January 5, 2014 Leave a comment
Business value is created in two ways, by
- Lowering production and operations cost of a product or delivery cost of a service
- Creating new sources of revenues by bringing a new product or service to market
Expected impact of SDN on cost of network infrastructure and operations has received well-deserved attention. Another frequently mentioned aspect of SDN is ‘network programmability’ for new or customized behavior of the network – a big high-level idea that will have many different manifestations. In this entry, I will dig a little deeper and focus on the potential of network programmability to control resources to create new services and revenue from the network itself.