Ivan Pepelnjak PLNOG

OpenFlow and SDN - what's real and what can be useful

OpenFlow and SDN are fueling the latest hype bubble in the networking industry, with many engineers wondering what’s really going on behind the scenes and how useful these technologies might be in real-life networks.

The presentation will describe the basics of OpenFlow, its advantages and pitfalls, and the potential real-life use cases including a brief overview of some existing deployments.