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Overheard on Twitter: SDN definition; Java, Openflow talk, Cisco SDN

SearchSDN explored Twitter this week and saw users discussing an SDN definition, OpenFlow and Java, and Cisco's SDN strategy.

Each week, SearchSDN takes to Twitter to see what users, including experts, analysts, and editors are saying about software-defined networking. By searching hashtags and tweetups, and by using Storify, we explore the latest thoughts Twitter users are sharing about SDN. This week, we saw users discussing OpenFlow and Java, the benefits and definition of SDN, Cisco's shifting SDN strategy, and SDN at the recent Cloud Expo.

OpenFlow, Java debates

In this series of tweets between Nick Buraglio, blogger at The Forwarding Plane, and Saurav Das, the two debate the usability of Java and whether it's included in the Android system.

The SDN definition and benefits debate continues

This series of tweets documents scepticism that still exists around SDN, the role network functions virtualization plays with regard to SDN and the use of SDN beyond overlays.

Interesting thoughts on Cisco's SDN strategy

Tweeter Steve Jin shares his opinion on Cisco's shifting SDN strategy.

An SDN recap from the Cloud Expo

Lastly, Twitter user Faisal Hanif recaps the SDN talk at the recent Cloud Expo.



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