SDN

ANALYSIS: Can commodity hardware cut it in SDN world?

Of late there seems to be an SDN (software defined networks) related announcement every few days, as vendors get their ducks in a row to pitch the next evolution of technology to carriers at MWC. But the concept demands a change in mindset for the vendors as much as it does the operators.

A defining moment for SDN

Software-defined networking (SDN) is the latest acronym to save the day, promising more flexible, scalable and intelligent networks. But what does SDN actually mean?

ETSI looks to standardise virtualisation

Standards body and industry specification group ETSI is to develop an architecture for the virtualisation of various functions within telecoms networks.

SDN the answer to network strain, says Ovum

With traditional network architectures struggling to cope with more dynamic applications and services, software-defined networking (SDN) provides the answer to operators’ woes, according to research firm Ovum. The company believes SDN will be key in enabling future networks to become more flexible, scalable and intelligent.

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