Dec 2015

  • We are organising the SDN mega-event with speakers from ONF, Optus, Telstra, Megaport, IIX, ESNet, AARNet, and many more. Please visit web-site to register.

Apr 2015

Mar 2015

  • We hosted an SDN meet-up in Melbourne in which Martin Foster talked about SDN at PacNet.

Feb 2015

Jan 2015

  • I am back in Australia from my sabbatical in California!

Dec 2014

Nov 2014

  • I am proud to say that Thivya Kandappu received her PhD degree on 11 Nov.
  • We received an ARC-LIEF grant to build an SDN test-bed spanning 10 organisations in Australia. Construction of this test-bed will commence in 2015.

Oct 2014

Sep 2014

Aug 2014

  • I have left for my sabbatical at HP in Palo Alto, California, working on SDN. I will return to UNSW in Jan 2015.

Jul 2014

  • We held an SDN meet-up on 24 Jul at premises of Luma Networks, attended by about 20 professionals. Our ANZ-SDN alliance is featured in the Sydney Morning Herald IT Pro Section of 25 July.

Jun 2014

  • We are very pleased to host Prof Raj Jain who will give a tutorial on SDN/NFV on Wed 18 Jun 2-5pm at UNSW. To attend, please register via the above link (University students can attend for free by emailing

May 2014

  • The ANZ-SDN alliance launch event had 35 attendees from 20 organisations. Talks focused on early deployment experiences and risks, and demos showcased WAN-routing and Home-Networking use-cases of SDN. We have video-taped the talks, and hope to put them up on YouTube soon.

Apr 2014

  • We are excited to host the ANZ-SDN alliance launch event on Thursday 8 May at UNSW. The event will have attendance from several network operators, vendors, integrators, and researchers. Registration for the event is mandatory.

Mar 2014

Feb 2014

  • We have founded an SDN alliance called anzSDN, with the aim of fostering an SDN community in the Australia New Zealand region. The preliminary charter and membership information can be found at the alliance web-site.

Jan 2014

Dec 2013

Oct 2013

  • We organised an SDN workshop at UNSW. It was attended by over 20 people, representing 8 Universities in Australia / New Zealand, and commercial entities including iiNet, AATNet, Google, PWC, etc. The main action items are to set up an SDN Alliance in ANZ comprising developers and end-users, and to build a large test-bed for SDN experimentation in ANZ.