Network Programmability is the answer ! What was the question again ? Or , is there really a case for Network Programmability ?

@inproceedings{MerweNetworkPI,
  title={Network Programmability is the answer ! What was the question again ? Or , is there really a case for Network Programmability ?},
  author={Jacobus E. van der Merwe and Charles R. Kalmanek}
}
Recent developments in the broader networking community involve the decomposing and/or refactoring of network functions in order to ease the introduction of new protocols and services and indeed new networking architectures [3, 4, 8, 6, 5]. At first blush this appears to be a most desirable development from a service provider point of view, because it enables the introduction of new features/services without the need for industry wide standards or even buy-in from vendors. However, to some… CONTINUE READING