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What Is OpenFlow?

By June 23, 2011

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OpenFlow is a scheme for adding software programmability to network switches and routers. OpenFlow was developed by academic researchers as a method for enabling experimental technologies on Ethernet networks. It has since been adopted by some industry companies.

OpenFlow has been in the news lately as a technology possibly suited to cloud computing, an environment where virtualized resources and dynamic configuration require programmable solutions.
More - Learn More About OpenFlow (openflow.org)
See also - Why The Cloud Needs New Forms of Networking (gigaom.com)

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July 29, 2011 at 7:45 am
(1) Sanjeev Jain says:

Hi,
I like this.This is very interesting.

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