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Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) with a Touch of SDN by Paresh Shah, Syed Farrukh Hassan, Rajendra Chayapathi

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Chapter 5. Software Defined Networking (SDN)

The previous chapters focused on network functions virtualization (NFV) concepts, architecture, and deployment. Software-defined networking (SDN) is a different technology area that is independent of NFV. However, since its goals align very well with those of NFV, the two technologies complement and benefit from each other, bringing a very compelling solution to achieve the common desired results. A discussion about NFV would be incomplete unless it includes SDN. This chapter touches upon SDN, introduces its concepts at a high level, and explores the benefits it brings when combined with NFV.

The main topics covered in this chapter are:

• The concepts of SDN, and the motivations behind it

• Application ...

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