6 32GB FC products. The event also featured the industry's first proof-of-concept of NVM Express® (NVMe) over Fabrics using datacenter-proven FC technology.