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What OpenDaylight’s Hydrogen Release Means for Network Engineers

The Linux Foundation’s OpenDaylight project announced their first official release today, codenamed Hydrogen. Hydrogen is the result of several months of concerted effort by developers both independent and from a variety of network vendors contributing to the project. From my perspective, the significance of Hydrogen is the demonstration that the open source model of creating …

Burst: Deploy360 Launches the “Operators and the IETF” Project

The Internet Society’s Deploy360 group has launched a project to encourage network operators to engage more with Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) goings-on. The point of the project can be found in this quote from the blog post describing the project: The objective of this new project is ultimately to facilitate communications between the operator …

SDN Posts on TechTarget – Defining Operational Needs + 14 Questions To Ask

A couple of pieces I wrote for TechTarget were published on 8-January-2014. Another one of those moments where I barely remember the writing the contet, but poof! It appears! I think they might have been recycled material I wrote for a larger report. That’s the funny about about writing for media company. You write it. …