Cloud Enabled Networking

Last updated: January 17, 2017

What Does Cloud Enabled Networking Mean?

Cloud enabled networking is referred to the process of using cloud computing infrastructure, application and services to control, manage and/or operate a standard/physical computer network.

It enables transitioning some or all form of network management processes and policies to /from a cloud service.


Techopedia Explains Cloud Enabled Networking

Cloud enabled networking is one of the form of cloud networking. Typically, in cloud enabled networking, the core networking infrastructure, packet forwarding, routing and other networking services including data remain on the standard physical network.

However network management, monitoring, maintenance, security and/or other network administrative processes are performed/ enabled through the cloud.

For example, using a SaaS/cloud-based firewall to protect a non-cloud computer network.


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