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From Kanzhe Jiang <kanzhe.ji...@bigswitch.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] A networking plugin to integration with BigSwitch network controller platform
Date Thu, 03 Jan 2013 06:47:11 GMT
Hi Murali,

Great point. Yes, the plugin will work with both BVS and Floodlight
controller.

Thanks,
Kanzhe

On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 10:43 PM, Murali Reddy <Murali.Reddy@citrix.com>wrote:

> Great to see this proposal. Do you intend to keep plug-in compatible only
> with BVS application or will it work with FloodLight controller as well?
>
> On 03/01/13 11:50 AM, "Kanzhe Jiang" <kanzhe.jiang@bigswitch.com> wrote:
>
> >Hi All,
> >
> >Happy New Year to Everyone!
> >First of all, I am new to the community and very excited to have the
> >opportunity to work on the project.
> >
> >I would like to propose a networking plugin that will support
> >openflow-based cloud networking solutions through BigSwitch's BVS (Big
> >Virtual Switch) application.
> >
> >BVS is one of the SDN applications available for the BigSwitch network
> >controller. BVS application provides network virtualization, manages
> >isolated and virtual networks on top of the underlying physical and
> >virtual
> >switch infrastructure. These virtual networks correspond directly to the
> >groups of VMs, servers, and other devices that need their own secure
> >connectivity. The virtual networks are programmed into the physical and/or
> >virtual switches without having to separately configure individual network
> >devices.
> >
> >The proposed CloudStack networking plugin will bring the OpenFlow-based
> >standard network virtualization technology to CloudStack.
> >
> >There won't be any change to the existing CloudStack workflow. In a
> >typical
> >deployment, all OpenFlow-enabled physical and virtual switches and other
> >network resources are configured to be managed by the BigSwitch
> >controller(s). When a guest network is created, the plugin will create a
> >corresponding virtual network in the BVS  When a guest VM is launched, the
> >VM is automatically assigned to its configured guest network(s).
> >The BVS application will provide network isolation and connectivities
> >among
> >VMs.
> >
> >More detailed product description is available on the
> >website<http://bigswitch.com/products/big-virtual-switch>
> >.
> >
> >Please let me know if you need more information.
> >
> >Sincerely,
> >
> >--
> >Kanzhe Jiang
> >MTS at BigSwitch
> >
>
>
>


-- 
Kanzhe Jiang
MTS at BigSwitch

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