Accelerating Evolution to Automated Service-Aware SDN-Controlled Networks – A Pragmatic Three-Phase Approach

Service providers globally are converging on a control model to achieve the significant goal of automating service creation and assurance from data centers, through the network, to customer premises equipment. In this model, a centralized network controller delivers end-to-end network abstraction, automation, and service awareness, thus considerably simplifying the work of service orchestrators. Realization of…