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The 2015 Guide to SDN and NFV

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Download Dr. Jim Metzler's 2015 Guide to SDN and NFV. Over the last couple of years, the hottest topics in networking have been Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). While both enterprises and service providers have shown great interest in these topics, the vast majority of organizations are still either on the sidelines or in the analysis stage of adoption. The primary goals of The 2015 Guide to Software Defined Networking & Network Functions Virtualization (The Guide) are to eliminate the confusion that surrounds SDN and NFV and to accelerate the analysis and potential adoption of these new design and architectural approaches.

  • Executive Summary
  • Part 1 - Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Part 2 - Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)
  • Part 3: The SDN and NFV Ecosystem
  • Complete Version