Open Network Environment (ONE)
A software-defined networking (SDN) strategy from Cisco developed to help networks become more open, programmable and application-aware. According to this article from eWeek, with Cisco’s Open Network Environment, or Cisco ONE, the company’s goal is to deliver software programmability throughout the network, from ASICs and operating systems to networking functions and services.
While software-defined networking typically entails separating the control plane and data plane, Cisco’s SDN strategy of an Open Network Environment focuses on retaining existing networking processes while offering better integration with third-party software.
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