31 Mar RESEARCH PAPER: Open Networking Continues Momentum

Technology has fueled much of the business acceleration in recent years, but in many cases it is also holding businesses back. In today’s data-driven world, companies are finding that to be competitive they must move quickly, maneuver ahead of the competition, and use information to help them stay ahead. Unfortunately, as many find, being that adept and agile might not be that easy, because technology can be an impediment as well as an enabler. Today’s networks are aging; their proprietary components and arcane interfaces can stymie a business’s plans to move forward.

You can download the paper here.

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Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Traditional Networking is the Bottleneck
  • The Practical Aspects of Open Networking
  • The Open Networking Ecosystem
  • Customer Examples
  • Open Networking Delivers Scale
  • Open Networking Accelerates Time-to-Revenue
  • Open Networking Handles Fluid Environments
  • Open Networking Enables Flexible Private Clouds
  • Open Networking Common Threads
  • Call to Action

Companies Cited

  • Accton
  • Big Switch
  • Broadcom
  • Cisco
  • Cornell University
  • Cumulus
  • Dell
  • IP Infusion
  • Medallia
  • Midokura
  • Nexenta
  • OCP
  • ONF
  • ONIE
  • ONL
  • ONOS
  • ONUG
  • OVS
  • Pluribus Networks
  • Quanta
  • U2 Cloud
  • VMware