hybrid SDN

hybrid SDN

(hybrid Software-Defined Networking) A network that employs both traditional and SDN protocols. SDN-oriented switches are designed to allow ports to support some OpenFlow features, while others require the port to be OpenFlow only or traditional protocol only. See software-defined networking, hybrid network and SD-WAN.
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It supports technologies required for SDN, Hybrid SDN and distributed control plane and Network Functions Virtualization.
generic SDN controller for hybrid SDN networking, an optical line terminal
Software-defined networks (SDNs) are here to stay, but not today: SDNs are on service providers' minds, but it is a longer-term challenge to find implementations of hybrid SDN and non-SDN in live networks
The appointment coincides with the launch of ADARA's 2000 Series Hybrid SDN Switch Architecture, which is based on Dr.