Chip Shot: Intel, AT&T Drive Research for Software Defined Networking

Intel and AT&T announced today a new joint research effort in collaboration with notable university researchers and open source contributors designed to enable Software Defined Networking (SDN) in carrier networks. The Intel Strategic Research Alliance (ISRA), established by Intel, will focus on enabling software packet processing and flexible service architectures, while the ON.Lab, with funding from AT&T, will develop open source tools and platforms.