In General

While attending NANOG75 in San Francisco last month, we were met with the release of InterGlobix Magazine’s debut issue and LightRiver’s article titled, “The Bridge to Open Networking,” featuring netFLEX®.

Our COO, Travis Ewert, who brings to us a 20-plus year history as a transformational champion of network programmability and control, shares within the article regarding the key ingredients to openness, the implications of open networking, the circle-of-life and more.

“The original objectives surrounding Open Networking were that of options, innovation, programmability, cost-avoidance, and time-to-delivery advancements,” explains Travis. “Early on, we got stuck definitionally around SDN, NFV, Cloudification, and broader — as you could ask 10 different networking experts what each was, and how and when to apply — and would get 10 different answers.”

So, the question becomes, what is the key to ‘Open’ and allowing the BYO (bring-your-own) components to plug-and-play nicely?

Read the entire InterGlobix article here to find out!

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