E-Guide: Software-defined networking could make Network-as-a-Service a reality

E-Guide: Software-defined networking could make Network-as-a-Service a reality

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Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (Paas) and especially Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) need no introductions. Organizations are already sold on their benefits.

But how about Network-as-a-Service (NaaS)? It is real, and likely to become universal. But it may require software-defined networking (SDN) in the form of OpenFlow to make it a reality.

How?

Read this expert e-guide to find out the role of OpenFlow as an SDN architecture, its benefits, limitations and more. Furthermore, discover why OpenFlow NaaS would offer enterprises more control over data center and inter-data center cloud traffic than is available today with Ethernet or IP.

Vendor:
Dell, Inc. and Intel®
Posted:
11 Jul 2012
Published:
11 Jul 2012
Format:
PDF
Length:
6 Page(s)
Type:
eGuide
Language:
English
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