SDN Systems Integration

Ditching the Slash & the Orchestration Wars

SDN and NFV have been inextricably bound with each other for so long that on a conceptual level, smooshing them together into one catch-all phrase – SDNFV – is now justifiable, according to Dan Pitt, executive director of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). Light Reading spoke to Pitt at the NFV World Congress, where he explained that the next argument to settle in SDNFV is over orchestration techniques and technologies. The ONF will be talking much more about this SDNFV concept at a pre-event workshop at Light Reading's Big Communications Event in Austin May 24-25.

mrobuck 5/3/2016 | 12:09:22 PM
One orchestrator to rule them Nice interview Brian. With domain layer orchestration, end-to-end orchestration and service-specific orchestration, there has been talk of the need for an "orchestrator for orchestration" for some time now, and at NFV World Congress. Clearly needed since service providers have to test every implementation and integration across multiple products.


cnwedit 5/3/2016 | 11:41:57 AM
A welcome move This is a significant effort by the ONF, and one they are going to be discussing in greater detail at our upcoming Big Communications Event in Austin May 24-25. 

PROMO ALERT! In fact, you can register to attend that May 23 workshop for free by going here: http://www.bigcommunicationsevent.com/events/big-communications-event/custom-40-24782ac3c3fe481896c5a3b999cbc007.aspx. 

Of course, you'll want to be in Austin for all three days of this event!
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