Enterprises are combining containers and VMs for production environments, backing up VMware’s arguments.
The closely watched startup is preaching a programmable data plane.
Software can’t do everything, especially at 100G.
‘All in’ on NFV means going down to the fiber.
Vyatta, Connectem, VistaPointe, SteelApp — now they’re all ‘Brocade.’
A Cisco white box is a possibility, John Chambers says.
Security is pervasive to networking, so it’s an area Chambers will keep an eye on.
Some programmer treats, new hardware, and a handshake with Microsoft highlight a mass of Cisco ACI enhancements.
Rather than relying on point products, enterprises should let the network become a security sensor and enforcer, Cisco says.
Digitization is about to rock the enterprise in good ways and bad, Chambers says in his last big speech to customers.