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Strategy: OpenFlow vs. Traditional Networks

Jan 13, 2012

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OpenFlow and SDN have the potential to simplify network operations and management while driving down  hardware costs. But they would also require IT to rethink  traditional network architectures. At the same time, other protocols are available or emerging that can provide many of the same benefits without requiring major changes.

We’ll look at the pros and cons of OpenFlow and SDN and how they stack up with existing options to simplify  networking. (S4060112)


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