SDWN Data Plane for IEEE 802.11

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What it is

Works is a Software-Defined Wireless Networking (SDWN) forwarding data plane for Wi-Fi. It implements a complete IEEE 802.11 stack, but split in two halves: one for radio access and another for service definition.

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Seeing is believing - you really have to try this yourself. comes pre-integrated in CarrierWrt. Download a firmware image for one of several common Wi-Fi routers and take it for a spin right now.



Extensive online documentation is available, explaining the SDWN architecture as well as data and control plane protocols. The documentation also includes a security analysis and an introduction to the software and its integration.


Integration software is Integrating in your products is easy — a proof of concept shouldn't take more than a few days. Contact Anyfi Networks for access to reference integrations for all major CPE and AP platforms.

Latest News can now be installed as a package on OpenWrt

Feb 23, 2015


Installing software on OpenWrt is now super easy! Step-by-step instructions are available at If you already have OpenWrt it shouldn't take more than a minute or two to install the 'anyfi' package.

For those building OpenWrt from source code there is also a package feed on GitHub that you can add straight into your feeds.conf. Building from source also lets you configure a controller, so that you can produce firmware images that will automatically connect back to your virtualized core.

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