Unless we take a concrete step to clarify the term “open” it is at risk of becoming another cliché. Creating a commonly understood context and taxonomy can help us define what open networking really means.
Archana Khetan is a Marketing Executive who has held leadership positions defining products, roadmap and strategy at various companies including Cisco, Juniper and Force10 Networks. She has also worked as a network architect and consultant formulating IT strategies for customers. She holds a MSEE degree in Computer Engineering & Communications and BSEE degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering.
Archana has spent the last few years looking closely at industry developments and strategy around SDN and Open Networking. A recent transplant from Silicon Valley to the East Coast, Archana considers herself a problem solver now navigating her way through the entrepreneurial fog.