Software-Defined Networking (SDN) was yet another buzz-topic during the recent Interop. An article in Light Reading shares an opinion on this technology its reason for existence and where it is perceived to be going in the future.
In a nutshell, SDN is a technology that transforms networking through standardization. The consortium, Open Networking Foundation (ONF), has been initiating efforts into educating the market through the OpenFlow protocol.
The author of the article objectively raised questions on this rising industry:
- Is the value in the industry shifting away from hardware?
- Can the effectiveness of SDN be measured?
Visit Light Reading to read the full article and see a new perspective on networking and how it has come to transform to the development of a unique architecture.