ComparloCategory: TechnologyWhat is the difference between NFV and SDN?
Ahmed Abdelghani asked 1 year ago

{“lhsI”:”NFV”,”rhsI”:”SDN”}

RouteXP65 replied 3 months ago

Good Comparison, Check out on the below link as well for the comparison http://www.routexp.com/2017/05/comparison-sdn-vs-nfv-why-and-where-to.html

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Karim MRabie, ICT Consultant | Mobility Expert answered 1 year ago

[{“cellsNumber”:2,”row”:”Acronym”,”lhsI”:”%3Cstrong%3ENFV%3C/strong%3E%20stands%20for%20%3Cstrong%3EN%3C/strong%3Eetwork%20%3Cstrong%3EF%3C/strong%3Eunctions%20%3Cstrong%3EV%3C/strong%3Eirtualization.”,”rhsI”:”%3Cstrong%3ESDN%3C/strong%3E%20stands%20for%20%3Cstrong%3ES%3C/strong%3Eoftware%20%3Cb%3ED%3C/b%3Eefined%20%3Cstrong%3EN%3C/strong%3Eetwork.”},{“cellsNumber”:2,”row”:”Scope”,”lhsI”:”NFV%20offers%20a%20way%20to%20design%2C%20deploy%2C%20%26amp%3B%20manage%20Network%20Services%20via%20decoupling%20the%20Network%20Functions%20from%20proprietary%20Hardware%20enabling%20them%20to%20run%20in%20software%20environment.”,”rhsI”:”SDN%20is%20an%20architectural%20framework%20that%20decouples%20the%20control%20plane%20and%20Forwarding/Data%20plane%20enabling%20the%20network%20control%20to%20become%20directly%20programmable%20abstracting%20the%20underlying%20infrastructure.”},{“cellsNumber”:1,”row”:”Confusion”,”lhsI”:”The%20terms%20NFV/SDN%20have%20always%20been%20used%20jointly%20and%20that%20might%20give%20the%20impression%20that%20SDN%20is%20a%20basic%20element%20in%20the%20NFV%20Architecture.%20%3Cbr%20/%3E%3Cbr%20/%3ESDN%20is%20an%20important%20utility.%20However%2C%20it%20is%20not%20a%20mandatory%20block%20in%20NFV%20Architecture.%26nbsp%3B%3Cbr%20/%3E%3Cbr%20/%3EClause%20from%20First%20NFV%20White%20Paper%2C%20Oct%202012.%26nbsp%3B%3Cbr%20/%3E%3Cbr%20/%3E%3Cem%3E%26ldquo%3BNFV%20is%20highly%20complementary%20to%20Software%20Defined%20Networking%20%28SDN%29%2C%20but%20not%20dependent%20on%20it%20%28or%20vice-versa%29.%20NFV%20can%20be%20implemented%20without%20an%20SDN%20being%20required%2C%20although%20the%20two%20concepts%20and%20solutions%20can%20be%20combined%20and%20potentially%20greater%20value%20accrued%26rdquo%3B%26nbsp%3B%3C/em%3E%3Cbr%20/%3E%3Cbr%20/%3EIn%20NFV%20Context%2C%20SDN%20is%20commonly%20referred%20as%20%22DC%20SDN%22%20and%20in%20an%20OpenStack%20environment%2C%20for%20example%2C%20it%20is%20deployed%20as%20a%20backend%20for%20neutron.”,”rhsI”:””}]