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Date of this Version

Summer 6-2-2021


Software-Defined Networking is referred to as the next big thing in the field of networking. Legacy networks contain various components such as switches, routers, etc. with a variety of complex protocols. A network administrator is responsible for configuring all these various components. Apart from complex network management, network security is also a persistent issue in the field of networking. SDN promises simplicity in network management while also dramatically improving the security of networks. This paper gives an analysis of the current trends in in SDN as well as Security challenges with SDN. A bibliometric review on SDN has also been outlined in this paper. We have also mentioned some of the challenges posed by the SDN architecture and also some of the solutions to combat them