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Big Switch Switches SDN Direction

Networking startup Big Switch is a pioneer in the emerging Software Defined Networking (SDN) space, with its open source Floodlight controller among its key successes. The journey for Big Switch hasn't all been a bed of roses and the company is now aiming to switch things up a bit as it re-positions for continued growth and success.

"We used to talk about the idea of a three tier architecture with a data plane, the controller tier and the SDN applications riding on top," Kyle Forster, President and Co-founder of Big Switch told EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet. "The reality of the last two years is that to actually get that all to work has been very difficult."

Read the full story at Enterprise Networking Planet:
Big Switch Switches SDN Direction, Staying Independent Acquisition

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.