Guest Editorial Scalability Issues and Solutions for Software Defined Networks

  title={Guest Editorial Scalability Issues and Solutions for Software Defined Networks},
  author={Oliver Hohlfeld and James Kempf and Martin Reisslein and Stefan Schmid and Nadir Shah},
  journal={IEEE J. Sel. Areas Commun.},
Software Defined Networking (in short SDN, which is also an acronym for Software Defined Network), has emerged as a response to the limitations and complexities of traditional network architectures. At the heart of SDN lies the idea to consolidate the control over network devices into a logically centralized (software) controller separated from the data plane. The separation of the control plane and the data plane is realized via an open programming interface between the data plane switches and… 

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