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Software Defined Networking - What's The Hype?

Posted by Jim Baxter on 1/16/15 11:43 AM

Software Defined Networking (SDN) is one of the more interesting and forward-looking topics in networking today. And while defining just exactly what SDN is and how it is to be tangibly and gainfully leveraged is yet to be fully determined and demonstrated, it is undoubtedly the direction of the future and warrants keeping up with. Early adopters of SDN include Research and Education (where SDN started), Financial Services, and various Service Providers, including AT&T and BT who along with Microsoft and Google have collaborated to create a data model language for managing next generation packet networks called ‘Yang.’ Comcast, Verizon, and Yahoo are joining in, along with all the legacy network hardware vendors – Cisco, HP, Juniper, etc. It’s exciting times for networking!

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