Open Network Exchange: SDN, OpenFlow and Network Virtualization

  Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate, and collaborate. The Cisco Open Network Environment (ONE) is the industry’s broadest approach to making networks open, programmable and application-aware. It includes a broad set of capabilities to meet the needs of numerous market segments, including emerging concepts like Software Defined Networking (SDN).  
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    HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at
    Increase data center agility, IT efficiency and business competitiveness with IBM System Networking’s smart, fast, virtual, converged and standards-based connectivity for cloud, big data and analytics. IBM’s portfolio of Ethernet, Fibre Channel and FCoE switches with advanced virtualization, management and software defined networking and OpenFlow, bring speed and intelligence to the network edge. IBM enables clients to reduce cost, space, power and complexity, while flattening the network for increased performance, flexibility and user control.

    Arista Networks was founded to deliver software defined cloud networking solutions for large data center and computing environments.  Arista’s award-winning 10 GbE switches redefine scalability, robustness, and price–performance, with more than one million cloud networking ports being deployed worldwide.  At the core of Arista's platform is EOS, the world’s most advanced network operating system. For more information, please visit
  NEC Corporation, with over $35B in annual revenues, is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies and a pioneer in OpenFlow and Software Defined Networking (SDN). The award-winning NEC ProgrammableFlow® Network Suite was the first OpenFlow-based, enterprise class SDN solution in the industry.  ProgrammableFlow SDN allows enterprises to build secure, multi-tenant networks that support unlimited VM migration, scale out new applications quickly, and achieve higher levels of service availability.  NEC invests over $2B each year in technology R&D, and brings more than 100 years of technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society.
  Pluribus Networks is the leader in performance-oriented network virtualization.  Our systems transform how IT administrators deploy applications in order to realize productivity gains and enable new business models. Our Openflow-enabled F64 Server-Switch delivers operational excellence through datacenter optimization, while maintaining required levels of performance, reliability and availability. For more information, please visit