OpenDaylight “Lithium” distribution includes interoperability and orchestration enhancements.
Brocade this week unveiled its distribution of the latest release of the OpenDaylight open source SDN controller. Brocade’s new SDN Controller 2.0 is based on OpenDaylight’s “Lithium” release, which debuted in July.
Lithium is OpenDaylight’s third SDN controller release and includes enhancements in security and automation, scalability, performance, OpenStack and group-based policy. Brocade specifically cites the improved interoperability and orchestration capabilities of the Lithium distribution, including extensions to the Open vSwitch Database interface and the OpenStack Modular Layer 2 plug-in, which enables cloud providers to use an open software stack to manage their data center infrastructure.