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Author Goransson, Paul.

Title Software defined networks : a comprehensive approach / Paul Göransson, Chuck Black ; [foreward by Matt Davy].

Publication Info. Waltham, Massachusetts : Morgan Kaufmann, an imprint of Elsevier, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 325 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Why SDN? -- The genesis of SDN -- How SDN works -- The openflow specification -- Alternative definitions of SDN -- SDN in the data center -- SDN in other environments -- Players in the SDN ecosystem -- SDN applications -- SDN open source -- Business ramifications -- SDN futures.
Summary Software Defined Networks discusses the historical networking environment that gave rise to SDN, as well as the latest advances in SDN technology. The book gives you the state of the art knowledge needed for successful deployment of an SDN, including: How to explain to the non-technical business decision makers in your organization the potential benefits, as well as the risks, in shifting parts of a network to the SDN model; how to make intelligent decisions about when to integrate SDN technologies in a network; how to decide if your organization should be developing its own SDN applications or looking to acquire these from an outside vendor; how to accelerate the ability to develop your own SDN application, be it entirely novel or a more efficient approach to a long-standing problem. Discusses the evolution of the switch platforms that enable SDN, addresses when to integrate SDN technologies in a network, provides an overview of sample SDN applications relevant to different industries, includes practical examples of how to write SDN applications.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Software-defined networking (Computer network technology)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Black, Chuck.
Other Form: Print version: Goransson, Paul. Software Defined Networks. Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014 9780124166752
ISBN 9780124166844 (electronic bk.)
0124166849 (electronic bk.)