An Introduction to Software-Defined Networking
International Journal of Intelligent Information Systems
Volume 3, Issue 6-1, December 2014, Pages: 71-74
Received: Oct. 24, 2014; Accepted: Oct. 27, 2014; Published: Nov. 3, 2014
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Babak Darabinejad, Department of Computer Engineering, Mehrarvand International Institute of Technology, Abadan, Iran
Seyed Rasoul Mousavi Fayyeh, Department of Computer Engineering, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
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Although computer networks have spread worldwide, organizations that use networking technologies, have complained about the fact that no new feature has been added. Due to their newly emerged needs, they also prefer to automate many tasks. Moreover, they prefer their networks to be developed using software, rather than expensive and new hardware. Software-defined networking and Open Flow protocol separate data level from control level which makes the network smarter and more manageable. Network's main infrastructure is also separate from applications. This makes organizations to program, automate, and control networks more efficiently. In this paper we will introduce this technology by reviewing the literature.
Software Defined Networking, Protocol, Open Flow, Overlay Networks
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Babak Darabinejad, Seyed Rasoul Mousavi Fayyeh, An Introduction to Software-Defined Networking, International Journal of Intelligent Information Systems. Special Issue: Research and Practices in Information Systems and Technologies in Developing Countries. Vol. 3, No. 6-1, 2014, pp. 71-74. doi: 10.11648/j.ijiis.s.2014030601.23
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