Increasing Data Traffic and the Need for Software Defined Networks (SDN)

Network traffic growth trends are outpacing the ability to keep up with the traditional, hardware-centric network model. To meet future network traffic needs and give our customers more control of their network services, AT&T is moving to a software-centric network model.

How AT&T is moving to a Software Defined Network (SDN)

The telecom industry used to spend years developing switches, routers, and other physical gear to run our network. Today that model is unsustainable. AT&T is moving to a Software Defined Network (SDN). We are becoming a software company.