25 Software-Defined Networking Players To Know

Email this CRN article


Say this for Big Blue: very rare is the day that it sits out on any kind of major market transition, segment trend or technology paradigm shift.

IBM supports the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), and in January of this year, confirmed it was working with NEC Corp. on joint OpenFlow-based networking solutions. IBM came to market with an OpenFlow enabled 10/40 GbE top-of-rack switch more than a year ago, and its demo with NEC at last year's Interop show -- the switch plus NEC's OpenFlow-based network controller -- was one of that conference's most memorable.


Email this CRN article

Get a roundup of CRN's networking coverage right to your inbox with the CRN Networking newsletter.