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Open Source APIs & Tools

Name Protocol/Format SDK Status Sandbox
NeXt UI Toolkit

A network centric topology UI component featuring high performance and rich functionality. It can be used together with DLUX to build ODL apps.

Library JavaScript Released N/A

Open source container networking solution

Fast Data Project (

Relentlessly focused on data IO speed and efficiency for more flexible and scalable networks and storage

Released N/A
YANG Explorer

An open-source YANG Browser and RPC builder application to experiment with YANG data models

Yang/NETCONF Python Released N/A

The scalable, open source, big data analytics platform for networks and services.

Released N/A

Predictive network analytics powered by real time data

REST Released N/A

Extract data features from live network traffic or pcap files, apply analysis tools to these files, and explore data at scale, especially security and threat-relevant data

JSON Preview N/A

Join your peers at Cisco in an open source platform for NFV

YANG Development Kit (YDK)

Model-driven APIs for simplified programmability of your network devices

Yang/NETCONF Python Released N/A

An open source traffic generator fueled by DPDK.


An open source cloud computing platform for public and private clouds.

REST Python Released

Build Hybrid cloud apps on a massively scalable open source platform with Cisco Cloud.

Released N/A

An open platform for network programability to enable SDN and provide a solid foundation for NFV.

Yang/NETCONF Released

Cisco's H.264 implementation open sourced under BSD license terms.

Library Released N/A