SDN Shim: Controlling Legacy Devices

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We propose a design to aid experimentation with SDN architectures using legacy network equipment. We implement a portion of the design on an FPGA and evaluate throughput and latency. Results indicate viability for testbed and research environments, especially with proposed additions to further reduce latency in broadcast- and multicast-heavy traffic.


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2015 IEEE 40th Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN)