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ONF Snapshot


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ONF Snapshot presented by Dan Pitt, ONF at US Ignite ONF GENI workshop on October 8, 2013

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ONF Snapshot

  1. 1. Dan Pitt Executive Director Open Networking Foundation 1 ONF Snapshot
  2. 2. © 2013 Open Networking Foundation2 • Dedicated exclusively to SDN • Driven by end users • Innovating in standards process • Run like a Silicon Valley startup About ONF Drive SDN Standards Collaborate with the innovators Gain visibility in the community Influence the future of networking
  3. 3. © 2013 Open Networking Foundation3 We are: • Promoting SDN as a whole – its commercialization – for users • Standardizing only what needs to be standardized by a committee – Alert to how different software standards evolve, vs. protocol standards • Believers in OpenFlow as the Southbound API standard • Advocates of experimentation, coding, open-source We are not: • Your grandmother’s SDO; & being just an SDO is not enough – Disruptive technology won’t emerge from legacy SDOs • Beholden to any coalition, cartel, cabal of vendors • Democratic To us, SDN is: • Physical separation of forwarding and control – All the good stuff follows from that • Of individual value for every deployer ONF Identity
  4. 4. © 2013 Open Networking Foundation ONF organization & governance 4 ONFBoard Executive Director (Dan Pitt) Technical Advisory Group Chipmakers Advisory Board Council of Chairs Arch & Framework Extensibility Config & Management Testing & Interop Forwarding Abstractions Market Education Optical Transport Migration Working Groups Study Groups • Security • Mobile/Wireless • Research Associates No voting, except at the Board Board appoints the Chairs
  5. 5. © 2013 Open Networking Foundation ONF Progress 5 • OpenFlow 1.0.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 • OF-Config 1.0, 1.1 • OpenFlow Conformance Testing Program • Open-Source OpenFlow Driver Competition • Research Associates • Optical, Wireless, Security, Migration, Architecture, NBI • Solution Briefs, White Papers, Technical Reports, Tutorials, Webinars
  6. 6. © 2013 Open Networking Foundation6 • Build out the OpenFlow substrate • Foster implementation and deployment • Encourage SDN innovation • Support services above OpenFlow ONF 2013 Initiatives
  7. 7. © 2013 Open Networking Foundation ONF in the World 7 ONF Standards Consortia Open Source Research End-User
  8. 8. © 2013 Open Networking Foundation88 6WIND A10 Networks Active Broadband Networks ADVA Optical Alcatel-Lucent/Nuage Alibaba Aricent Arista Networks Beijing Internet Institute (BII) Big Switch Networks Broadcom Brocade Centec Networks Ceragon China Mobile Ciena Cisco Citrix CohesiveFT Colt Coriant Corsa Technology Cyan Dell/Force10 Deutsche Telekom Ericsson ETRI Extreme Networks F5/LineRate Facebook Fiberhome Technologies Freescale Fujitsu Gigamon Glimmerglass Goldman Sachs Google Hitachi HP Huawei IBM Infinera Infoblox Intel Intune Networks Institute for Information Industry IP Infusion Ixia Juniper Networks KDDI KEMP Technologies Korea Telecom L3 Communication Systems-East Lancope Level3 Communications LSI Corporation Luxoft Marvel MediaTek Mellanox Metaswitch Networks Microsoft Midokura NCL Communication NEC Netgear Netronome Netscout Systems Nokia Siemens Networks NoviFlow NTT Communications Optelian Oracle Orange Overture Networks Pica8 Plexxi Procera Networks Qosmos Rackspace Radware Riverbed Technology Samsung SK Telecom Spirent Sunbay AG Swisscom Tail-f Systems Tallac Networks Tekelec Telecom Italia Telefónica Tellabs Tencent Texas Instruments Thales Tilera TorreyPoint Transmode Turk Telekom/Argela TW Telecom UBIqube Vello Systems Verisign Verizon Virtela Vmware/Nicira Xpliant Yahoo! Zhone Technologies ZTE ONF Members as of October 8, 2013
  9. 9. © 2013 Open Networking Foundation Conclusion 9 • SDN: changing the world for users’ benefit • ONF: accelerating the adoption of open SDN