25 Software-Defined Networking Players To Know

Big Switch Networks

If there's a network virtualization startup more enthusiastic about its support for OpenFlow, it'll still have a tough time contending with Big Switch Networks, which at the beginning of 2012 released an open-source controller based on the protocol. Specifically, Big Switch released source code for its Floodlight controller software in hopes of spurring app development around it while also anticipating the release of a commercial-grade version of Floodlight later in the year.


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