Legacy network rollout typically requires months of extensive 'human middleware' and customization, delaying potential application deployment while limiting agility. SDN promises to automate network operations, however closed, proprietary SDN technologies inhibit innovation, prevent interoperability and limit creation of a marketplace. An open SDN ecosystem and application development platform can unlock innovation as well as enable collaboration.
"One of our biggest priorities is delivering new innovations that keep pace with customer demands for new services," said Ricardo Pedreti, data networking marketing manager, Telefonica|Vivo Corporate Customers. "The simplicity and automation enabled by HP's SDN solution, removes complexity and will allow us to accelerate the delivery of next-generation services."
The HP SDN Developer Kit provides developers the essential tools to create, test and validate SDN applications, leveraging HP's SDN infrastructure and full complement of support services.
"With SDN the networking industry has an opportunity to disruptively innovate and is now primed for a monumental leap forward," said
Current SDN ecosystem partners registered for the HP SDN Developer Kit include Aastra,
Fostering innovation through an open ecosystem
The HP SDN Developer Kit provides HP AllianceOne partners, as well as independent software developers, access to the tools necessary to develop, simulate and validate enterprise-grade SDN applications to sell on the
•Quickly develop new applications directly on the HP VAN SDN controller using API documentation, developer guide and sample code; •Test application functionality and interoperability in a ready-made environment that simulates user conditions, with the SDN simulation suite and
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