The idea of using cloud brains to simplify on-premises management holds a lot of promise for the future.
You get agility through cloud by making the cloud self-service.
Take a look at these five emerging use cases for SDN that will encourage more companies to adopt these in their networks.
The difference between network functions virtualization (NFV) and network virtualization is causing some confusion, and meanwhile, the industry is still feeling out just what 'SDN' is going to mean. Here's a look at how the three concepts differ...
In the last few months, space has been filling up from people jumping on the "white box, bare metal switch" bandwagon. For example, GigaOm recently discussed Facebook’s initiative in the Open Compute Project to develop a standardized white box...
Steve Garrison discusses SDN in the context of infinite bandwidth and describes why SDN adds value regardless of the bandwidth available in the network.
Why are SDN-driven network TAPs such a big deal? Can network TAP be the first OpenFlow killer app?
The idea is there are real problems today that are addressable today. All companies with large data center properties need to take a look at how SDN can help them today, there is no reason to wait!
If SDN is to build these bridges, it needs to be universally leveraged by data center personnel not just the developer guys, not the networks guys—everyone.