Openflow is the emerging standard for Software Defined Networking, it allows users to perform routing and run their applications on the network. Such applications can perform diverse tasks such as making Quality of Service guarantees and monitoring/firewalling the network.master thesis 2017
Most companies don't actually own datacenters and servers...
Value creation through network infrastructure automation: The Software-Defined Networking Technology and its business model from the IT service provider’s perspectiveLiaros, P. (author)Our research is exploring how the computer network technology of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) can benefit an IT service provider. SDN is a novel technology that is capable of managing a whole network based on a single centralized entity. As a result an SDN enabled network becomes more flexible, automatable and programmable to satisfy users’...master thesis 2014