Thought Leadership from Pica8®

In the trenches with Steve
Which SDN Camp Are You Going To? | July 7, 2015 | Steve G.
Its summer! And that usually means most people go on vacation and in my house at least, that means we go camping at least once...

Musings on SDN
How More Services Providers Are Thinking ‘Outside In’ | June 23, 2015 | Calvin C.
June usually signals two things in my household: the end of the school year, and the beginning of the trips to...

SDN Mythbuster
Demystifying myths in the networking industry | April 17, 2015 | Sudhir M.
Myth – One Vendor Can Answer All Networking Requirements, network vendors for the longest time have enjoyed a monopoly (or duopoly)...

An SDN Leader's Viewpoint
Playing by the Rules: How many flows do you really need? | August 8, 2013 | James Liao
While OpenFlow serves to optimize the path between source and destination for a specific flow, its challenge today is the limited number of flows that the current ASIC can support...

Notes from the Architect
First Integrated Open OVS Switch and OpenFlow Controller | December 10, 2012 | David L.
In Matthew Palmer’s blog “vSwitch is the New Battleground. What Every Datacenter Operator Must Know ”,  he made a point that “there is an Open-Source vSwitch, but no ‘Open’ vSwitch”. Matt’s concern is “… What’s different from these (open source) projects and OVS is the core contributions and governmence for OVS is controlled by a single company: Nicira”...