SDN Migration Tutorial Part 1

In late August, we will be presenting a tutorial at the OpenDaylight Summit.  As we get ready, we are preparing the configurations for the devices involved in the tutorial.  At this time, the tutorial includes a pair of Pica8 Switches and a pair of Cisco ISR routers.  For diversity, we may swap out some of the devices for other vendors.   The initial setup … [Read more...]

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...]