NTT Com to launch world's first cloud service with network virtualisation

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http://www.itwire.com – Japan's telco giant, NTT Communications (NTT Com), is to launch the world's first global cloud computing service to incorporate OpenFlow network virtualisation technology that will enable customers to control and configure their network within and between data centres. {loadposition stuart}The move represents the first practical implementation of the idea of a software defined network (SDN) - one in which the network hardware (routers and switches) is controlled and configure by software that is external to the devices themselves.NTT Com says the new infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerin (IT news)