SDN Internet Router
The SDN Internet Router, abbreviated SIR, is an agent that you can add to your router. The agent exposes information that your router can't expose by itself like the BGP table, traffic per BGP prefix or traffic per ASN. This data is then provided both via a WebUI and an API.
The agent is vendor agnostic as it gathers data using both BGP and netflow/sflow/ipfix. This means it can be attached to any router or switch that supports those protocols.
The agent will expose a Web UI and an API that will allow you do things like:
You can read the full list of features in the following link.
This agent will give you some visibility about your network. You can use this data to better choose your network equipment, to do traffic engineering, capacity planning, peering decisions... anything you want. You can see some use cases in the following link.
Here is a list of links where you can get tools and apps that leverages on SIR:
You can find the documentation on Read the Docs.
If you have any questions or you want to chat about SIR feel free to join the
SIRchannel on slack at network.toCode().