25 Software-Defined Networking Players To Know


HP

HP put an impressive SDN stake in the ground with February's announcement that it would make OpenFlow-enabled versions of 16 of its switch models available for commercial sale. HP further said that it would provide similar OpenFlow support across all switches under its FlexNetwork architecture by the end of the year -- a big gesture of support for the protocol as a commercially viable technology, especially from a vendor very much concerned about how networking customer buying happens. But then, HP's been a pretty active OpenFlow supporter, period; the company has supported OpenFlow on its switches for nearly five years already.

 



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