Author Ash Bhalgat

Luxoft Twister platforms to participate in the ONF’s first Appfest event

Open Networking Foundation (ONF) is broadening its focus not only by driving the openflow protocol adoption, but also by supporting development and testing of SDN applications that can avail openflow protocol. ONF recently took on opensource software development as a charter and formed a Software Leadership Council (SLC) to kick off various open source SDN projects. ONF AppFest 2015 is a step in the r… Continue Reading →

Luxoft Twister to participate ONF’s Fall 2014 Plugfest event at HP In Roseville, CA

Luxoft, an ONF member company, is delighted to be participating in the SDN Openflow interoperability testing plugfest event to be held at HP offices in Roseville, CA. Twister open source test automation platform has been exhibited at openflow SDN plugfest event to test conformation and inter-oprability among various openflow vendors. Luxoft participated in this event along with 15 other companies… Continue Reading →

Twister demonstrates open virtual test lab at the SDN World Congress ONF solution show case

Luxoft’s open source test automation platform Twister was used to demonstrate a use case of open virtual SDN Test lab in ONF’s Solutions Showcase at the SDN world congress 2014 event held in Dusseldorf, Germany. The first-ever ONF’s SDN Solutions Showcase featured 22 companies, their customers, operators, and end users demonstrating SDN solutions to hundreds of participants in the SDN & OpenFl… Continue Reading →

Luxoft publishes first podcast on future of test automation

In this very first company wide podcast, Ash Bhalgat (Sr. Director, Products) and Patrick Corcoran (Manager, Analyst Relations) discuss role of test automation frameworks in improving QA team productivity and meeting product quality goals. Luxoft shares quality assurance process insights from professional services engagements at fortune 500 customers and discusses pain points in meeting prod… Continue Reading →

Luxoft presents at the Ethernet Technology Summit 2014

Ethernet Technology Summit 2014 event was held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA from April 29th through May 1st, 2014 . In the emerging technologies track of this conference, Luxoft was presented with an opportunity to participate in a panel  that focused on Ethernet and Software Defined Networks. Luxoft’s SDN products director, Ash Bhalgat, presented OpenFlow 1.3 t… Continue Reading →

Luxoft SDN Product Director, Ash Bhalgat, shares his views on the SDN controller and single point of failure concerns;Itemid=316/blog/ A central control plane in the OpenFlow based SDN architecture is sometimes described (inaccurately) as a single point of failure.  Recently, some of the industry players have proposed SDN architectures that would split network control functionality between data plane and contr… Continue Reading →

ODL + ONF: Supporting SDN.

OpenStack for cloud management has been in the spotlight for a while, and rightfully so. While cloud network management is important, in order to build interoperable and multi-vendor software-defined networks, industry and media attention to layers 1-3 of the SDN stack is equally important. As in the OpenStack forum, open source community involvement in the OpenDaylight Project (ODL) and the Open N… Continue Reading →

Welcome to the New

With the recent announcement of the strategic partnership between Spirent and Luxoft, a revised website was a mandate. A lot of interesting content has be added to the improved twister website including a brand new look and navigation, product overview, solution use cases, professional services offerings and most importantly, Spirent-Luxoft joint partnership around OpenFlo… Continue Reading →

ONF Fall PlugFest to Test SDN / OpenFlow Conformance

At the recently concluded ONF PlugFest at Spirent communications in Sunnyvale, CA, Luxoft demonstrated capabilities of its OpenFlow compliance test suite by helping ONF member companies validate OF 1.3 test plan conformance. As an active member of the ONF testing and inter-operability working group, Luxoft conducted OF 1.3 pre-testing using a small subset of OpenFlow 1.3 test cases that were selec… Continue Reading →