NetDEF Progress and Router Analysis Projects

It's been a while since I've posted anything on Router Analysis so here is an update. Everything is going well for NetDEF, projects are in place, some funding is in place and we are ready to ramp up. Router Analysis will be a project under NetDEF and start reviewing many of the switches and routers we have been working with over the last few months. Martin Winter will … [Read more...]

ONS 2013, RouteFlow and NetDEF

Today is the first day of Open Networking Summit 2013. ONS 2013 as the name implies, is focused on Open Networking such as SDN, OpenFlow, Network Controllers, etc. There have been a lot of great announcements such as: Extreme Networks Announces OpenStack Quantum and OpenFlow support in their campus switches. Extreme Networks, Inc., today announced that it will be present … [Read more...]

Network Device Education Foundation

The Network Device Education Foundation On February 27th, 2013 the Network Device Education Foundation, Inc.(NetDEF) a not for profit entity was formed.  The Foundation has many goals, one of the most important is to carry on the philanthropic mission of Router Analysis, Inc.  The Foundation will initially be funded out of my own pocket and eventually by companies such as P … [Read more...]

The State of OpenFlow 2012 – Report and Analysis

The State of OpenFlow 2012 - Report and Analysis In partnership with SiliconANGLE we are proud to release The State of OpenFlow 2012 - Report and Analysis. Here are some snippets from the report: Testing Session Overview The goal of the testing was straightforward; confirm that currently available switches interoperate with two of the most used OpenFlow controllers, Floodlight … [Read more...]

State of OpenFlow 2012 – Testing and Analysis

What is the state of OpenFlow as we transition into 2013? Router Analysis, Inc. will be taking the last few weeks of 2012 to put together a comprehensive report on the state of OpenFlow.  Our goal is to work with as many analysts and academics to understand where OpenFlow was expected to be vs where OpenFlow is.  While we will do OpenFlow testing, if anyone is expecting a b … [Read more...]

Gigabit Aggregation Top of Rack Switch Shootout

Gigabit Aggregation Top of Rack Switch Testing When we released our Enterprise Top of Rack Switch test, we did not expect the amount of feedback we would get. The feedback included requests that we focus on both enterprise and service providers, along with requests to cover more vendors including Dell, Juniper, Edge-Core, Brocade and host of others. Hardware To Be Teste … [Read more...]

Enterprise Edge Router Upgrade Guide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Santa Clara, California (July 16th, 2012) - Router Analysis, a leader in on-site and lab based router testing is pleased to announce the release of its free report entitled "Enterprise Edge Router Upgrade Guide".  The report looks at the options for upgrading from a Cisco 7200VXR Series router (and other software based forwarding routers)  to a hardware b … [Read more...]