SONA(Service-Oriented Network Architecture) is an architectural framework that guides the evolution of enterprise networks to IIN to support new IT strategies.
SONA network are base on a a three layer design:
- Network Infrastructure. It’s contains the Cisco enterprise architecture (campus, LAN, WAN, datacenter) and facilitates the transport of services across the network.
- Interactive Service Layer. It’s optimize the communication betwenn applications and services using intelligent network functions such as security, identity, voice, virtualization and quality of service. Services provided at this layer fall into two categories: Infraestructure Services(Identity services, Mobility, Storage, Security, Voice…) and Application Networking Services.
- Application Layer. It includes business applications and collaboration applications.
Benefits of SONA: