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.
To help simplify network operation deployment in data centers, IP Infusion brings together comprehensive data center protocol support, hybrid SDN feature support, modularity and carrier class data center-class management and high availability features, along with comprehensive services and support, to help OEMS rapidly implement an end-to-end, high-speed line-rate Gigabit Ethernet top-of- rack (ToR) switching solutions.
generic SDN controller for hybrid SDN networking, an optical line terminal