The Second Edition of the SDN Summit will take place in Paris in March 21/22, 2013. The event will take place alongside with the MPLS and Ethernet World Congress.
During the conference key experts will confront practical implementations with conceptual views on a successful concept that has yet to be defined.
Indeed, everybody agrees that SDN is about to transform networking architecture, and yet there are multiple definitions of Software Defined Networking. SDN asserts that the control and data planes are decoupled, that network intelligence and state are logically centralized, and that the underlying network infrastructure is abstracted from the applications.