25 Software-Defined Networking Players To Know


Citrix

Citrix was another early backer of the Open Networking Foundation, and it has shipped Citrix XenServer with support for the OpenFlow protocol as a standard feature. In a blog post more than a year ago, former Citrix CTO Simon Crosby described the importance of SDN technologies thus: "In large infrastructure clouds (which might be supporting SaaS, PaaS or IaaS type services), it is incredibly important to be able to define and build control plane architectures that match the problem domain of the specific service."