In this show we speak with Michael Haugh, the chairperson of Testing and Interoperability Working Group https://www.opennetworking.org/working-groups/testing-a-interop at the Open Networking Foundation. Michael is a Senior Product Line Manager and oversees Ixia’s Carrier Ethernet go-to-market strategy and product line on the Ixia core and IxN2X platforms. Michael has been in networking for 17 years and is a CCIE #4334. The working group, is a vendor focussed committee that is responsible for Certification, Interoperability and Benchmarking for vendors OpenFlow hardware to receive ONF certification of conformance. The group defines testing suites, verify interoperability in a multi-vender environment and holds private events for vendors to participate. Examples of testing metrics include, flow table capacity, stats handling and OpenFlow messaging rates.
you can follow Mike on his corporate twitter handle @IXIAcom