The SDN implications of Facebook’s open source switch

In part one of this Q&A with Facebook’s Frank Frankovsky, vice president of hardware design and supply chain operations, and Facebook’s Najam Ahmad, director of technical operations, we explored how the Open Compute Project’s open source switch will allow users to run any OS they see fit on open hardware. In part two of our conversation with Facebook, TechTarget explores how the Open Compute switch will affect the software-defined networking industry. Facebook also reveals that theOpen Networking Foundation had urged Open Compute to start the switch project.

http://searchsdn.techtarget.com/news/2240184752/The-SDN-implications-of-Facebooks-open-source-switch

Posted on 28/05/2013, in 2013 Santa Clara, Facebook, Frank Frankovsky, Najam Ahmad, Open Switch, SDN. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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