Thought Leadership from Pica8®

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)...
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Musings on SDN
The Flip Side of Overlays | April 16, 2015 | Calvin C.
Why Labeled BGP on White Box Will Disrupt How We Buy Routers...
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In the trenches with Steve
White Box Acronym Soup | April 1, 2015 | Steve G.
The LightReading blog, Open Networking Acronym Soup, covers all the interest groups, communities and standards bodies...
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Open Systems Architect
Establishing the Big Data Connection | February 24, 2015 | Manish S.
Many network vendors will tell you that their network equipment is built for Big Data. However, once deployed, do you have enough Big Data context...
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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...
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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”...
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