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The OpenDaylight Project Is Open Source Networking, Corporate Style - New York Times (blog)

The OpenDaylight Project Is Open Source Networking, Corporate Style - New York Times (blog) | OpenDaylight | Scoop.it

Now, this is news: A bunch of big and powerful companies may have something in their common interest that also benefits their customers.

The Linux Foundation, which has managed the creation of that popular computer operating system, is working with a number of large technology companies to develop an open source project around software-defined networking.


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Big-data science requires SDN, Internet2 chief says | PCWorld

Big-data science requires SDN, Internet2 chief says | PCWorld | OpenDaylight | Scoop.it
Software-defined networking in universities today is like the early Internet decades ago, and big-data researchers in genomics and other fields already need it for their next set of discoveries, according to the head of Internet2.

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Carla Gentry CSPO's curator insight, April 18, 2013 12:19 PM

The Internet itself began as a tool to help far-flung researchers share data and insights. But the massive amounts of data that many scientists work with today, thanks to advances in computing and storage, require new ways to communicate, said David Lambert, Internet2’s president and CEO, at the Open Networking Summit conference on Wednesday. The technology used on the Internet today isn’t flexible enough to support those new requirements, such as large file transfers, massive data sets, and content caching and distribution, Lambert said.