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October 2016

Light Reading: Tencent Uses OpenDaylight for Critical Issues

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Light Reading: Tencent Uses OpenDaylight for Critical Issues

Although Chinese social media giant Tencent only joined OpenDaylight in February, it has been using the ODL controller for about two years to address critical network issues including connecting its data centers globally with greater flexibility, running its cloud network, scaling up virtual firewalls and Internet-based interconnection, a company executive told the OpenDaylight Summit today.

Read more at Light Reading.

SDxCentral: OpenDaylight Project Gets Its ‘Intel Inside’ Moment

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SDxCentral: OpenDaylight Project Gets Its ‘Intel Inside’ Moment

It’s hard to remember that Intel wasn’t always a household name. When I began covering semiconductors for the San Jose Business Journal in 1994, I didn’t even know who Intel was.

That’s what made “Intel Inside” such a radical campaign — and a little inexplicble — when it launched in the 90s. It was strange to think that someone could brand the innards of a PC and make people care.

Read more at SDxCentral.

Linux.com: Tencent: Transforming Networks with SDN

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Linux.com: Tencent: Transforming Networks with SDN

“SDN can really transform the way we do networks,” said Tom Bie, VP of Technology & Operation of Data Center, Networking and Server, Tencent, during his Wednesday keynote address at the Open Daylight Summit. The China telecom giant should know about the issues of massive scale networks: they have more than 200 million users for QQ instant messaging, 300 million users of their payment service, and more than 800 million users of their VChat service.  Bie noted that Tencent also operates one of the largest gaming networks in the world, along with video services, audio services, online literature services, news portals, and a range other digital content services.

Read more at Linux.com.