Introducing Software Defined Environments and Software Defined Networking
This chapter provides an overview of Software Defined Environments (SDE) and how Software Defined Networking (SDN) plays a role in the holistic view of the software defined information technology (IT) infrastructure.
This chapter covers the following topics:
•SDN and its relationship to SDE
•Points of concern
– Cost reductions
– Data center administrator skill set
– Organizational challenges
In addition, a quick introduction to the OpenDaylight project is provided. ...