SDN & NFV

Up and running in no time!

The above screenshot is from an OpenDaylight installation on Linux. It takes <5 minutes to reach the main control window pictured above. OpenDaylight is a secure and stable Open Source project. It can be used for bandwidth on demand across inter-SDN federated controllers. In a multi-vendor environment, network traffic would need to be orchestrated across intra-/inter-domain subnets of the SDN controllers. The mandate is of an east-west communication (server-to-server) communication that enables SDN controllers across subnets to exchange network information within the purview of defined policies.

How we help

Our Layer-2/3, datacenter and NOC specialists provide research, early design as well as strategic consulting for an incremental migration to SDN/NFV. Some of our subject matter experts have been working with this new paradigm since the early standardization of OpenFlow in ONF.

New to SDN?

Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is an emerging paradigm that promises to change the state of affairs of current networks, by breaking vertical integration, separating the network’s control logic from the underlying routers and switches, promoting (logical) centralization of network control, and introducing the ability to program the network. The separation of concerns introduced between the definition of network policies, their implementation in switching hardware, and the forwarding of traffic, is key to the desired flexibility: by breaking the network control problem into tractable pieces, SDN makes it easier to create and introduce new abstractions in networking, simplifying network management and facilitating network evolution.