IEEE Software Defined Network Initiative

Mehmet Ulema, Nirant Amogh, Raouf Boutaba, Cagatay Buyukkoc, Alex Clemm, Jiang Linda Xie, Mehmet C. Vuran, Antonio Manzalini, Roberto Saracco
2013 2013 IEEE SDN for Future Networks and Services (SDN4FNS)  
This paper outlines a proposal for setting up an IEEE initiative on software defined networks (SDNs) to facilitate professional and academic exchange of SDN-related ideas, research, and development. The proposal is a result of an intensive effort of a team consisting of the authors. After a comprehensive gap analysis, gaps and key opportunities were identified. Finally, a specific set of components along with schedule and financial consideration were proposed in the areas of publications,
more » ... ences, standards, education, certification, and publicity.
doi:10.1109/sdn4fns.2013.6702543 dblp:conf/sdn4fns/UlemaABBCXVMS13 fatcat:kowpck6vlvfurm64s6qlysa4nq