The network we ever knew or understood by, changes drastically so much that over half a decade the whole structure changes. SDN or software defined networking is the latest buzzword along with OpenFlow, Dynamic and Controller kind of words. It is envisioned to be the future of controllable network, since SDN offers new ways to design, build and operate networks. You may also have come across some research findings claiming this networking analogy to be the next generation network architecture.
Software Defined Networking, the ability to separate the brain of the network out from the outer body (hardware/data forwarding plane or whatever it’s defined by) that allows the web elements to communicate with each other.
Think about the ability of programming the traffic of your network to transmit the way you want, that’s what SDN brings to you. OpenFlow, the interface that allows taking control of the switches, routers and data forwarding devices over a network, empowers the ideology behind SDN with access to the hardware.
Now, with SDN architecture enabled network gives you control, ability to command than what else you will be needing to get the best out of that network!
Yes!, That’s right, SDN thus will let you control your web the way you want and design the way you want it to function. Possibilities will be limitless to empower your data communication. SDN gets you one step closer to the Future network with full control over data traffic. In the coming days, I plan to write about how dynamic features coming along with SDN-powered network.