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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616

Efficient Network Architectures Based On Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

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RAZA, Hawbir Kamal, Savaş U«KUN, Kamaran Faraj



SDN, OpenFlow, network virtualization, efficiency, network management, network measurment



The Software-defined networking (SDN) is an approach to computer networking that provides an opportunity for the network administrator to initialize, control, change, and manages networks programmatically via open interfaces and abstraction of lower level functionality. The old network architecture (NA) has been using the traditional networks, thus inefficient due to internetworking devices inability to support scalable computer requirements is digitalized and real time. The newest of NA is designed as a platform efficient to resolve the issue of traditional networks by decoupling and disassociating of NA responsibility is to control and making decisions in order to traffic concerns. Some of the typical systems associated with SDN include OpenFlow protocol, Cisco Systems, Open Network Environment, and network virtualization platform. The changes in technology signifies the important for the new NA that acts as a response to select in traffic patterns. Besides, the new network architecture must respond by providing a traffic pattern for the managements and flexibility of users traffic. The network architectures need to take advantage of the new cloud services and create a network that suits the interests of the potential users. This study focuses on showing how SDN deployments can be used to improve the manageability of NA, and OpenFlow can be used to create end-to-end switches and allow users to attain their objectives using efficient network architectures. The study utilizes the use of multi-case research method in analyzing the measures to be implemented for improving the efficiency of SDN. Also, investigates the different management networks traffics and their role in bolstering networking ability. The study is proposing the most harmonious method that network managers need to prioritize when it comes to deploying their network architectures. This is for ensuring so they select a NA that is easier to manage and affordable. SDN is an important tool used in improving networks and efficiency of a network. This paper, therefore, uses SDN in convincing network managers and other concerned partners about the importance of ensuring that their network is deployed on SDN. The paper further uses OpenFlow model as the primary simulation method.



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