SDN Applications

Get more power, security and flexibility from applications running in a single dashboard. Simply download apps for specific services and reap the benefits of SDN within minutes.

Take Your Network to the Next Level

With Software-Defined Networking (SDN) applications for security, optimisation, visibility and cloud orchestration, you can protect your network, keep traffic flowing smoothly, instantly troubleshoot issues and maintain centralised control.

Simple Deployment, Profound Impact

Easily discover, research and purchase SDN applications, then quickly download them to your environment for testing and live deployment. They’re fast and easy to implement, platform agnostic and fully validated.

Don’t Let Legacy Networks Hold You Back

With the centralised control provided by SDN applications and devices, your network isn’t limited by its hardware. You can complete a major upgrade by yourself and manage a global network from a single dashboard.

HPE Network Optimiser

Dynamically provision the end-to-end network path and Quality of Service (QoS) policy, reducing the need for manual, device-by-device configuration, simplifying policy deployment and reducing the likelihood of human errors.

HPE Network Protector

Turn your entire network infrastructure into security-enforcement devices, providing visibility and threat protection against more than one million malicious botnets, malware and spyware sites.

HPE Network Visualiser

Easily monitor traffic on your entire network with detailed visibility, eliminating the need to use expensive overlay appliances and probes to examine each port.

Cloud Orchestration

Use SDN apps to manage your cloud infrastructure, functions and services quickly and easily, all from a central location.

HPE Virtual Cloud Networking

Build a robust multi-tenant networking infrastructure that is able to deliver ready-to-use compute, storage and networking.

HPE-VMware Solution

Provide an integrated approach to automate your physical and virtual network infrastructure, with a federated HPE Virtual Application Networks SDN Controller and the VMware NSX platform.

HPE Distributed Cloud Networking

Use SDN and network visualisation to build a distributed, multi-cloud environment.

The Industry’s First SDN App Store

The Industry’s First SDN App Store

The SDN App Store is both a marketplace for SDN applications and a platform to share innovations. Find the tools you need to boost adaptability and provide specific network services and functionality – without reconfiguring your network.

HPE Helion OpenStack®

A simple, flexible cloud infrastructure with open-platform applications that accelerate your transition to hybrid networking.


Article : 2015 SDN Excellence Award


HPE is leading the way in SDN architecture and applications with the network optimising Intelligent Management Centre.

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White Paper : Open SDN Ecosystem and SDN Applications

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Get answers to top questions about the Open SDN Ecosystem and SDN Applications.

Article : Network Transformation Workshops


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