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Welcome to Lumina Networks

Today Lumina Networks is launching through our acquisition of Brocade’s SDN Controller product family and the joining of its talented development and services engineers. We are truly thrilled for this new chapter and opportunity to work with you. Lumina is dedicated to the advancement of open software networks that give providers control over how they […]

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Service Providers Are Placing Big Bets on Open Source Software Networking – Should You?

The service provider market is undergoing earth-shaking changes. These changes impact the way that applications for consumers and business users are deployed in the network and cloud as well as the way that the underlying data transport networks are built. At Lumina, we’ve had the chance to work with several large service providers on their […]

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Why Lumina Networks? Why Now?

The elusive promise of open software networking Software promised to eat the world, but networking has proved a little harder to digest. While applications and data centers have experienced dramatic and visible change, the network itself has remained remarkably stubborn to virtualization and automation. Network vendors sold magic pills to grow superpowers, matching hyperscale providers […]

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Press Release: Lumina Networks Enters SDN Market

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NetOps – Getting Started

If you’re reading this, you may be a network engineer like me, and you probably find the term ‘NetOps’ to be nebulous, as manybrcd-icon-5-arrow-circle.png trendy terms are in the industry. Or maybe you’re a software developer with experience in DevOps, but you have just been exposed to some networking problems and wonder whether NetOps might […]

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The Robot Uprising – A Tale of Automated Testing

Ah testing, it’s one of those love/hate relationship type things. I see writing tests like brushing your teeth, it’s just something you need to do because if you don’t, you’ll regret it in the long term when everything goes wrong and it’s going to cost you big time to fix! So, just like maintaining your […]

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My Experience at OpenStack Summit Barcelona 2016

When my colleague Jon Castro told me early this year that the next OpenStack summit was going to be in Barcelona and that we should go I thought, yeah right, keep dreaming! How could we possibly land a valid excuse to travel halfway across the world to eat Paella and drink Sangria, oh and attend some talks of course 😃 . So we submitted an abstract for the … Read more.

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Structures semi-structured text, useful when parsing command line output from networking devices.

If you’re reading this you’ve probably been tasked with programmatically retrieving information from a CLI driven device and you’ve got to the point
where you have a nice string of text and say to yourself, “wow I wish it just returned something structured that I could deal with like JSON… Read More

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From Open Source to Product; A Look Inside the Sausage Making Factory

I’ve spent the last few months working closely with the OpenDaylight and OpenStack developer teams here at Brocade and I’ve gained a heightened appreciation for how hard it is to turn a giant pile of source code from an open source project into something that customers can deploy and rely on. Not to criticize open […]

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Virtual Private Cloud with P4

I’ve been looking at P4 language already for a while and I find really interesting how a networking chip could be programmable with the flexibility that a language such as P4 provides. When I watched AWS  A Day in the Life of a Billion Packets presentation, which describes how AWS solves multi-tenancy networking in their Virtual […]

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NetDevEMEA : Vyatta router integration with OpenStack

NetDevEMEA : Vyatta router integration with OpenStack

Created by Miguel de Miguel Heredero, last modified on May 02, 2017

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Remote Project Lead: Thoughts and Learnings

Summary: Remotely running a project with a distributed team can be challenging. When that team is mostly from the client who you’re doing said project for, it can increase those challenges. This article shares a few niche lessons I’ve learned from being in such a position.

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NetDevEMEA : OpenStack, Opendaylight and VTN Feature

NetDevEMEA : OpenStack, Opendaylight and VTN Feature Created by Miguel de Miguel Heredero on May 02, 2017 1 2Introduction 3Virtualbox configuration: 3.1Download and install Virtualbox 3.2Download a Centos Centos 7.2 3.3Run Virualbox and Create 2 x Host Only Networks 3.4Create 3 x VirtualBox Machines running Centos 7.2 (installed from ISO). Setting up 3.5Interface Configuration Files 4Openstack Install […]

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Brocade SDN Solutions Help Customers to Move to an Open, Reliable and Scalable Architecture

Brocade today announces the availability of the Brocade SDN Controller based on OpenDaylight’s Boron release that took place last week. Brocade SDN Controller is an open source architecture that’s fully tested, documented, and quality assured. We are the first vendor to commercially

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Press Releases: Brocade Powers Arizona State University’s Research Initiatives

For Release: Aug. 22, 2016, 8 a.m. EDT  Brocade Powers Arizona State University’s Research Initiatives  Software-Defined Network is Key to Driving the University’s Innovative Research Projects  SAN JOSE, Calif.—Aug. 22, 2016—Brocade (Nasdaq: BRCD) today announced that Arizona State University (ASU) has deployed a software-defined network from Brocade.  ASU is one of the most innovative universities […]

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Brocade VNF Manager – Bringing end-to-end NFV/SDN Solutions to reality

Brocade, in continuation of leading the disruption in the industry, is taking another bold step to embrace a fully open source and open systems approach to networking. Today, Brocade is launching Brocade VNF Manager, a commercial pure play distribution of OpenStack Tacker. Tacker, is a project that has incubated inside OpenStack. It plays the role […]

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Press Release: Brocade Extends Leadership in Open Source Software-Defined Networking

FOR RELEASE: Sept. 15, 2015, 8 a.m. EDT     Brocade Extends Leadership in Open Source Software-Defined Networking   New Brocade SDN Controller 2.0 and Applications Ease Service Provider and Enterprise Transitions to Modern, New IP Networks     SAN JOSE, Calif.—Sept. 15, 2015—Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) today announced the Brocade SDN Controller 2.0, a commercial […]

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Press Release: Brocade and CERN openlab Collaborate on SDN Network Evolution

Brocade and CERN openlab Collaborate on SDN Network Evolution  Brocade Joins CERN openlab to Develop SDN Solutions That Can Support Future Infrastructure Requirements  BRACKNELL, United Kingdom and SAN JOSE, Calif.—July 27, 2015 – Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) today announced a partnership with CERN openlab to help the world’s largest and most respected center for scientific research […]

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Press Release: BROCADE VYATTA CONTROLLER ELIMINATES VENDOR LOCK-IN ENABLING CUSTOMERS TO DELIVER NETWORK INNOVATIONS FOR THE NEW IP

FINAL: For Release Jan. 20, 2015 BROCADE VYATTA CONTROLLER ELIMINATES VENDOR LOCK-IN ENABLING CUSTOMERS TO DELIVER NETWORK INNOVATIONS FOR THE NEW IP Free SDN Controller License and New Services for Users and Developers Provide Smooth Onramp to Agile, Software-Defined Networking    SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 20, 2015 – Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) today reinforced its commitment […]

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