Pharmaceutical firm OpenEye Scientific is using SD-WAN as a more efficient way to expand its AWS footprint.
A key driver for SD-WAN is that it can be used to intelligently optimize and secure connections to the cloud.
Carrier virtualization, programmability and the massive data sets from machine learning and analytics are driving new requirements for data centers.
With machine learning, big data, cloud, and NFV initiatives invading the data center, there are implications for data center networking performance.
Virtualizing the data center may make it more efficient and agile but additional processing power may be needed.