SDN enables extensive automation of service provisioning and network management processes across many devices, multiple layers, and multiple vendors. SDN helps:
opexby upto70% and labo ur costs by 62%
- consolidation of IT resources:
numberof switches and its power consumption is reduced by 70% while server racks are reduced by 55%
- brings in business agility
- Recovery time objectives are reduced thus increasing network availability and performance
- flatten LAN architecture which results in 85% saving in real estate, power, cooling and cabling. In traditional deployments 63% of total LAN costs are for personnel resources these also include connectivity, administration, general network and application support and some hidden costs.