Each week, @SearchSDN explores Twitter to see what users are saying about software-defined networking, network virtualization, OpenFlow standards and more. Using Storify, we searched keywords, hashtags and tweetups to see what industry experts, bloggers and commenters had to say this week about the developing technology. This week, we saw Twitter users differentiate between SDN and NVF, and continue to discuss the benefits of SDN.
Software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV)
The benefits of SDN
Switches? We don't need no stinkin' switches! We have software defined networking, ese!!— Jorge Velázquez (@jorgesd) March 19, 2013
SDN = Software Defined Networking. Why bother? You can let go 10 network engineers and cut down provisioning time from 2 weeks to 4 days!— JT (@jtantwtr) March 21, 2013
SDN implementation and its impacts
Software defined networking is major disruptor - network tightly coupled with service & support 2sided business models - Brace, STL, #telco2— Telco 2.0 Initiative (@telco2) March 19, 2013