Thank you to everyone who attended, I really appreciated this warm reception in Tokyo! Everyone was exremely patient to listen to me present in english. Also, a special thanks to Daichi GOTO, for organizing the event!
Post-presentation drinks and yakitori!
Here are references, including presentation materials:
Additional links regarding Open Networking Hardware
Intel "Wish-ware" spec, from the OpenCompute (facebook) project:
URL dump of related press/pr articles, some fluffier than others, but all on the right track IMHO...
And even broader, the new buzzword, "Software Defined Networking", (SDN):
Just sounds a lot like a UNIX box with lots of nics. Hrm, if Wikipedia says "Software Defined Networking" is real, it must be, right? :)
But whatever, if this SDN vocabulary is what it takes to drag networking out of the dark ages, I'm all for it :)