OpenDaylight’s Evolution to Commercial-Grade SDN

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OpenDaylight is much more than just another open source software networking project. In only a few years it has become the cornerstone of SDN deployments around the globe, and a leader in the Open Source networking field. It has become critical to ensure that OpenDaylight software itself is managed and deployed with a high level of integrity, robustness, and ‘commercial strength’. Because it’s so easy to get started with ODL as a Proof of Concept, software developers and network engineers can be tempted to take shortcuts to get something rolled out quickly. By following a structured, professional Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) process for ODL, users can mitigate potential disasters and avoid costly do-overs, while greatly accelerating the path to a production quality, commercial-grade deployment. Mathieu Lemay, CEO of Inocybe, will discuss how to create a robust OpenDaylight environment built around specific use cases.

About Mathieu Lemay

Mathieu Lemay is CEO of Inocybe Technologies, a company funded in 2005, a SDN pioneer and now specializing in Real World OpenDaylight-based deployment solutions, training and services and CTO of Civimetrix Telecom a company deploying Open Access Networks. Mathieu has more than 20 years of experience in information technology. At the age of 10 he was programming C++, ADA and x86 ASM and then got involved in networking from the early Bulletin Board Systems to the first commodity Internet. He earned a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with a focus on Wireless and Optical Telecommunications. Inocybe Technologies is a member of OpenDaylight since June 2013 and Mathieu is currently a committer to the Docs and Reservation projects. After 9 years at being CEO, Mathieu has acquired intensive knowledge business administration.

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