Pica8 Crossflow Networking

In an article posted earlier on sdntesting.com entitled "Using The Brocade Vyatta Controller - Part 1", we mentioned the use of Pica8's Crossflow Networking mode.  Crossflow Networking is a technology from Pica8 that allows switch interfaces to operate in both L2/L3 mode and still harness the flexibility of OpenFlow. Some simple examples: A customer wants to maintain … [Read more...]

Reference SDN Controller Update 2014

With ONS around the corner, OpenSourceRouting a project under the Network Device Education Foundation, Inc, will be doing a demonstration involving the latest Reference SDN Controller. For the demo, we have updated the reference system to the latest version of Vandervecken, a project based on RouteFlow. The new design is the following:   The hardware used … [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 … [Read more...]

Testing Vyatta Subscription Edition 6.5 R1 – Full Report and Analysis

Analyzing and Testing Vyatta Subscription Edition 6.5 R1 A Router Analysis, Inc. independent report. *** Note ***  The report has been updated to clarify questions that I have received.  The new report # is RA-111812-02. Router Analysis, Inc. has released the full testing report on Vyatta Subscription Edition 6.5 R1.  The report contains data on traffic forwarding, … [Read more...]

Vyatta Testing v6.5 R1 Two Page Summary

Here is the two page test summary as displayed in the Vyatta booth at the 12th Annual Cloud Computing Expo November 4-7th 2012 in Santa Clara, CA We want to thank Vyatta for all of their assistance and congratulate them again on their acquisition by Brocade. We expect the full report to be out in the next week or so. Vyatta Testing Summary for Cloud Computing Expo … [Read more...]

Vyatta v6.5 R1 Preliminary Performance Test Results

Testing Vyatta's 6.5 R1 Subscription Edition For the last two weeks Router Analysis has been working with it's software testing site SDN Testing to do some cross over testing of Vyatta's latest release of Software, 6.5 R1. Vyatta has created a product that can fit in multiple spots of your network both as a physical router running on bare metal and as a virtual router … [Read more...]

Cisco ASR 1000 Series Router Testing and Analysis Report Now Available

Cisco ASR 1000 Series Router Testing and Analysis Report Now Available for no cost Router Analysis is proud to release the full ASR1000 Series Router Testing and Analysis Report (RA-070112-03).  The report is available for no cost. The report covers the ASR1000 Series Routers with RP2 and ESP40.  During our testing, we tested both the ASR1004 and 1006 platforms and found no … [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 … [Read more...]

Cisco Training

Router Analysis to offer Cisco Training As Router Analysis grows we are expanding our focus to include Cisco Training and Consulting Services. The training will be done one-on-one or one-to-many either on site or online.  Flexible schedules will be available. For Cisco Training we will focus on the specific needs of the client rather than certificates … [Read more...]