Software-Defined Networking 101

Since the introduction of software-defined networking (SDN), network administrators have been able to manage networks by abstracting low-level functionality. The primary objective of SDN is to make networks easier to manage and to better suit the bandwidth-consuming applications that are used in today’s computing practices.
This infographic outlines the main characteristics of SDN, explains the most common SDN models and highlights some of the limitations faced by existing networks. For a simple, user-friendly beginner’s guide to SDN, keep reading below.

Software-Defined Networking 101