SDN - Software Defined Networking. Its sooooo last year!

There's a lot of noise about SDN (Software Defined Networking - link) in the media at the moment and everyone is trying to claim it as their own. SDN in summary (from previous link):

"The firmware of network switches and routers (control plane) has traditionally remained proprietary, locked and under the control of the companies that manufactured the equipment. Software defined networking (SDN) seeks to change this disposition, and to make the control plane remotely accessible and remotely modifiable via third-party software clients, using open protocols such as OpenFlow. SDN is in large part about understanding and managing a network as a unified abstraction. Thus SDN allows for:

Published Jul 06, 2012
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