HU Guangwu, JIANG Yong, CHEN Wenlong, CHEN Tan, WU Jianping. SuperFlow: A Reliable and Scalable Architecture for Large-Scale Enterprise Networks[J]. Chinese Journal of Electronics, 2016, 25(6): 1134-1140. doi: 10.1049/cje.2016.06.012
Citation: HU Guangwu, JIANG Yong, CHEN Wenlong, CHEN Tan, WU Jianping. SuperFlow: A Reliable and Scalable Architecture for Large-Scale Enterprise Networks[J]. Chinese Journal of Electronics, 2016, 25(6): 1134-1140. doi: 10.1049/cje.2016.06.012

SuperFlow: A Reliable and Scalable Architecture for Large-Scale Enterprise Networks

doi: 10.1049/cje.2016.06.012
Funds:  This work is supported by the National Nature Science Foundation of China (No.61402255, No.61170292, No.61373161), the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program) (No.SS2015AA010203), China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (No.2014M560970), Guangdong Natural Science Foundation (No.2015A030310492), Fundamental Research Project of Shenzhen Municipality (No.JCYJ20160228172531429), and Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Software Defined Networking (No.ZDSYS20140509172959989).
  • Received Date: 2014-08-27
  • Rev Recd Date: 2015-02-06
  • Publish Date: 2016-11-10
  • With the increasing number of users, enterprise networks have become more and more important, but it also faced new challenges in various aspects. Though OpenFlow, the promising de facto Software defined networking (SDN) scheme which can provide fine-grained and flow-level control for enterprise networks, yet it still has a few undesirable designs in credibility and scalability. Inspired by OpenFlow-included many excellent studies, we have proposed a reliable and scalable architecture——SuperFlow for large-scale enterprise networks in this paper. It inherits the merits of OpenFlow, and overcomes OpenFlow’s limitations by introducing some novel features. The prototype experiment has proved that SuperFlow possesses these features with desirable performance.
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