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Ending the Confusion About Software-Defined Networking: A Taxonomy

Published: 12 March 2013

ID: G00248592

Analyst(s): Mark Fabbi, Akshay K. Sharma, Joe Skorupa

Summary

This taxonomy cuts through confusion generated by the flood of vendor SDN announcements. It presents a framework that network and server virtualization architects can use to discuss how SDN can benefit their organizations by providing an architectural model to compare multiple vendors' approaches.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • SDN Deployment Models
  • SDN Definition
  • Use Cases Exploiting SDN Capabilities

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