10 Reasons To Use Open Source Software-Defined Networking

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10 Reasons To Use Open Source Software-Defined Networking

  1. REASONS TO USE OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE-DEFINED NETWORKING 10 @VALAAFSHAR EXTREME NETWORKS
  2. BETTER QUALITY CODE Open source software quality outpaced proprietary code for the first time in 2013. 80% of open software users choose to do so based on quality. 2014 Future of Open Source - 8th Annual Survey
  3. RAPID INNOVATION 50% of business managers get involved in open source because it allows them to innovate. Linux Foundation Collaborative Trends Report 2014 BETTER RAPID INNOVATION
  4. SECURITY Transparency has made open software stronger. 72% of users choose open source because of security. 2014 Future of Open Source - 8th Annual Survey RAPID INNOVATION SECURITY
  5. COMMUNITY 83% of software developers say they benefit personally from collaborative development through exposure to new tools and development practices. Linux Foundation Collaborative Trends Report 2014 SECURITY COMMUNITY
  6. FREEDOM Become a part of the change. 95% of users say that open source in their SDN solutions represents greater choice, more functionality and interoperability, and lower costs. OpenDaylight Survey 2014 BETTER QUALITY CODE FREEDOM
  7. QUALITY CODE ADAPTABILITY While 63% of tech startups fail within 4 years, open source is not tied to any one individual vendor. 1,000 companies have contributed to Linux since 2005. Statistic Brain – Startup Business Failure Rate By Industry, State of Linux Development 2013 FREEDOM ADAPTABILITY
  8. RAPID INNOVATION SECURITY CHOICE There is no silver bullet in networking. There are over 1 million open source projects with 10 million people contributing over 100 billion lines of code. 2014 Future of Open Source - 8th Annual Survey ADAPTABILITY CHOICE
  9. INTEROPERABILITY Choose the right solution, don’t get locked-in to a single solution. 10,000 developers from 1,000 companies have contributed to the Linux. State CHOICE of Linux Development 2013 INTEROPERABILITY
  10. FREEDOM ADAPTABILITY DE FACTO STANDARDS </> DE FACTO STANDARDS Open source dovetails with standards efforts. Over 100 additional companies join Linux effort each year. State of Linux Development 2013
  11. MAX RETURN ON SPEND It costs less upfront and is easier to scale over time. 68% of users find that open source improves efficiency and lowers costs. 2014 Future of Open Source - 8th Annual Survey $ FACTO STANDARDS MAX RETURN ON SPEND
  12. www.extremenetworks.com/solutions/sdn/ www.opendaylight.org http://www.extremenetworks.com/

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